Visitors to Ann Arbor City Hall last Monday were greeted by a new front desk staffed by an unarmed, private security guard, where they will now need to check in to gain access to the third through sixth floors.
After 14 weeks of working on various projects, students in the 2019 Information and Technology Services Internship Cohort lined the Michigan League with posters at the ITS Internship Showcase on Friday. The showcase featured a poster session, a student panel and closing remarks from Ravi Pendse, vice president for information technology and chief information officer.
Thousands of vegans and vegetarians traveled to the Washtenaw County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Aug. 3, for the third annual Great Lakes Regional VegBash, a Midwestern vegan and vegetarian food festival. Attendees sampled and bought various food, crafts and health products from a wide range of vendors based across Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois.
Ann Arbor Pride’s 25th anniversary was celebrated in Kerrytown with performances, vendors and kid-friendly activities over the weekend.
There was yoga, belly dancing, a street fair, poetry slam and a performance by AJA from “RuPaul’s Drag Race” throughout the day Saturday. On Sunday, JuJubee, also from “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” hosted Pride Bingo Brunch at Blue Llama Jazz Club and a Pride Picnic that took place in Wheeler Park.
Thousands of eager attendees descended on Fox Theatre for the second round of Democratic presidential primary debates hosted by CNN in Detroit on Wednesday night.
On stage for part two were former Vice President Joe Biden; Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif.; Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J.; Washington Gov. Jay Inslee; New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio; former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro; Entrepreneur Andrew Yang; Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii; Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y.; and Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Co..
Americans packed downtown Detroit on Tuesday and Wednesday nights to engage in activities regarding the Democratic presidential debates being held at the Fox Theater. Beyond the 3,500 present in the audience, a predicted 10 million more people followed along through the TV broadcast.