At 12:36 p.m. on Thursday, a dead body was found following a fall from a parking garage, according to the Ann Arbor Police Department.
AAPD responded to an alert at the structure located at South Fourth Avenue and East Washington Street after a body was found lying in the alley adjacent the parking structure. The police have yet to determine whether the fall was a suicide or an accident.
Football fans looking forward to additional perks associated with University of Michigan wins are going to be disappointed this year. Ruth’s Chris Steak House will no longer be offering its Score Big Promotion, which gave customers a discount of up to 50 percent off on their food depending on Michigan’s margin of victory.
When asked whether the promotion would continue this year, the restaurant’s Facebook page stated it would not be valid for 2017, replying with, “That was 2016's promotion only.”
Ann Arbor residents on Main Street Sunday afternoon could hear FestiFools before they saw it. Loud drums and live music paraded through the city, interspersed with thousands of people who gathered to watch the event.
For the 11th year in a row, FestiFools took over the streets of downtown Ann Arbor. This year’s theme, “WishFool Thinking,” produced hundreds of giant puppet floats — from a giant bird made entirely out of balloons to President Donald Trump wearing a bib emblazoned with the Twitter logo.
Students from over 30 partner schools — as close as the Ohio State University and as far as the University of Colorado – Boulder — attended the Midwest Asian American Students Union conference to participate in conversations about intersectionality and social justice while also building networks with other people from different Asian-American cultures.
LSA juniors Queena Zhao and Katty Wu and Business junior Sungjee Dianne Ro served as a few of the chairs for the conference, organizing the summit and coordinating with other executive board members.
LSA seniors David Scahfer and Micah Griggs' administration came to an official end last week as eMerge's candidates LSA junior Anusha Sarkar and Public Policy junior Nadine Jawad were sworn in. The second half of the Schafer term furthered the ground work from Fall, now acting on their resolutions and plans made promised.
Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D–Mich.) and Val Boreland, executive vice president of Content Strategy for NBC Universal, spoke on gender disparities in the workplace and the importance of mentorship in instilling confidence in young leaders at the Lean In Leadership Summit at the University of Michigan this past weekend.
Central Student Government and LSA Student Government recently issued statements regarding the discontent many students felt with the decision to forgo a commencement speaker for the Spring Commencement ceremony and instead showcase a video of past speeches.
The Michigan Daily hosted its second annual University of Michigan Central Student Government debate on Monday night, with the president and vice president candidates from eMerge, Movement and the Defend Affirmative Action Party fielding questions from moderators and online submissions. The fourth party running, Better Than the Rest, did not attend the debate due to a scheduling conflict.
The parties began the debate with overviews of their platforms, highlighting the initiatives they felt most strongly about.