Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 6:48pm
The coffeeshop Elixir Vitae shut its doors on Dec. 20 after almost two decades.


Local coffee shop Elixir Vitae, known for its chai lattes, diverse clientele and creative wall art shut its doors on Dec. 20 after almost two decades. Located across the street from Nickels Arcade and thought of by many loyal customers as a hidden gem of Ann Arbor, the store’s regulars lamented its closing. 

Monday, January 13, 2020 - 9:06pm
The Climate Action Movement calls on the University to divest from fossil fuels

The University of Michigan Climate Action Movement released a statement on Monday directed at University President Mark Schlissel and the Board of Regents articulating their views and suggestions regarding the University’s fossil fuel investments. In the statement, CAM commends the Regents’ refusal to invest more money into fossil fuels as the first of many steps towards carbon neutrality at Michigan.

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 8:53pm


Good news for stressed-out students: there may be a link between stress in early life and longer lifespans, according to researchers at the University of Michigan.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 5:59pm
South U Pizza will close to make way for a new high rise apartment building.

After a decade of serving students and Ann Arbor locals, South U Pizza is shutting its doors for good in mid-December. Located at 1110 S. University Ave., the local eatery has been a pizza staple since opening in 2009. 

South U Pizza, along with several other businesses on the block, will be replaced with new luxury student housing, known as Vic Village South. 

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 7:09pm

For the winter 2020 term, the Ross School of Business is offering a new cross-cultural business course that virtually connects teams of faculty and students in Michigan, Libya, Egypt and Lebanon. Facilitated by the William Davidson Institute, an independent non-profit research and educational organization, this course aims to help students bridge cultural differences and navigate the real-world difficulties of collaborating internationally by working together on consulting projects and experiencing a global classroom.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 7:04pm

At midnight on Nov. 1, 2019, the application for recreational marijuana licenses opened to Michigan businesses across the state. The Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency, part of the Michigan State Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, began accepting these applications as part of their efforts to implement new regulatory framework for recreational use in the industry. 

Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:33pm

Joe’s Pizza, an authentic New York City establishment, recently opened its first location outside of the five boroughs on South University Avenue. Joining the slew of pizza places in town, Joe’s aims to provide a new kind of slice and experience without usurping existing pizzerias.

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 8:04pm
Neuroscience graduate student Emma Trammel presents research findings at the Psychedelic Neuroscience and Therapy Symposium in the Rackham Amphitheater Thursday.

On Thursday in Rackham Auditorium, about 200 attendees listened to experts on psychedelic neuroscience share their research and the vast potential for psychedelic therapies to treat patients with mental health disorders. The “Psychedelic Neuroscience and Therapy” symposium was hosted by the University of Michigan’s Center for Consciousness Science.