Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 10:24am
Rick's announces its opening with limited capacity Thursday morning.

After being shut down since March due to the pandemic, Rick’s American Cafe announced on social media they will reopen their doors Thursday with limited capacity.

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 12:42pm
Governor Gretchen Whitmer speaks at an event at Hill Auditorium in 2018.

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel charged seven men under the state’s anti-terrorism law for their involvement in a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and violently overthrow the government.

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 10:31pm
Ann Arbor City Council voted 10-0 to instate Tom Crawford as the next city administrator Monday evening.

City Council voted 10-0 to officially give Interim City Administrator Tom Crawford the full-time position as city administrator at a special session meeting Monday night.

Councilmember Jane Lumm, I-Ward 2, said she supported instating Crawford as permanent city administrator. She said Crawford has clearly demonstrated his effectiveness in doing the job during his time as interim city administrator.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - 2:56pm
Provost Susan M. Collins responds to the Graduate Employees' Organization through an email Wednesday afternoon.

Provost Susan M. Collins responded to the Graduate Employees’ Organization’s four-day strike in an email addressed to all undergraduate students at the University of Michigan on Wednesday.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 11:25am
Ann Arbor City Council discusses the process of hiring a new city administrator.

Ann Arbor will have to wait a little bit longer before a new city administrator is chosen.

At Monday night’s special session, the council discussed the next steps in the search for a new city administrator, ultimately voting unanimously to carry on with the process and continue to consider all four candidates for the position.

Monday, August 24, 2020 - 9:22pm
Young people hang out at a house near the University in June.

The Ann Arbor City Council approved an emergency ordinance to require face masks and put a limit on the sizes of social gatherings at a city council special session Monday evening.

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 9:07am
The University announces its new grading policy for the upcoming academic year.

In an email sent to students and faculty Thursday morning, Provost Susan M. Collins announced a new undergraduate grading policy at the University of Michigan for the 2020-2021 academic year. All undergraduate classes will maintain the traditional grading system for students who earn grades A-C, but students with D or E grades will receive a “No Record COVID” on their transcript with the option to request an NRC be converted into a letter grade.

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 2:33pm
Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that she will allocate $65 million towards schools as the COVID-19 pandemic affects schools, her office announced Wednesday afternoon.

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced she will be allocating $65 million from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act to Michigan school districts, institutions of higher education and education organizations, according to a press release sent Wednesday afternoon.  

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 4:49pm
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On the Aug. 4 primary election ballot, voters will decide on five seats on the Ann Arbor City Council. With one seat open in each ward and 13 total candidates running, The Daily has put together a City Council election guide with each candidate’s platforms to help Ann Arbor voters make informed decisions at the polls.

Ward 1

Anne Bannister (D), incumbent

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 5:45pm
Ann Arbor City Council candidates for Wards 1, 2, and 3 participated in a Zoom forum Thursday afternoon.

University of Michigan students enrolled in Public Policy 456/756 hosted candidates for Wards 1, 2 and 3 of Ann Arbor City Council in an online forum Thursday afternoon. Students asked candidates about transportation, affordable housing and climate change.