Monday, September 30, 2019 - 7:51pm

Washtenaw County’s Judge Carol Kuhnke ruled Wednesday to allow residents access to records of communication between private citizens and city officials under the Freedom of Information Act.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 9:58pm
Jae W. Oh, Great Humanity Healthcare Foundation Chairman, talks to Ann Arbor residents about Medicaid at the Ann Arbor District Library Tuesday evening.

A group of Medicare stakeholders met at the Ann Arbor District Library Tuesday night to hear financial consultant Jae Oh, a University of Michigan alum, speak about his book “Maximize Your Medicare: Understanding Medicare, Protecting Your Health, and Minimizing Costs.” Oh walked attendees through the process of selecting a plan with Medicare and answered their individual health insurance questions.

Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 8:11pm

In an effort to combat the formally-recognized public health emergency of youth vaping, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced a ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarette juice on Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 6:23pm

Ann Arbor experienced a 22 percent increase in absentee voting during the Aug. 6 election, data from the city shows. Deputy City Clerk Steve Gerhart said his office did not experience a major influx of activity, despite the the increase in voting through alternative routes.

In November 2018, Michigan passed Proposal 3, which allows all eligible voters to cast an absentee ballot without explicit justification. Nearly a year since its passage, Ann Arbor has already begun to see its effects.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 7:34pm

University of Michigan graduate students have encountered road blocks when it comes to affordability on campus.

Over the summer, Environment and Sustainability graduate student Matt Sehrsweeny, who does not identify as low income, had a realization many of his less privileged peers may have already come across — graduate school is difficult to finance without a substantial, predictable source of income.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 6:26pm

University of Michigan professor Lisa Disch, who teaches in both the political science and women’s studies departments, announced Wednesday she will be running against first-term incumbent Anne Bannister, D-Ward 1, for a seat on the Ann Arbor City Council.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 12:43pm
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The University of Michigan is under public criticism for investing in a company involved in evictions in Detroit following a Bridge Magazine article published mid-July. 

Sunday, July 28, 2019 - 11:20am

Last Friday, a University of Michigan student made her way into the spotlight after the Miss World America organization stripped her of her Miss Michigan title on account of two tweets deemed “offensive, insensitive and inappropriate content.” Zhu was named to the Women For Trump advisory board on Thursday.

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 10:38am
University of Michigan’s Division of Public Safety and Security follows up investigation of an alleged noose at Michigan Medicine, concluding that it was actually a fishing knot Monday.

Following an investigation by the University of Michigan’s Division of Public Safety and Security, it was announced on Monday that a rope found June 20 on the workstation of two Michigan Medicine employees was tied in a fishing knot, rather than the noose as assumed.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 3:57pm
The Block M undergoes construction and is scheduled to be completed the time classes begin for the Fall 2019 semester.

At the center of the University of Michigan’s Ann Arbor campus, where the Diag’s two largest paths cross, lies a bronze block ‘M’ set in granite in the ground. The monument was donated by the University’s class of 1953 as a gift to then University President Harlan Hatcher. During the fall and winter semesters, thousands upon thousands of students, staff and visitors pass the block ‘M’ every day, but few dare to tread on it directly.