The Ann Arbor Police Department has reported as many as five of the recent home invasions that began in April may be related.
The suspect is a white male, 20 to 30 years in age, and 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 9 inches in height. Victims of the invasions reported he was seen in dark clothing and in some instances had his face covered. A green mask was recovered at the home invaded on the 400 block of South Seventh St.
Gov. Rick Snyder’s decision on April 6 to stop providing free bottled water to Flint residents has drawn backlash from members of the Flint community and outside observers alike.
When he announced the decision, which ended a practice that has been carried out since January 2016 in response to the water crisis facing the city, Snyder noted that lead levels in Flint water have been below the federal limit for almost two years now. Snyder said state funding for water was no longer necessary.
On Friday afternoon, about 30 members of the Lecturers’ Employee Organization occupied a floor of the Fleming Administration Building. Lecturers camped outside of University of Michigan Provost Martin Philbert’s office. Philbert was not present at the time. They also delivered handwritten messages from allies written in support of the union’s efforts to negotiate a new contract with the University.
Two months ago, University of Michigan research exposed significant female underrepresentation in economics. Top women economists convened at the Ford School Wednesday afternoon on the topic to confirm such discrimination and harassment at the highest levels of government. They also, however, lauded their peers’ work therein.
Campus Mind Works, a wellness group that promotes mental health education and provides support groups through the University of Michigan Depression Center, spoke Tuesday night on the potentially harmful effects of a world increasingly dependent on technology.
More than a dozen Detroit high schoolers descended on the University of Michigan’s campus Monday afternoon for more than an average Campus Day tour. Members of PILOT, a student organization that works with first-generation and underrepresented students, showed the prospective students around campus on Monday as part of Dreams2Reality, an event offering college planning assistance and empowerment to high school freshmen and sophomores from underrepresented minority backgrounds.