Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

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Heritage/Tradition

Benzinger Library

Guerrilla librarians

In 2005, a move to shut down the Residential College’s popular Benzinger Library sparked student protests, sit-ins, and a move to take back the stacks of East Quad.

Pryor upon release, with parents.

The spy who never was

The film Bridge of Spies is more than just a Cold War thriller for one former professor who survived the real-life saga.

Jesse Owens at U-M, 1936.

A feat to cherish

The Jesse Owens story is the subject of the new film “Race,” but for U-M fans of track & field, the Owens story that truly resonates took place here, in 1935, when the Ohio State Buckeye made history.

Let's go blue, detail, 1975

How we went blue

It’s short. It’s sweet. And it can really swing. But the origins of “Let’s Go Blue” were anything but simple. (With podcast.)

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The write side of history

Podcast: Veteran journalists recount the high stakes and high jinks of life as Michigan Daily reporters. Plus: Peace Corps at 55.