Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 10:01pm

The City of Ann Arbor hosted the 39th Huron River Day Sunday afternoon at Gallup Park. The event is hosted every year to celebrate the city’s main water source and to educate the public about the importance of environmental preservation and water quality. According to a city press release, the event draws about 2,500 people from the community.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 8:28pm
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This article has been updated to include comments from State Senator Jeff Irwin.

Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 5:45pm
The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office announces increased reports of motor vehicle thefts.

On May 9, the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office announced increased reports of larcenies from motor vehicles and motor vehicle thefts. These incidents have been particularly frequent in the eastern portion of Ypsilanti Township.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 12:02pm
Provost Martin Philbert accepts new core statement explaining faculty-student interactions must be based on academic performance.

Provost Martin Philbert has accepted a new core statement of principles for faculty-student interactions, which states faculty members “must base their actions solely on educational and professional reasons,” barring the most unusual circumstances.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 9:13am
On Friday afternoon, about 15 members and supporters of the University of Michigan Lecturers’ Employee Organization gathered at Hill Auditorium for an informational picket.

On Friday afternoon, about 15 members and supporters of the University of Michigan Lecturers’ Employee Organization gathered at Hill Auditorium for an informational picket. They claimed the University’s School of Music, Theatre & Dance administration was trying to drastically cut the course loads and salaries of two SMTD lecturers in violation of their union contracts. LEO picketers, carrying signs stating “#RespectTheLecs,” handed out informational flyers to graduates and families arriving for SMTD graduation.

Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 3:37pm
University commencement visitors take photos with 3D painting titled “Michigan Reflections" on the Diag Saturday.

University of Michigan graduates, students and commencement visitors had the opportunity to take pictures on top of a ground-based anamorphic 3D painting on the Diag on Saturday.

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 1:18pm
An estimated 75,000 gallons of “partially treated wastewater” from Ann Arbor’s Waste Water Treatment Plant overflows into the Huron River as reported Wednesday in a press release.

In a press release sent out Wednesday, the city of Ann Arbor announced an estimated 75,000 gallons of “partially treated wastewater” had overflowed into the Huron River from the city of Ann Arbor’s Waste Water Treatment Plant. According to the City, staff at the treatment plant discovered what they reported as an overflow of plant effluent water from the tertiary filter backwash wet well at 5:30 a.m.

Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 2:27pm
Ann Arbor Community High School confronted with multiple incidents of mishandling sexual assault cases.

A parent of a student at Ann Arbor Community High School filed a Title IX complaint to the Office of Civil Rights on April 25, claiming Ann Arbor Public Schools (AAPS) has mishandled at least 12 incidents of sexual assault.

In her report, Jenny Hannibal alleges that the administration at Community High School, led by Dean Marci Tuzinsky, has violated Title IX guidelines by regularly failing to complete Title IX documentation forms.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 1:35pm
The University of Michigan is giving $1.1 million to the Hoover, Greene & Hill improvement project, set to begin early May and run through November.

The University of Michigan is giving $1.1 million to the Hoover, Greene & Hill improvement project, set to begin early May and run through November. Approved by Ann Arbor City Council on April 15, the $6.5 million project will contract E.T. Mackenzie Company for water main replacements, stormwater improvements and resurfacing.

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:36pm
LSA junior Ayah Kutmah speaks at the Michigan Refugee Assistance Program’s capstone event "The Power of Stories in The Refugee Crisis" Thursday evening.

More than 80 students gathered in Palmer Commons on Thursday evening for the Michigan Refugee Assistance Program’s third annual capstone event, titled “Record Keeping: The Power of Stories in the Refugee Crisis.” Consisting of a photo exhibit, short film and panel, the event aimed to showcase the stories of refugees in the University of Michigan community and generate discussion about the power of individual testimony in the refugee crisis.