On Tuesday morning, about 70 people gathered in the Michigan League for “Branches from the Same Tree: A U-M Town Hall on the Integration of Arts, Humanities, and STEMM.” The event focused on discussing how to best work towards a more integrative environment between the different academic communities on campus. The campus-wide town hall was […]
Last January, a professor from Duke University sent emails to her Chinese international students, asking them to not speak Chinese and “commit using English 100% of the time.” She stated that several faculty members are searching for students who had been speaking in Chinese in public spaces. In the emails, she also stated that they […]
The city of Ann Arbor, in partnership with the University of Michigan’s Students for Clean Energy group, are in the process of planning a volunteer-led installation of solar panels on Ann Arbor’s Fire Station Six. The installation, previously scheduled for May 27, has been tentatively pushed back to mid-June or July. Engineering senior Grant Dukus, […]
Well choreographed, intricately shot and with minimal cutting, these action sequences have redefined action movies for an entire generation of young film-lovers.
Clairo, Clairo, Clairo. You know what that sounds like? Elio, Elio, Elio (from the final scene of “Call Me By Your Name”). Yes, this might be dramatic, but allow me to force this comparison for just one moment, because listening to Clairo’s new single “Bags” (in anticipation of her debut album Immunity, due Aug. 2) […]
To kick off an evening of wine and schmoozing at Tech Town Detroit, David Hines Jr., executive producer of “Solomon” and Michigan alum, gave a short introduction for Valiant Production’s new feature film in hope of rallying more supporters. The film itself is a love letter of sorts to a rapidly evolving Detroit. From the […]
Over 50 University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance alumni have sent videos to the SMTD administration, voicing their support for the Lecturers’ Employee Organization and their non-tenure faculty members. This comes after LEO accused the SMTD of unjustifiably cutting course loads from two non-tenure faculty members after the ratification of a new contract between LEO and […]
Groups that had been to BLED FEST many times before like Mover Shaker and newcomers like Pool Kids talked about how special this event was and seemed to truly give everything to their audience.
“Booksmart” is a glorious celebration of the joys that come with being a teenage dirt bag. It’s also Olivia Wilde’s (“Life Itself”) directorial debut. It’s also so, so good. Amy (Kaitlyn Dever, “Them That Follow”) and Molly (Beanie Feldstein, “Lady Bird”) are high school seniors who devoted all their energy to getting into stellar colleges. […]
“Aladdin” will not surpass the original movie in the eyes of anyone. But it’s also far from a disaster.