Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:56pm
Members of the World Socialist Web Site Autoworker Newsletter speaking at an informational meeting opposing the General Motors plant closings at the Michigan League Thursday night.

On Wednesday, the International Youth and Students for Social Equality hosted an informational meeting in the Michigan League to teach students about the upcoming protest against General Motors, a company that has been a source of layoffs in Detroit since the decline of the auto industry in Michigan.

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 4:31pm
Affordable Care Act

Michigan is joining a coalition of 17 Democratic attorneys general fighting to appeal a Texas district court decision that ruled the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional.

In her announcement, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said Michigan has a strong interest in protecting the Affordable Care Act.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 11:43pm
Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Julieanne Himelstein speaks to the audience about current legislation concerning sexual misconduct at the Ford School of Public Policy Wednesday evening.

At the “Empowering Survivors: A Forum on Sexual Misconduct Policy” panel Wednesday night about 100 students gathered at the Ford School to discuss the new sexual misconduct policy at the University of Michigan.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 11:29pm
LSA program associate Elizabeth James speaks to audience about privilege, power, and stereotypes at the Beyond Black and White panel in Tauber Colloquium Wednesday evening.

On Wednesday night, around 80 students gathered in the Tauber Colloquium to discuss the history of power, privilege and stereotypes as a person of color. Spearheaded by the United Asian American Organization, the panel was a coalition of four POC organizations on campus: UAAO, Black Student Union, La Casa and Arab Student Association. The panel featured faculty advisors and staff in multicultural leadership roles throughout campus.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 9:43pm
The state gerrymandering trial seeking to redraw Michigan's political map began on Feb. 5.

A gerrymandering lawsuit filed by the League of Women Voters went to trial U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan on Tuesday after a settlement offered by Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson was rejected. Benson's settlement offer was a proposal to declare 11 of Michigan's 110 state House districts unconstitutional and called for them to be redrawn by an unbiased redistricting committee within legislature. One of those districts, the 55th, includes part of Ann Arbor and is currently represented by Rep. Rebekah Warren, D-Ann Arbor.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 10:45pm
SAPAC hosts a Consent Outreach and Relationship Education Program to talk about healthy relationships and queer identity on Tuesday in the League.

Tuesday night, the Consent, Outreach and Relationship Education program in the Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center welcomed Jari Jones and Corey Kempster to the Michigan League on Tuesday for “Love Beyond Bounds,” a discussion about love and healthy relationships. The event was also hosted by the University of Michigan Spectrum Center and the Center for Education of Women Plus. 

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 10:29pm
CSG members talk amongst themselves during representative training Tuesday in the Michigan League.

The University of Michigan’s Central Student Government convened Tuesday evening to conduct assembly-wide identity training. The Student Assembly also discussed a previously vetoed resolution regarding the nomination of a chair for the Student Organization Funding Committee.

Public health senior Lloyd Lyons, executive diversity officer of CSG, instructed the identity training for CSG members. Topics of discussion included gender pronouns, the danger of not speaking up on important issues and unconscious biases.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 10:13pm
Alexandra Murphy, assistant professor in sociology, discusses transportation for individuals with fewer resources during the Neighborhoods, Suburbs, and Environments Faculty Panel in the Osterman Common Room Tuesday.

On Tuesday afternoon, about 20 people gathered in the Osterman Common Room for a faculty panel on neighborhoods and suburbs. Held by the University of Michigan’s Institute for the Humanities as part of the “Humanities and Environments” series, the event featured three University professors, each of whom presented their current research on topics such as poverty, the war on drugs and urban neighborhoods.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 7:33pm
According to new research,  the chemical pollutant PFAS — or polyfluorolalkyl substances — can cause different kinds of chemical mutations depending on a person's race.

According to new research,  the chemical pollutant PFAS — or polyfluorolalkyl substances — can cause different kinds of chemical mutations depending on a person's race. Sung Kyun Park, associate professor in the School of Public Health, presented this research in a seminar on Tuesday sponsored by the Integrated Health Sciences Core of Michigan Center on Lifestage Environmental Exposures and Disease, or M-LEEaD.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 6:54pm
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How would you personally define self-love?

Freddie: Self-love is being ok even in the case of your setbacks and failures you can still be a good person even when making mistakes.

Cyd: Self-love is the necessity of actively seeking out the beauty in all of your individual flaws, taking time to work on making your strengths stronger, and then actually believing your own voice when you hear it say, “I love me”.