Monday, September 18, 2017 - 11:29pm

Ann Arbor City Council met Monday evening to discuss topics including pedestrian safety and crosswalk policies, a millage to fund the Washtenaw County Mental Health and Sheriff departments, and suicide prevention in the city’s parking structures.

Discussion on pedestrian safety began during the public commentary period at the beginning of the meeting. Several local residents brought up concerns about crosswalk safety in Ann Arbor.

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 2:41pm

A new universal-access playground was unveiled at Ann Arbor’s Gallup Park this weekend. Named the Rotary Centennial Playground, the space is open and accessible to all people, regardless of age or ability.

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 1:51pm

Racist graffiti was discovered on a mural Saturday night in downtown Ann Arbor.

The Ann Arbor mural, which is displayed in an alleyway of the 600 block of East Liberty Street, was emblazoned with the words, "Free Dylann Roof, I Hate N------." The graffiti was found less than 12 hours before LSA sophomore Trayvon Stearns realized his dorm room door had been branded with a racial slur yesterday.  

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 1:00pm
South University is currently plagued by construction to the chagrin of students.

This summer, South University Avenue was characterized as a frenzy of construction. Several different projects, including the building of new sidewalks and new apartment buildings, have still been in the works since classes let out last April.

LSA sophomore Josie Junkin, a University Towers resident, was especially bothered by the construction while moving in this August.

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 3:22pm
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Update: This article has been updated to include statements from LSA sophomore Travon Stearns, one of the victims of the writing. 

Update: University President Mark Schlissel has tweeted a response to the incident. 

Update: Spokesperson Diane Brown stated DPSS is now investigating the incident and is increasing patrols in West Quad.

Update: This story has been updated to include a statement from MCSP Director David Schoem. 

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 7:01pm
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Ann Arbor City Council has revealed the  master plan for a new state-of-the-art urban trail through the city.

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 5:25pm

It seems that last Saturday’s football game will go down as pre-historic.

Fans watched in awe at halftime as the Michigan Marching Band was accompanied by a pack of people in Tyrannosaurus rex costumes, dancing to the band’s rendition of the theme song from “Jurassic Park.”


Monday, September 11, 2017 - 1:14pm

It’s been quite a month for Kid Rock.

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 7:06pm

When LSA sophomore Leah Weinstein entered college last year, like many, she didn’t know exactly what she wanted to do after graduation. She knew she wanted to work abroad in some capacity, but it wasn’t until later in the year that the Peace Corps became a real option in her mind.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 6:22pm
Underground Printing has two locations in Ann Arbor, founded by former University of Michigan students.

What first started as a simple, local business venture was shut down when fears of customer disapproval became priority.

Underground Printing stopped selling political merchandise last month in an effort to stay politically neutral, according to Underground Printing co-owner Rishi Narayan.

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