Monday, January 8, 2018 - 5:59pm
Students put up signs protesting the administration's consideration of a speech by Richard Spencer during a sit-in at LSA Dean Martin's office on November 30, 2017.

“Shutting your eyes and acting like the problem is going to go away — it’s not going to go away. You have to actively oppose it. Intercept it. And that is how we solve problems. You cannot sit idly, basking in your own privilege, and hopefully things go away — it doesn’t work like that,” Omar, a University of Florida student and a protest organizer, told The Nation.

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 9:19pm
Ann Arbor City Council and Ann Arbor residents gather for the City Council meeting Monday in the council's chambers.

City Council was rocked again Monday night as residents continued to show resistance against a $146 million development plan on Broadway Street, near the University of Michigan Hospital.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 7:43pm
“Black Lives Matter” banner hangs in the Wesley Foundation Campus Ministry.

The prospect of white nationalist Richard Spencer visiting the University of Michigan has raised alarm not only on campus, but also among city residents and community leaders.

Just last week, Mayor Christopher Taylor (D) criticized Spencer in a Facebook post, noting Spencer’s white nationalist ideology runs counter to Ann Arbor’s commitment to diversity and inclusion for people of all backgrounds.

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 11:34pm

Ann Arbor weathered a water emergency last week, but concerns remain for the future of the city’s vital infrastructure.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 6:18pm

At a May meeting of the Ypsilanti City Council, Amy Xue Foster — a Chinese-born, Troy-based businesswoman — proposed an ambitious project to construct a glittering high-end apartment complex on a patch of dilapidated industrial land. To be dubbed “International Village,” the complex would sport distinctly East-Asian architectural decor and target well-to-do Asian nationals attending Eastern Michigan University and the University of Michigan or working in automotive research.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 11:09pm

Tuesday’s Ann Arbor City Council elections concluded with Jane Lumm, Jack Eaton and Chip Smith emerging as winners, affirming the status quo in the legislature. This Tuesday was the final odd-year election in Ann Arbor, as residents voted in 2016 to move councilmember term length from two to four years.


Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 10:43pm

Tuesday’s City Council elections concluded with incumbents Jane Lumm, I-Ward 2, Jack Eaton D-Ward 4, and Chip Smith, D-Ward 5, emerging as winners, affirming the status quo in the legislative body.

Lumm won with 64.04 percent of the vote, Eaton with 72.6 percent and Smith with 51.47 percent.

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 5:50pm

A local animal rights group launched a petition yesterday protesting the Ann Arbor City Council’s decision to continue Ann Arbor’s lethal deer management program.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 9:40pm

Ann Arbor's last odd-year City Council elections will take place this upcoming Tuesday, Nov. 7. The Michigan Daily sat down with six of the eight candidates to discuss platforms and how local races impact University students. 

Ward 2

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 10:38pm

On a Sunday afternoon in October, about 15 Ann Arbor residents gathered at the parking lot in Fuller Park. Bracing the cold wind, the group listened in as members voiced their concerns over the potential relocation of Ann Arbor’s railroad station from the current location on Depot Street to Fuller Park.

The meeting was hosted by Protect A2 Parks, an environmental advocacy group, as part of its All Aboard On Depot Street initiative and included a tour of the Fuller and Depot locations ahead of public commentary on the subject closing Nov. 2.