Sunday afternoon, students and Ann Arbor residents gathered for the annual FestiFools public art parade on South Main Street in downtown Ann Arbor. Papier-maché puppets created and controlled by University of Michigan students and volunteers, along with other artists and dancers, performed under the theme “Dancin’ FOOLS.”
On March 25, President Donald Trump expressed support for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative to be fully funded in a Grand Rapids rally. This turnaround came after an initial 90 percent budget cut for the initiative as outlined in the 2020 budget plan for congressional approval just weeks before.
Maize & Blue Cupboard announced Tuesday that they will be expanding their operation and relocating to a permanent space on Central Campus. Following this week’s soft opening, an official unveiling of the new location at Betsy Barbour Residence Hall will occur this upcoming fall.
On Wednesday night, about 25 students gathered in the School of Education for an event held by Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs as part of Arab Heritage Month. The event centered around Arab masculinity and mental health.
It was hosted by Robbie Abdelhoq, a program manager for the Office of Student Conflict Resolution, and Jad Elharake, a program lead at the Office for Health Equity and Inclusion and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Abdelhoq began by discussing the context surrounding the event.
The Michigan Daily recently sat down with E. Royster Harper, vice president for student life at the University of Michigan, to discuss the aftermath of the false shooter incident, the newly elected president and vice president of Central Student Government, the recent college admissions scandal and more.
At Bethlehem United Church of Christ on Sunday afternoon, Sister Simone Campbell gave an interactive lecture addressing poverty, structural racism and income disparity in the United States. About 200 people attended the lecture and fundraiser, which was sponsored by the Ann Arbor chapter of RESULTS, an advocacy group that seeks to end poverty.