Ann Arbor residents and City Council members are raising concerns over some past tweets from recently elected Councilmember Jeff Hayner, D-Ward 1, including inflammatory comments directed at sitting councilmembers and electoral opponents.
According to an announcement from the marching band, Maggie St. Clair, director of Operations for the Michigan Marching Band unexpectedly passed away after a medical emergency Saturday morning just before leaving for the Michigan v. Ohio State football game.
Lou Anna Simon, former president of Michigan State University, was charged on Tuesday by the Michigan Attorney General’s Office for lying to police regarding the investigation of Larry Nassar, former USA Gymnastics and MSU doctor.
After four new Councilmembers were sworn into office Monday night, Ann Arbor City Council unanimously passed a resolution to appropriate $250,000 in funds for the Office of Sustainability and Innovation to use for a variety of programs, including “net zero energy” affordable housing, three electric vehicle charging stations, and climate “resilience hubs.” The resolution stood as a replacement for another supported by City Councilmembers Julie Grand, D-Ward 3, Zachary Ackerman, D-Ward 4, Chi
At all times of day, crosswalks on the University of Michigan’s campus are among the most traversed in the city. Some of them are well-marked — the intersection of State Street and South University Avenue, protected by stop signs on all sides with vehicles directed by a four-way stop, is one of the most heavily trafficked.
On Wednesday, as part of a series to promote the success of first-generation college students, the Office of the Vice President for Student Life hosted a symposium called “Blazing a Trail to First-Gen Success” at Rackham Assembly Hall, attended mainly by faculty and staff.
Fairy lights and supportive signs decorated the room as more than 150 survivors and allies gathered at the 33rd annual Sexual Assault and Prevention Awareness Center Survivor Speak-out in the Michigan League Ballroom Sunday evening.
SAPAC provides free and confidential support to survivors of sexual assault and allies. SAPAC also holds trainings on bystander intervention, ally training and more.
In the 2018 midterm election on Tuesday, Ann Arbor’s 4th Ward will decide between candidates Elizabeth Nelson and Joseph Hood for City Council. Neither Nelson nor Hood has served on the council before.