Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 7:41pm

The Ann Arbor City Council has tabled a discussion regarding potential zoning code changes to University of Michigan fraternities and sororities until June, hoping to work out details in the legislation before a vote. The zoning code changes, which have caused tension with U-M Greek life members and lawyers, would require future fraternities and sororities to maintain an affiliation with the University or another academic body to acquire a city permit.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 7:02pm
Ann Arbor Mayor and City Council candidates speak at a candidate forum in Annenberg Auditorium April 16th.

Editor's Note: This article has been updated to include interview responses from Council member Chuck Warpehoski, D-Ward 5.

Editor's Note: This article has been updated to include interview responses from Council member Graydon Krapohl, D-Ward 4. 

The Ann Arbor City Council will hold a primary election for mayor and five council positions Aug. 7. Here is a breakdown of this year’s candidates:

Mayoral Candidates:

Incumbent Mayor Christopher Taylor will seek reelection against Council Member Jack Eaton, D-Ward 4.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 9:48pm

Author Irene Butter, a retired Public Health professor, presented her book “Shores Beyond Shores, From Holocaust to Hope: My True Story” at the Ann Arbor District Library Tuesday evening. Originally from Berlin, Butter is a survivor of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. She arrived in the United States on Dec. 24, 1945.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 4:46pm

Valerie Sulfaro, currently a professor of political science at James Madison University, was considering switching out of her international relations subfield when she was 23 years old and in her first year of graduate school at the University of South Carolina in 1989. This was when she met William Jacoby, then a faculty member at USC, who convinced her to study public opinion and voting behavior, his subfield.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 8:55pm

During their fourth and final decision on the “Y lot" repurchase, Ann Arbor City Council voted 11-0 to purchase the lot for $4.2 million at 350 South Fifth Avenue.

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 10:51pm

Michigan State University has released a statement regarding former dean William Strampel and his sexual misconduct allegations. The statement comes after the Michigan Attorney General’s Office has brought forth new evidence against Strampel.

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 6:04pm
Professor of Mathematics Ricardo Alfaro of UM-Flint voices his concerns with a Tri-Campus Task Force at the SACUA meeting in the Fleming Administration Building Monday.

The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs met Monday afternoon to elect new officers for the 2018-19 academic year and to hear concerns from University of Michigan-Flint Faculty Council regarding the Tri-Campus Task Force.

Senate Assembly member Neil Marsh, a professor of chemistry, will replace Robert Ortega, associate professor in the School of Social Work, as Chair of SACUA. Senate Assembly member Joy Beatty, associate professor of management studies at U-M Dearborn, will replace radiology professor Ruth Carlos as Vice Chair of SACUA.

Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 2:26pm
Panelists at MRAP's capstone event, Making Home, discuss refugee difficulties at Rackham Saturday.

Washtenaw Community College student Anwar Mawli is from Syria, but he lived as a refugee in Lebanon after the Syrian conflict proved too unsafe for him and his family to stay in the country. He arrived in the United States in June 2017.

“We don’t need money. We don’t need food. We need solutions,” Mawli said when asked how Americans can help Syrian refugees.

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 7:40pm
C. Riley Snorton, associate professor of Africana Studies at Cornell University, gives a talk on his book "Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity" in Lane Hall Monday.

Drawing on early sexological texts, Afro-modernist literature, slave narratives, journalism and film to argue how slavery and racialized gender provided a foundation for mutable gender, C. Riley Snorton — associate professor of Africana Studies at Cornell University — presented a lecture on his new book “Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity” Monday afternoon at the University of Michigan’s Lane Hall.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 10:16pm
LSA Student Government passed four resolutions during their meeting in Mason Hall Wednesday night.

LSA Student Government met Wednesday evening in Mason Hall to pass four resolutions: amending its bylaws to make its Appointments Committee part of  its External Relations Block, eliminating the alumni relations coordinator position, reallocating $1,500 from its General Discretionary Fund to the Budget Allocations Committee, and sponsoring Pride Prom hosted by the Spectrum Center. All resolutions passed unopposed.

LSA junior Wyatt Puscas sponsored the resolution regarding the alumni relations coordinator, believing the position was ineffective.