Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 7:04pm
Ann Arbor Police Chief Michael Cox plans on prioritizing community policing.

On the eve of the fifth anniversary of a police shooting that sparked major calls for reform and oversight in Ann Arbor, The Michigan Daily sat down with Michael Cox, Ann Arbor’s new police chief, to discuss his priorities for the department and the challenges police officers face. This transcript has been abbreviated and reordered for reader clarity.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 3:30pm
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The renovated Michigan Union will feature a Panera Bread and a Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea, among other options, when it reopens in January.

Friday, October 11, 2019 - 1:26pm
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The University of Michigan will host a presidential debate in fall 2020, University President Mark Schlissel announced Friday morning. 

In the press release, Schlissel said the University has prioritized public service and civic engagement in its educational mission.

Friday, October 4, 2019 - 4:10pm
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced the state’s first death from a vaping-related illness on Friday.

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced the state’s first death from a vaping-related illness on Friday. In a press release, MDHHS said it was notified of the death of an adult male on Wednesday, and declined to release any further information about the victim for confidentiality reasons.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 7:48pm
On Saturday, Sept. 21, her son, 14-year-old Bobby Reyes, went into cardiac arrest after suffering an asthma attack while she was driving him home in Monroe County.

Sarah Jones doesn’t want to stop fighting.

“I'm fighting to keep my son alive,” Jones said. “It’s been a nightmare every day since we’ve been here.”

On Saturday, Sept. 21, her son, 14-year-old Bobby Reyes, went into cardiac arrest after suffering an asthma attack while she was driving him home in Monroe County. He was immediately transferred to C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, where doctors declared him brain dead.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 2:28pm
Due to the new state budget, University of Michigan campuses will see a slight increase in funding.

University of Michigan campuses will see a slight increase in funding under the state budget Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed into law on Monday. 

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 1:34pm
A second Climate Strike is planned after the first one resulted in ten demonstrators being arrested in the Fleming Administration Building.

Ann Arbor Public Schools will allow students to leave class to participate in the “Global Climate Strike” on Friday if their parents approve. 

In a letter to parents that was posted online by the organizers of the Washtenaw County Climate Strike, AAPS Deputy Superintendent David A. Comsa said the schools aim to provide a safe environment for students on campus.

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 5:14pm
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Marijuana use by college students hit a 35-year high, according to a study released last Tuesday. 

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 3:53pm
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services to issue emergency rules stopping the sale of flavored nicotine vaping products for six months starting Wednesday.

There’s a cloud on the horizon for flavored e-cigarettes in Michigan, and it definitely doesn’t smell like mangoes. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer hit juuls across Michigan hard on Wednesday, declaring a statewide ban on flavored nicotine vaping products.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 10:21pm
Betsy DeVos (Diane Hill) fights her way through a "forest of red tape" during the song, "I'm a Disruptor (Let's Shake Things Up)" from Betsy Devos! The Musical!

Standing in Theatre Nova on Saturday night, Ann Arbor Community High School teacher Quinn Strassel welcomed dozens of audience members to a staged reading of the musical he spent the summer crafting. His subject: U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, whom he dubs “the most controversial woman in the world” in the play’s opening number.