Friday, April 28, 2017 - 5:34pm

Dozens of parents, graduating students and alumni flocked to the North Ingalls Mall in front of Rackham Auditorium Friday afternoon to listen to live music, watch performances by student organizations and meet some of the alumni who will receive the University of Michigan Bicentennial Alumni Award at the University's commencement ceremony on Saturday.

Speaking before the crowd, Steve Grafton, president and CEO of the University's Alumni Association, said this was a good year to be graduating.

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 12:29pm
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Members of both the University of Michigan and Ann Arbor communities have come together to oppose the potential deportation of Jose Luis Sanchez-Ronquillo, an undocumented 19-year resident of Ann Arbor and father of two children. Sanchez-Ronquillo was also scheduled for deportation in 2014, but received a one-year stay of removal following a letter-writing campaign.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 11:52pm
Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D–Dearborn), alongside grassroots organization Ann Arbor Indivisible, held a town hall-style forum at Ypsilanti High School Tuesday night.

The event, intended mainly to address healthcare and job growth, consisted of a panel including Dingell, Carrie Rheingans, the Senior Project Manager for the Washtenaw Health Initiative, and Shamar Herron, the Workforce Development Manager for Washtenaw County.

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 5:54pm

City Council will go ahead with a vote on a $10 million contract to sell the downtown Library Lot to Chicago-based real estate firm Core Spaces during its April 17 meeting, despite the raising of legal questions regarding the contract by former Councilmember Stephen Kunselman.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 4:33pm
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Ben Rathi is, first and foremost, an incredibly kind person. The friendliness emanating from the fifth-year senior from Novi when he walks into Espresso Royale is not the oozing or overwhelming kind, but mild and genuine. And if kindness is first, helpfulness is a very close second. 

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 8:46pm

Making a pun on the culinary arts, the University of Michigan Bicentennial Office held a Feast of Ideas on Thursday night, providing an “intellectual sampler” of short talks representing some of the University's academic offerings.

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 9:04pm
Deir Yassin Remembered is a local group famous for its weekly protests outside Temple Beth Israel in Ann Arbor.

Deir Yassin Remembered, a local group famous for its weekly protests outside Beth Israel Congregation in Ann Arbor, has been placed on a list of hate groups compiled by the Southern Poverty Law Center under the subcategory of Holocaust denial.

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 7:58pm
A pair of bills creating new tax incentives for businesses employing Michigan residents is moving to the Michigan House of Representatives.

A pair of bills creating new tax incentives for businesses employing Michigan residents is moving to the Michigan House of Representatives after the state Senate passed it by a 32-5 vote Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 8:31pm
Natural Resources and Environment Professor Daniel Brown talks about the future of international climate policies in North Quad on Wednesday.

About 70 people gathered Wednesday night in North Quad Residence Hall for the 2017 Climate Blue Spring Symposium, titled "With or Without US?" The symposium included a presentation of students' findings from the 22nd Conference of Parties, hosted by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Marrakech, Morocco, as well as an expert panel of environmental scientists and policymakers.

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 2:34pm
Gov. Rick Snyder at the State of the State address at the State Capitol on January 17, 2017.

In a series of letters to Michigan's Congressional representatives, Gov. Rick Snyder warned of the potential consequences of voting to pass House Resolution 1628, also known as the American Health Care Act of 2017, a bill introduced by House Republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare.

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