Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 8:00pm
Ann Arbor and Detroit residents voice their opinion on the new RTA bus route from Detroit to Ann Arbor at the Ann Arbor District Library Wednesday evening.

The Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan (RTA) is looking to make travel between Ann Arbor and Detroit less of a hassle. 

 

The RTA held a public hearing about a potential new bus service, in collaboration with TheRide, connecting the two cities on Wednesday evening at the Ann Arbor District Library. About 40 people attended the public hearing about the new pilot bus service looking to connect the two major cities.

 

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 6:04pm
A report conducted by WalletHub voted Ann Arbor as the best college town for cities with a population under 125,000 people.

In a new report conducted by WalletHub, Ann Arbor was voted the best college town for cities with a population under 125,000 people, and the 5th overall best college town in the United States.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 3:52pm
One University of Michigan international student was arrested over the weekend in Key West, Florida.

At least one University of Michigan student was arrested over the weekend in Key West, Florida after illegally capturing photographs at a Navy base.

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 8:25pm
Members of Witnesses For Peace, an anti-Israel protest group, have protested outside of the Beth Israel Congregation for the past sixteen years.

Following 16 years of protests outside the Beth Israel Congregation, the anti-Israel group Witnesses for Peace has been sued.

After more than 800 protests, a Beth Israel Congregation member, Marvin Gerber, motioned to sue the group on Dec. 19, 2019, claiming Witnesses For Peace have demonstrated anti-Semitic rhetoric.

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 1:11am
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The Ann Arbor City Council met for the first time in 2020 on Monday night to discuss a federal lawsuit filed over anti-Israel protests at Beth Israel Congregation and increasing regulations for short-term rental properties.

Monday, December 16, 2019 - 11:17pm
Ann Arbor City Council members listen to citizens of Ann Arbor at the last Ann Arbor City Council meeting of 2019 Monday evening.

During the last Ann Arbor City Council meeting of 2019 on Monday evening, councilmembers discussed a resolution addressing the short-term use of the library lot property and an Ann Arbor resident announced her candidacy for City Council.

Friday, December 13, 2019 - 1:29pm
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The Ann Arbor Police Department announced the addition of a Special Victims Unit to its detective bureau on Wednesday. 

 

The SVU, supervised by Sergeant Dawn Murphy, will specifically investigate crimes committed against survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence, according to the city’s website.

 

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 4:41pm
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From their first day as students at the University of Michigan’s College of Engineering, students are introduced to the Engineering Honor Code, a set of standards in place to discourage academic dishonesty.

The Engineering Honor Code has been in place at the University for more than 100 years. By following the principles of the Honor Code, the document says, engineers at the University will become successful.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 9:10pm
The Trans Care town hall, a group of health care providers at UHS specifically trained in providing affirming care to trans and non-binary patients, come together to discuss "The Power to Consent"  Wednesday evening

University of Michigan students gathered at the University Spectrum Center Wednesday evening for a town hall discussion on creating a plan to implement an informed consent model for gender-affirming care at University Health Services. At the event, ten students worked to identify and address health care disparities for transgender students at U-M. 

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 3:39pm
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Vulnerabilities in virtual assistants such as Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant may allow laser beams to imitate audio commands and hack into these devices, researchers at the University of Michigan and the University of Electro-Communications in Tokyo have found