Ann Arbor’s deer cull is coming back, and it could bring widespread park closures around the city.
The deer cull has been a hotly debated topic among residents since City Council approved the procedure in August 2015. The proposal that passed outlined a four-year plan for deer management and the exploration of a deer fertility control program.
Tragedy struck this weekend at A2 STEAM, a K-8 Ann Arbor public magnet school program housed in Northside Elementary School, when a fire Saturday night killed several chickens being raised by A2 STEAM students.
The fire department was called about 9:20 p.m. with a report of flames on the side of the school. According to Derek Wiseley, Ann Arbor Fire Battalion chief, when firefighters arrived on the scene, they found the adjacent chicken coop to be on fire.
In an email sent to all students Monday afternoon, Central Student Government announced it will continue a program from the previous administration to encourage students to participate in Bystander Intervention training.
Tuesday’s Ann Arbor City Council elections concluded with Jane Lumm, Jack Eaton and Chip Smith emerging as winners, affirming the status quo in the legislature. This Tuesday was the final odd-year election in Ann Arbor, as residents voted in 2016 to move councilmember term length from two to four years.
Two University of Michigan alumni were chosen in October as some of Crain’s “40 Under 40.” Crain’s, a publication dedicated to Detroit business and industry news, publishes the list annually to honor some of the best young businesspeople in the city.
In November 2015, while other students were focusing on midterms, football games and the fast-approaching Michigan winter, then-LSA senior Zachary Ackerman had something else on his mind. He was running for Ann Arbor City Council.
Ann Arbor's last odd-year City Council elections will take place this upcoming Tuesday, Nov. 7. The Michigan Daily sat down with six of the eight candidates to discuss platforms and how local races impact University students.
When rapper Belcalis Almanzar, known by her stage name “Cardi B,” performed at Detroit’s Masonic Temple on Friday, audience members didn’t expect her to be awarded for her outstanding service to her city the next morning.
“I feel very special and blessed. … Thank you CITY OF DETROIT for giving me THE SPIRIT OF DETROIT AWARD,” she wrote in an Instagram post. “Thank you Hot 107.5 radio station for making it happen.”