Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 7:41pm

University of Michigan alum Darren Criss won his first Emmy during the award show Monday night, but he assured the University of Michigan community he still hasn’t forgotten his roots.

“Congratulations to all of you, thank you to the Television Academy and Go Blue!” Criss ended his acceptance speech.

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 6:12pm
On Aug. 16, Bird announced the beginning of its “University Pop-Up Tour.”

Bird Rides are familiar to residents of places like California –– and more recently, Detroit –– but the motorized scooters made their debut for anyone with a smartphone in Ann Arbor on Friday. The company says it “works closely with the cities in which it operates,” but it has a reputation for leaving “nests” of its scooters available to users of its app in cities, often without notifying city officials.

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 10:10pm

The University of Michigan’s chapter of College Democrats, along with the Michigan State University chapter and the Michigan Federation of College Democrats, is suing the state over two of its voter ID and registration laws. The suit claims the laws unconstitutionally restrict a citizen's 26th Amendment right to vote, particularly for young voters and students.

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 2:58pm
Ann Arbor resident Alice Held shares her experience working with J.C. Potts at the Community Meeting on Pangea Piercing in Crazy Wisdom Bookstore and Tearoom Sunday.

Now that Ann Arbor business Pangea Piercing has officially closed its doors for good –– the result of a massive outcry against the behavior of owner J.C. Potts, which many constitutes abuse, sexism and white supremacy –– community members are thinking about how to best fill the empty space, and ensure Potts is not able to continue his piercing career elsewhere.

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 9:44pm
Ann Arbor Mayor and City Council candidates speak at a candidate forum in Annenberg Auditorium Thursday.

Six candidates for Ann Arbor City Council and two candidates ­­for mayor participated in a forum Thursday afternoon at the Ford School of Public Policy to discuss issues relevant to the primary election in August. More than 50 students and community members attended the forum, hosted by the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy and moderated by members of a Public Policy class on local government taught by former Ann Arbor Mayor John Hieftje.

Sunday, April 1, 2018 - 10:39pm
Central Student Government representatives are unable to meet due to pending litigation that prevents the election results from being certified.

Incoming Central Student Government representatives may not be able to officially gather until a week or more after their intended first meeting April 3 due to pending election litigation that prevents the certification of election results.

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 10:34pm
Ann Arbor City Councilmember Jack Eaton, D-Ward 4, is challenging Mayor Christopher Taylor, D, for his seat in the 2018 Democratic primary election, Eaton announced via press release Thursday.

Ann Arbor City Councilmember Jack Eaton, D-Ward 4, is challenging Mayor Christopher Taylor, D, for his seat in the 2018 Democratic primary election, Eaton announced via press release Thursday.


The retired labor lawyer won his current seat on City Council in 2013, defeating then-incumbent Marcia Higgins in the Democratic primary. After winning reelection in 2017, Eaton's current term would end in 2020.


Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 9:05pm

Fergus Connelly, performance and operations director of the University of Michigan football team, was arrested on the morning of March 5 after Ann Arbor Police Department officers found him barefoot and bloody near the scene of a car crash, Click On Detroit reported Wednesday.

Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 8:58pm
The University of Michigan will have Charles Woodson as the speaker at the spring commencement ceremony this year.

The University of Michigan will have a speaker at its spring commencement ceremony this year, the University announced in a press release Monday, and that speaker is alum Charles Woodson.

Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 2:52pm

Saturday, lawyer Kyle Bristow announced he will no longer assist white supremacist Richard Spencer in various high-profile lawsuits with universities involving free speech. Negotiations between the University of Michigan and Spencer to schedule an on-campus speaking event will continue without Bristow.