Monday, March 13, 2017 - 2:39pm

Nearly 160 graduate student employees rallied Monday afternoon in support of proposals to improve their contracts with the University of Michigan, which have hitherto been declined. Protesters began in the Diag before marching to Palmer Commons for the Graduate Employees’ Organization’s biweekly bargaining session with the University.

Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 9:07pm

Math homework has taken to a new beat recently with the work of SKULE.org not only in Ann Arbor and Detroit, but nationwide. 

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 8:41pm
A sign for a gender neutral bathroom is displayed in the Betsy Barbour residence hall.

President Donald Trump’s administration rescinded federal protections for transgender students at public schools and universities Wednesday night. Such protections, encouraged by former President Barack Obama, allowed transgender students to use the bathrooms of their gender identities.

Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 7:29pm

Local dessert lovers, "donut" miss out on Ann Arbor’s newest late-night delivery service.

Washtenaw Dairy now delivers donuts between 9 p.m. and 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights. The local business, which has been operating since 1934 and delivering dairy products to Washtenaw County for 75 years, launched the new service on Friday.

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 7:13pm
President Mark Schlissel discusses administrative appointments in the Fleming Administration Building on Thursday.

Public comments on the University of Michigan’s alleged response to anti-Semitic acts on campus, the renovations to University recreational facilities and new administrative appointments led the conversation at the February Board of Regents meeting Thursday.  

The meeting marked the board’s first public convening in 2017. Regents Shauna Ryder Diggs (D), Mark Bernstein (D) and newly elected Ron Weiser (R) phoned into the meeting, while Regent Denise Ilitch (D) was not present in order attend the funeral of her father, prominent Detroit businessman Mike Ilitch.   

Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 8:35pm
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In response to recent hate acts and a changing political climate, students are questioning the nature and progress of the University of Michigan’s five-year plan for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Program leaders are replying by emphasizing long-term goals and voicing optimism for short-term strategies.  

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 7:34pm
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Faculty and graduate students have recently responded with personal and professional concerns to President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries.

Monday, February 6, 2017 - 8:08pm
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Under President Donald Trump’s administration, the fate of Title IX and actions associated with it, both nationally and at the University of Michigan, are uncertain.

Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 8:33pm

At noon on Saturday, teams of culinary students from southeastern Michigan participated in an ice-carving festival at County Farm Park with a student from Henry Ford College coming in first place. Some of the designs submitted in the contest were of birds, elephants and a fish wearing fishnet leggings. 

The event, now in its second year, was hosted by the Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission as part of its Winter Fun Fest, which will continue until Feb. 18. Attendees drank hot chocolate and young children participated in arts and crafts activities.

Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 8:11pm
An Ann Arbor deer was euthanized on Friday nine days after being sterilized as part of the deer cull.

An Ann Arbor deer that had been sterilized nine days earlier by city efforts was euthanized.

According to the city’s website, the deer was found Friday morning in a state of pain and distress. It was then reported to Anthony DeNicola, the president of White Buffalo Inc. — the nonprofit in charge of its sterilization. Though the surgical incision did not appear infected, DeNicola decided the “humane course of action” was to euthanize the deer.