Having just transferred from Plekhanov Russian University of Economics in Moscow, Russia, LSA junior Veronika Volevich was looking forward to attending her first football game in The Big House. She made a post in the “Buying and Selling Tickets UMich” Facebook group on Sept. 4 requesting that anyone selling tickets to the football games on […]
October 5, 2021 City Council looks to mandate energy and water benchmarking for city buildings The Ann Arbor City Council passed the first reading for an ordinance to mandate energy and water benchmarking for certain buildings in the City to promote efficient use of energy and water and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. There needs to […]
University of Michigan class Facebook pages, meant for academic inquiries, awkward freshman year introductions and wholesome memes are now a front for student football ticket sales. MarketNoire, an open Facebook group with the sole purpose of serving as a space for transactions between students, has close to 7,000 members and is a frequent stop […]
This week in Michigan basketball is depressing. COVID-19 has forced the NCAA and Michigan to stop all athletic events for the rest of the year. There’s not much else to it, other than depressing. Seniors won’t see their season off the way they want to. Neither will coaches or fans or other players.
It brings a finality to the season that no one wanted, forcing us to reflect on an almost-done women’s basketball team far before anyone ever wanted.
The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs (SACUA) met virtually Monday to discuss potential issues after Ann Arbor Public Schools (AAPS) recently announced that all of their traditional before- and after-school childcare programs would not be operating during the upcoming academic year. SACUA also discussed a possible vaccine incentivization program for faculty, as well as […]
Michigan answered one of the many questions surrounding this year’s uncertain situation for fall sports on Wednesday, releasing its plan for football tickets.
This fall, there will be no season tickets and no tickets open to the general public. Instead, individual game tickets will be sold to a mix of season ticket holders and students as capacity permits — a number still undecided.
The University of Michigan’s countless Facebook student pages are full of people selling football tickets, advertising for jobs or looking for someone to take over their leases. Being a commuter with a part-time job and no real interest in football, a majority of these notifications only served to clog up my feed until, one day, […]
Since the beginning of the school year, I have found myself spending more time — way too much time — on Facebook. At the end of August, I started using the Facebook groups for University of Michigan students, including “UMICH Housing, Rooms, Apartments, Sublets” and “University of Michigan Class of 2023” to try and find […]
Since Oct. 8, survivors of late University of Michigan athletic doctor Robert Anderson have been camping outside of University President Mark Schlissel’s house in protest against the University’s handling of the nearly 1,000 individuals who have come forward with sexual assault allegations against Anderson. Over the past few months, survivors have appeared in front of […]
As concerning as Facebook’s news platform is, I don’t see the $500 billion corporation scaling back any of these new features anytime soon.