Sunday, March 17, 2019 - 9:50pm

The Islamophobia Working Group and the Muslim Student Association hosted a vigil on the Diag Saturday afternoon in light of Friday’s mosque attacks in New Zealand, where at least 50 people were killed and another 50 people were injured.

Sunday, March 17, 2019 - 8:02pm
U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich) speaks at the Women's March On for Justice event held on the Diag Saturday afternoon.

Over 1,200 people gathered in the Diag for the Women March On for Justice early Saturday afternoon. Held the day after Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s 86th birthday, the theme honored Ginsburg and Women’s History Month. The event featured a rally with several speeches from University of Michigan students and community organizers as well as a march through campus.

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 5:49pm
New local restaurant, Chow Asian Street Food, prepares to open its doors in mid-March.

Brothers and business partners Ryan and Thad Gillies, current co-owners of Logan, an American fine dining restaurant on West Washington Street, will open their new restaurant, Chow Asian Street Food, on March 18.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 5:16pm
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is awarding The Ann Arbor Greenbelt: Saving Michigan Farms Regional Conservation Partnership Program $1 million dollars.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is awarding “The Ann Arbor Greenbelt: Saving Michigan Farms Regional Conservation Partnership Program” $1 million dollars, according to a Feb. 4 press release. The project is led by the City of Ann Arbor Open Space and Parkland Preservation Program, also called the Greenbelt. It aims to protect surrounding Ann Arbor agricultural lands through conservation easements, the right to use someone else’s land for a specified purpose.

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 7:39pm
A protestor speaks out against Trump's national emergency during the March Against the Fake National Emergency down Liberty Monday afternoon.

About 60 people gathered at the Ann Arbor Federal Building on Monday and marched in protest of President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 4:29pm

The University of Michigan’s new interim student sexual misconduct policy expands the use of additional options and support for students who may not want to pursue a hearing and investigation. The pathway, called adaptable resolution, was outlined in the December 2018 revisions, which took effect Jan. 9.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 4:39pm
Michigan-based bar HopCat rolled out a new name for its “Crack Fries” on January 14.

Just in time for its 11th anniversary, Michigan-based craft beer bar HopCat rolled out a new name for its award-winning Crack Fries on Jan. 14. The newly deemed “Cosmik Fries” were the center of anniversary celebrations Saturday, during which free fries and a fries eating contest were offered at each HopCat location.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 9:30pm
Rackham student Aunrika Tucker-Shabazz discusses the disparities in how young Black girls are treated in public school as a part of the King Talks on Tuesday at the Rackham Amphitheatre.

About 50 students and faculty convened Tuesday evening in the Rackham Amphitheatre for the 2nd annual King Talks, a TED-talk style lecture. The event is part of the weeklong Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium celebration, which included a keynote lecture and more than 20 other events.

Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 6:35pm
The Blue Ribbon Panel was held Friday morning at Pierpont Commons

Direct Action for Palestine (DAP), a coalition of students, faculty and community members, formed “to organize for Palestinian liberation” in response to the Cheney-Lippold and Peterson letter of recommendation controversy, took control of the Blue Ribbon Panel Friday morning in protest of the panel and the University's sanctions addressing the

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 2:05pm

Researchers at the University of Michigan are leading a national collaborative effort to study firearm injury and death among children and teens. The interdisciplinary project, comprised of more than 30 researchers, health practitioners, and firearm owners and a dozen academic institutions, seeks a scientific approach to gun violence prevention with respect to gun ownership rights.