Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 6:59pm
Houses in the Kerrytown neighborhood of Ann Arbor.

Rather than merely walking across the Diag to get to class, Music, Theatre & Dance senior Mackenzie Larrance’s morning routine consists of fighting traffic during her daily commute across town from her Ypsilanti residence.

Her reasoning behind renting an apartment so far from central campus? The rapidly rising cost of living for both students and Ann Arbor residents.

Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 10:46pm

University of Michigan students held vigils for victims of police brutality after Minnesota police officer, Jeronimo Yanez, was acquitted on Friday of all charges in the 2016 shooting of Philando Castile.

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 4:46pm

Acclaimed stories about migrant border crossings, the low quality of life in rural Appalachia and President Bashar al-Assad's bloody reign in Syria were awarded prestigious Livingston Awards on Tuesday.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 6:48pm

On May 7, University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel announced in a campus-wide email he is recommending the appointment of Martin Philbert, dean of the School of Public Health, as the next provost and executive vice president for academic affairs.

Responsible for strengthening the University’s academic record, the provost holds positions as both the chief academic officer and chief budgetary officer on campus, according to the provost office's website.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 10:54pm
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Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos testified before the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Tuesday morning about the proposed budget for the Department of Education. Despite lingering controversy, DeVos defended the proposal.

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 8:39pm
President Donald Trump at a rally in Novi, MI on September 30, 2016.

President Donald J. Trump announced Thursday that the United States will be leaving the Paris Agreement.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 6:54pm
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Ann Arbor police have stated that Shams Tabriz, the 30-year-old man convicted of sexually assaulting a student inside Landmark on May 6, most likely skipped bond and left the country earlier this week.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 6:12pm
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State Sen. Patrick Colbeck (R-Canton) has officially filed paperwork with the Michigan Secretary of State to join the 2018 gubernatorial race, as well as formed a campaign committee to start fundraising. Furthermore, he recently has introduced legislation directed at college campuses.

The two pieces of legislation hope to protect freedom of speech on college campuses, and have sparked dialogue on both the political and University level in recent weeks.

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 11:52am

Due to a new security procedure being tested by the Transportation Security Administration at almost a dozen U.S. airports across the country, travelers departing from Detroit Metropolitan Airport will now be asked to place any electronic device larger than a cellphone into a separate bin for more intensive screening.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:16pm
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House lawmakers in Lansing are currently working to halt female genital mutilation in Michigan by implementing a package of legislation that extends beyond solely criminalizing the practice.

This new package would provide legal recourse for victims, lengthen the statute of limitations for survivors and revoke the health care licenses of those convicted — changes prompted by the news that two doctors were recently prosecuted for the alleged genital mutilations of two young girls in a metro Detroit clinic.

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