Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 7:27pm
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The University of Michigan’s chapter of College Republicans held a Zoom Q&A with U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, R-La., to hear his perspectives on a variety of policy issues Wednesday night. The event was intended to be a discussion of Cassidy’s work on mental health care legislation, though the meeting expanded into talking about several topics, including the 2020 election and the future of the Republican Party. 

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 8:36pm
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Gyms and pools can reopen subject to restrictions to uphold public health protocols amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Thursday. Some organized sports will also be permitted to resume as part of the state’s gradual reopening process.

Following the governor’s executive order, the University of Michigan’s Department of Recreational Sports announced plans to begin reopening its facilities to the campus community in the next several weeks.

Friday, August 28, 2020 - 10:31am
A student moves into her new housing on campus in August.

As the first day of fall semester approaches and students move into on-campus residence halls, freshmen have had to modify their expectations for what the semester will now look like.

The Daily senior news editor Ben Rosenfeld talked to a variety of incoming freshmen about their expectations and experiences moving in amid a challenging fall semester.

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 7:33pm
Washtenaw County announced that outdoor gatherings in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti must be limited to 25 people Wednesday evening.

The Washtenaw County Health Department announced plans to restrict outdoor gatherings of more than 25 people in the cities of Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti, according to an announcement released to the public early Wednesday night. 

The county’s plans come after Ingham County, home to Michigan State University, announced similar plans Tuesday afternoon. 

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 1:26pm
Ann Arbor residents wait in line to purchase groceries during the COVID-19 pandemic at Meijer.

According to a statement from Meijer, at least three stores across the state have had team members test positive for COVID-19.

Among these are store locations in Grandville and Cedar Springs, as well as one near Ann Arbor, Mich., on Jackson Road.

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 11:39am
The field hospital planned by Michigan Medicine has not opened yet.

After Michigan Medicine announced last week that it would be opening a field hospital in an indoor track facility on the University of Michigan’s athletic campus, no further measures have been taken to open up the facility for COVID-19 patients in Washtenaw County. 

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 4:21pm
MDining announced that students with meal plans will receive reimbursement for meals lost due to COVID-19.

According to an email sent to The Daily by University spokesman Rick Fitzgerald, University of Michigan students with meal plans will be reimbursed for meal credits lost due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Students will receive dining credits equal to their current unused meals and Dining Dollars to be used when classes resume.

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 11:56am
Interim provost Susan Collins made an announcement to students Friday morning elaborating on the university’s grading policy for the winter term.

In an email sent to students Friday morning, Interim Provost Susan Collins provided updates to students on grading plans for the remainder of the winter semester. 

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 5:37pm
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks at a press conference on Friday.

Ten days after the first case of coronavirus was reported in the state, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivered an update from the State Emergency Operations Center Friday afternoon on the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 12:57pm
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Local police were notified of reports of an armed person in a home on the 400 block of North State Street in Ann Arbor Friday afternoon, the University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security announced in an alert sent to students at about 12:50 p.m. The Ann Arbor Police Department is responding to the incident.

AAPD told The Michigan Daily they have no comment at this point on the developing situation.