Monday, January 23, 2017 - 2:11pm
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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.

Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 3:07pm
Ann Arbor residents protest the deer cull at a City Council meeting in Larcom City Hall in 2016.

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.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 11:22pm
Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor oversees the City Council meeting on Tuesday.

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.

Monday, January 9, 2017 - 5:32pm
Protesters hold signs against a deer cull in Ann Arbor parks at an Ann Arbor City Council meeting on January 4, 2016.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources approved Ann Arbor’s 2017 deer cull plan Friday, which aims to eliminate 100 deer over the course of two weeks from Jan. 30 to Feb. 13.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 10:16pm
Ann Arbor Mayer Christopher Taylor speaks at the City Council meeting on Tuesday.

Ann Arbor residents who are hearing-impaired may soon be able to enjoy closed captioning in television sets in public areas.

Monday, December 5, 2016 - 2:59pm
Students tailgate before the game in Ann Arbor.

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.   

Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 3:20pm

As the only real-world simulation testing site for autonomous vehicles, Mcity has been taking a leading role in research for the cars of the future. Now, according to the Mobility Transformation Center, brand-new research vehicles will increase the pace of evolution for the technology.

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 6:47pm

Incumbent Brian Mackie decisively won the race for Washtenaw County prosecuting attorney on Tuesday, receiving 97.4 percent of the vote, while his challenger, D’Real Graham, received just 2.6 percent.

Mackie has served as county prosecutor since 1993 and will now serve his seventh term.

Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 1:58pm
Jack Harbaugh, father of Michigan Football Coach Jim Harbaugh, speaks at the Michigan Homecoming Pep Rally on the Diag Friday.

The captains of the Michigan football team and women’s basketball team, as well as former men’s basketball Fab Five member Jimmy King, were among those present at the first-ever Maizefest Homecoming Pep Rally Friday evening on the Diag.

The crowd, made up of alumni, students and athletic staff, cheered and celebrated before the homecoming game against the University of Illinois, and went wild when the parents of head football coach Jim Harbaugh appeared on stage.

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 9:13pm

The University of Michigan Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Faculty Alliance held its annual reception Thursday night in the Rackham Graduate School, for faculty and staff across campus to meet and network.

The event, which drew a crowd of 30, has been a consistent opportunity for LGBTQ faculty to mingle at the University.