Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 4:05pm
Protect A2 Parks claims emails recently obtained from the Federal Railroad Administration displays concerns over the cost of the ongoing Ann Arbor Amtrak station project.

Protect A2 Parks, an environmental advocacy group, claims emails recently obtained from the Federal Railroad Administration through the Freedom of Information Act reveal concerns over the cost of the ongoing Ann Arbor Amtrak station project.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 10:31pm
Nonprofit organization Build a Better Michigan will pay a $37,500 fine for advertisements run in support of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

Build a Better Michigan will have to pay a $37,500 fine after Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson determined Friday that the nonprofit organization violated campaign laws with advertisements run in support of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 7:16pm

Inside the Shapiro Design Lab, located on the first floor of the Shapiro Undergraduate Library, is a new form of experiential learning: augmented, virtual and mixed reality, or “AVMR” technology.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 6:45pm

You might have seen some girls who wrap a piece of cloth around their heads. The cloth (called hijab or tudung or kerudung) covers some parts of their bodies – hair, ears and sometimes neck. One might wonder what else they keep beneath the cloth (spoiler alert: hair ties). During the colder months, the cloth might be mistaken as a winter headgear. During the warmer months, you might wonder if it ever gets too bothersome to put on extra layers when it is scorching outside.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 6:34pm

I am American.

But deep down I feel and know,

I’m not American enough.

They say that

Because of my looks,


Because of my culture,

I am an outsider.

According to them,

I must know I’m different.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 3:01pm

I begged my mom to pack me American food for lunch every day. I wanted perfectly prepared meals with sliced green apples in a brown bag and a cute note on the napkin. Almost every day from elementary school to high school graduation I ate either turkey and Swiss or peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. I prayed that she didn’t run out of time in the morning and resort to slapping sticky white rice with bulgogi beef into a container because on days like this, I knew I would be eating alone.

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 10:18pm

Students at the University of Michigan received a total of 24 Fulbright grants for the 2018-2019 academic year, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education. This is the highest number of Fulbright scholarships given to any public university for the 14th year in a row, according to the U.S. State Department.

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 7:52pm
MSU Sociology Prof. Lawrence Busch discusses how he has used an STS approach to examine how economics has influenced the development of markets at the STS speaker event in Tisch Hall Monday.

Lawrence Busch, professor emeritus of sociology at Michigan State University, spoke to University of Michigan students and faculty Monday evening about markets from an economic perspective in his presentation sponsored by the University’s Science, Technology and Society Program.

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 7:16pm
UM Provost Martin Philbert address concerns regarding faculty policies at the SACUA meeting in Fleming Monday.

The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs held its weekly meeting Monday afternoon, discussing recent changes to the University of Michigan’s Standard Practice Guide and the introduction of electronic voting into Senate Assembly. SACUA also hosted University Provost Martin Philibert to speak on the new Biosciences Initiative.

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 5:15pm

After the Patriots and the Rams kicked off the lowest-scoring Super Bowl in its 53-year history, ad space became as scrutinized as the space between Rams wide receiver Brandin Cooks and the ball in the third quarter. Whether you were wearing a Brady or Goff jersey at Charley’s last Sunday night, rivalries united during commercial breaks to watch the notorious Super Bowl ads.