Student Government

The University of Michigan’s Central Student Government officially launched its new “It Starts With Me” initiative Tuesday to bring issues around discrimination on campus into the spotlight.

Student representatives gather for a Central Student Government meeting in the Michigan Union on September 13, 2016.

Central Student Government launched the University of Michigan’s first ever Mental Health Climate and Resources Task Force, an initiative intended to improve mental health on campus, after CSG President David Schafer, an LSA senior, signed an executive order to implement it at their Tuesday

University of Michigan students write suggests of what they want to see from Central Student Government as a part of a campaign to increase inclusivity and tolerance on campus through an event on the Diag Tuesday.

The University of Michigan Central Student Government launched a new campaign, “It Starts With Me,” at an event on the Diag Tuesday. The initiative aims to bring awareness to racism and discrimination on campus.

Rackham student Abbhinav Muralidharan, Engineering senior and Engineering Student Government President Rebekah Andrews, and Rackham student Chris Reynolds facilitate the Engineering Student Government review at Chesebrough Auditorium on Thursday.

About 15 student leaders from organizations in the University of Michigan’s College of Engineering gathered Thursday night in Chesborough Auditorium on North Campus to hold a student-led review of the University President Mark Schlissel’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Engineering junior Dong Yi Chen at the Engineering Student Government Meeting in the Union on Wednesday.

At their Wednesday meeting, Engineering Student Government discussed plans to host a review of the University’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion plan, separate from the forums hosted by the College of Engineering, because of sentiments from students that they felt uncomfortable and unable to

Officer Justin Berent and Brian Baker of DPSS discuss safety concerns during Halloween weekend at the CSG meeting in the Union on Monday.

At its Tuesday meeting, Central Student Government discussed resolutions on scholarships for Syrian refugees and the Communication Committee’s budget.

CSG President David Schafer, an LSA senior, speaks about the new Leadership Engagement Scholarship in the Michigan League on Friday.

With the launch of Central Student Government’s new Leadership Engagement Scholarship, student leaders will now be able to ease the financial burden of varying club membership dues and receiv

At a town hall Thursday with Central Student Government members and Ann Arbor city officials, members of each group tried to find common ground between city and student interests for downtown housing.

Tuesday’s Central Student Government meeting featured guest speakers from the Academic Innovation office to discuss future plans for University of Michigan-sponsored websites. The body also discussed allocating $600 of their budget for self-promotion on Facebook.

Central Student Government discussed a resolution stating the body’s support against the possible deportation of an immigrant activist Tuesday night, leading to a debate on the legality of lobbying versus advocacy.

Ultimately, the resolution passed.