Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 4:45pm
Councilmember Julie Grand, D-Ward 3

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.

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 7:40pm

About a dozen community members hosted a small vigil Thursday evening on the Diag in support of Ukrainian sovereignty after recent Russian aggression against the country.

Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 5:50pm
The Michigan Marching Band released a statement regarding St. Clair’s passing late Saturday morning.

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.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 3:27pm
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.

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.

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 10:44pm
City Councilmembers Ali Ramlawi, Elizabeth Nelson, Julie Grand, Kathy Griswold, Jeff Hayner and Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor are sworn in at the city council meeting in City Hall Monday.

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

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 5:22pm
Law student Akash Patel said he and 64 other law students have filed complaints with the city regarding the crosswalk’s safety.

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.

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 7:17pm
Red blood drop cutouts are placed around campus advertising the "Blood Battle" between Michigan and OSU on the Diag Thursday.

The University of Michigan and Ohio State University competes with football pads, helmets, and apparently Red Cross nurses and syringes.

The 37th annual Blood Battle between the University and Ohio State is a competition over which college can donate the most pints of blood. The University’s goal this year is 2,500 pints of blood.

According to a mass email from E. Royster Harper, the University’s vice president for student life, sent to students Nov. 8, the University is slightly behind OSU in the donation count.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 4:55pm
Javier Solorzano Parada, Program Manager for The Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs, speaks about his experience as a first generation college student throughout his education and career at the First Gen Symposium at Rackham Wednesday afternoon.

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.

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 9:32pm
SAPAC hosts the 33rd annual Survivor Share and Speak Out event at the League ballroom Sunday night.

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.

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 10:14pm
Candidate for City Council Joseph Hood.

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.