The future of a controversial high-rise plan on a contested piece of land in Ann Arbor is coming to an apex as the City Council has announced a special work session on March 16 to discuss the issue in more detail.
Despite the January cold, about 20 Ann Arbor residents marched to Nichols Arboretum on Monday to protest the University of Michigan’s decision to allow a deer cull on campus. The culling officially started on Monday in various parks around Ann Arbor, including Nichols Arboretum.
Recently, the University of Michigan Central Student Government has been working with Ann Arbor City Council to increase student political participation in city elections, especially following concerns on campus about how the council’s decisions affect University students.
A GroupMe chat group for prospective University of Michigan freshmen students became a hotbed of controversy on Jan. 20 after white individuals messaged a racist slur and bigoted comments at Black and minority group members.
A petition calling on the University of Michigan to retract its funding for the recent decision to allow a deer cull on campus has recently been gaining traction online, with 1,097 supporters as of Sunday night.
With President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration date days away, City Council’s meeting Tuesday night was dominated by the discussion of how to protect undocumented individuals, a topic usually reserved for a national scope. Larcom City Hall was packed with more than 100 residents supporting the council’s resolution to urge President Barack Obama and state legislators to take steps protecting those who applied to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Though crime statistics from the University of Michigan home football game days follow no clear trajectory, police and students have observed trends such as game time and weather that may have influenced arrests, hospitalizations and ejections.
Michigan’s Sept. 17 game against Colorado set the season’s peak for medical emergencies on a football Saturday at 83 treated students, and the Oct. 1 game against Wisconsin set the season peak for ejections from the stadium at 64 people ejected.