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Monday, March 18, 2019 - 10:03pm
Ann Arbor City Council congregates to discuss various resolutions at City Hall Monday night.

Ann Arbor City Council met Monday night to discuss the affordable housing resolutions and the appointments of the police oversight commission. Affordable housing issues addressed the Lockwood development and developments on Main Street and Industrial Street. The Lockwood of Ann Arbor senior development resolution failed, while three resolutions dedicated to an affordable housing development passed. The appointment of 11 nominees to the Independent Community Police Oversight Commission appointment was passed despite community member interruption during the vote.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 4:30pm
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Happy Black History Month from Pass the MiC!

In this week's episode, we invited guests from differing identities of Blackness to talk about Black History Month. We explored the ideas of Black unity, Black History education, and more.

The guests that are welcomed on this podcast are Ashley Soto (she/her/hers, Dominican and Afro-Latina), Olajide Jegede (he/him/his, African American and Nigerian), and Nilsa Pedanou (she/her/hers, Panamanian and Ghanaian).

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 10:49am
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The Daily Weekly talks with water experts on the issues facing Ann Arbor water including U-M PhD student Derek Smith who studies algal blooms, Ann Arbor Water Treatment Plant Manager Brian Steglitz, and Executive Director of the Huron River Watershed Laura Rubin. 

This episode was produced by Audio Engineer Ryan Cox, Executive Producer Catherine Nouhan, Associate Producer Josh Sodicoff, and Assistant Producer Evon Yao. Special thanks to Sonya Vogel, Jon Coonan, Shreya Datta, and Julia Mati. Music from bensound.com. 

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 3:29pm
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City Councilmembers and community activists are divided over two agenda items slated to appear before the City Council Tuesday night regarding the formation of an independent police oversight commission. One calls for changes to the guidelines for commission membership while the other seeks to prohibit undue influence over the nomination process.

Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 3:08pm
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EPA worker representative Mark Coryell talks impact of previous government shutdown. Sammy Sussman discusses his investigative piece on SMTD professor Stephen Shipps.

This episode was produced by Audio Engineer Ryan Cox, Assistant Producer Evon Yao, Associate Producer Josh Sodicoff, and Executive Producer Catherine Nouhan. Special thanks to Sonya Vogel, Shreya Datta, Jon Coonan, and Julia Mati. Music from bensound.com.

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 11:44am
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Meet Aly, Anurima, and Dierra as they highlight people of color on the University of Michigan's campus and in today's popular culture. Join them and their special guest speakers as they chat, snap, and clap-back. Get vulnerable, get comfortable, get real, and get ready to Pass the Mic. 
 
Episode 1: Identity as Artistry 
Friday, February 8, 2019 - 11:05am
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The Department of Education is investigating a complaint filed by U-M Flint Professor Mark Perry alleging that the University of Michigan discriminates against men. In May of 2018, Perry filed a complaint challenging 11 different University programs, initiatives, organizations, and scholarships at U-M Ann Arbor that violate Title IX policies. Some of these programs include Girls in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (GEECS), the Barbour Scholarship, the Och Initiative for Women in Finance and Women in Science and Engineering (WISE).

 

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 5:09pm
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GroundCover is joining street papers across the globe, as well as sister papers in Detroit and Traverse City, to celebrate International Vendor Appreciation Week Feb 3 through 10. The annual celebration commemorates more than 9,000 street newspaper vendors worldwide.

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 11:16pm
Ann Arbor residents at a pedestrian safety event before a City Council meeting at City Hall Monday evening.

On Monday night, Ann Arbor City Council passed resolutions to encourage members of the community to support the boycott of Wendy’s, to strengthen nuclear emergency planning and to support a strong Clean Air Act and strong Clean Water Rule.

Friday, February 1, 2019 - 12:54pm
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In this episode, host Catherine Nouhan talks with Public Policy senior Lauren Schandevel and LSA seniors Meaghan Wheat and Zach Tingley who created the social class and inequalities studies minor. This is a new minor in the Women's Studies department available next fall, making the University of Michigan the first university in the country to offer an academic program focused specifically on social class. Listen to them discuss the process of getting it approved and how they hope other universities adopt their work.