U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor and multiple Ann Arbor City Council members gathered on Tuesday for a Representative Roundtable hosted by the University of Michigan Central Student Government.
CSG President Ben Gerstein, Public Policy junior, introduced the panelists and led the panel with a series of questions regarding student involvement in the November 2020 elections. Approximately 25 people participated in the interactive Q&A session with the politicians in the Michigan Union.
Tim Sloan, University of Michigan alum and retired chief executive officer of Wells Fargo Bank, discussed “Building Trust in Crisis” as part of the Business and Society 2020 speakers series Wednesday morning. Sloan graduated from the University with a BA and MBA and spent 30 years at Wells Fargo before becoming the CEO in September 2016.
On Sunday Oct. 13, three men opened fire in an Ann Arbor marijuana dispensary, MLive reported. The Ann Arbor Police Department explained the men entered Bloom City Club midday and robbed the store at gunpoint. The suspects left the crime scene on foot with an unknown amount of cash. No injuries were reported.
When he arrived at the University of Michigan in 1962, Cazzie Russell didn’t expect to become engraved in the history of Michigan Basketball. Assistant coaches James Skala and Tom Jorgensen came to his neighborhood high school in the south side of Chicago to recruit him to the Michigan basketball team, telling him he would be guaranteed to play if he came to the University.
The executive branch of the University of Michigan’s Central Student Government released a statement Thursday morning in response to the change in the University Health System insurance policy. UHS will now bill student's person health insurance plans for services such as laboratory testing, x-rays and sexually transmitted infection testing.
The Central Student Government discussed several upcoming executive projects including game day hydration stations as well as plans to address the change in University policy regarding coverage for sexually transmitted diseases during its first assembly of the school year Tuesday night.
Shake Shack is set to shake up the fast food scene in Ann Arbor. The company will be opening an Ann Arbor location in fall 2019, according to an email statement from the burger chain. This will be Shake Shack’s third location in Michigan, joining one in downtown Detroit and another in Troy.
On Thursday, the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, the Jewish Communal Leadership Program and the School of Social Work hosted a symposium called “Jewish Feminisms/American Visions: Perspectives from Fifty Years of Activism.” The three-day conference features scholars in the field from institutions and organizations across the country. Panels covered topics including radical feminism, the #MeToo movement and Jewish identities, as well as the intersection between sexuality, politics and society with religion.