Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 10:55pm
CARD member Kristen Schweighoefer, Washtenaw County environmental health director, speaks at a meeting of the Department of Environmental Quality at 220 N. Main Street on Thursday.

Amid some public concerns over the safety of Ann Arbor’s groundwater, representatives of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality took questions from local leaders at Washtenaw County’s Board of Commissioners working session on Thursday evening.

Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 5:16pm

Ann Arbor will conclude its months-long, nationwide search for a new police chief by promoting internally. City Council is expected to confirm Jim Baird — currently the interim Ann Arbor Police Department chief — as the chief of police at its meeting Monday.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 11:43pm
University President Mark Schlissel discusses his role within the university and responds to questions from student representatives at the Central Student Government meeting at the Michigan Union on Tuesday.

At Tuesday’s Central Student Government meeting, University President Mark Schlissel spoke about the goals for his tenure as President to open an inclusive campus dialogue surrounding difficult topics surrounding race and diversity at the University.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 7:50pm

As the water crisis in Flint dominates national headlines, local attention has turned to Ann Arbor’s water system — specifically, a case of possible contamination in the city’s groundwater.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 11:31pm
Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor speaks on issues such as affordable housing and the deer cull during the City Council meeting in Ann Arbor City Hall on Tuesday.

During the meeting, Council rebuked the state government of Michigan for a law that the city claims restricts its right to inform voters, voting unanimously in support of a resolution opposing the State Legislature’s Public Act 269, which Gov. Rick Snyder (R) signed on January 7.

Monday, November 16, 2015 - 8:16pm
Jackie Reingold, CSG chief operating officer, discusses reform to the race and ethnicity course requirement during the Central Student Government Diversity Forum in the CSG chambers on Monday.

During an open forum Monday afternoon, around 20 students expressed dissatisfaction with the LSA Race and Ethnicity requirement amid an ongoing review by the LSA Office of the Dean.

The current requirement mandates that LSA students take a course focusing on racial and ethnic inequality, as defined by LSA administrators, in order to graduate.