Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 8:57am

Smoke’s Poutinerie, a poutine restaurant in Ann Arbor, and The Beaver Trap, its connected bar, both ended service in November. No reason for closure was provided by the owner. 

Within 18 months of opening, the first Michigan installation of the Smoke’s franchise closed.

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 10:16pm
A University of Michigan study published last Friday found anywhere from 60 to 80 percent of patients are not completely truthful with their doctors.

A University of Michigan study published last Friday found anywhere from 60 to 80 percent of patients are not completely truthful with their doctors.

The study, co-authored by Brian Zikmund-Fisher, associate professor of Health Behavior and Health Education at the University, examined the frequency of patients failing to disclose relevant information to their clinicians.

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 9:18pm
Protestors stand outside of the Ann Arbor City Council Meeting protesting the shooting of deer Monday Evening.

Two groups staged protests Monday night outside Ann Arbor City Hall, calling on City Council to take action on disparate issues: the reopening of a piercing shop with a racist owner and the annual deer cull in Ann Arbor.

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 9:05pm
Rackham student Kamaria Porter, a research assistant, discusses the new regulations on Title XI and campus sexual violence proposed by the Department of Education at Hutchins Hall Monday evening.

In response to concerns with new Title IX regulations, about 50 students and professors from the University of Michigan's Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Law School and Department of Sociology hosted a Title IX comment writing event Monday night in Hutchins Hall Monday night.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to the 1964 Civil Rights Act was created to abolish discrimination based on sex in federally funded education programs. This policy is applied to public universities in order to prevent gender-based discrimination.

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:27pm

 

 

 

Dual protests urge action from City Council on piercing shop reopening, deer cull

Two groups staged protests Monday night outside Ann Arbor City Hall, calling on City Council to take action on disparate issues: the reopening of a piercing shop with a racist owner and the annual deer cull in Ann Arbor.

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 2:25pm
Live Green came about after Lee scrolled through Maize Pages to find sustainability clubs he could join at the University.

Live Green UMich, a new student-run social entrepreneurship organization on campus, is showcasing sustainability efforts by University of Michigan groups in an effort to help student across campus get more involved.

Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 10:15pm
Dr. Nesha Haniff speaking at HIV Monologues presented by the National Council for Negro Women, the Black Student Union, and Creatives of Color Sunday night.

In honor of World AIDS Day, the National Council for Negro Women, the Black Student Union and Creatives of Color presented the HIV Monologues Sunday night to teach students and faculty about the disease that affects millions of people around the world. The Department of Afroamerican and African Studies and the University of Michigan Museum of Art co-sponsored the event, which was held at the Helmut Stern Auditorium.

Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 7:34pm
Michigan state Senate Republicans voted to scale back minimum wage and paid sick leave laws, S.B. 1171 and 1175 last Wednesday.

Michigan state Senate Republicans voted to scale back minimum wage and paid sick leave laws, S.B. 1171 and 1175 last Wednesday.

Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 5:40pm
Students gather on the Diag for a vigil to remember the victims of the Borderline shooting Saturday afternoon.

Braving light rain and harsh winds with signs reading “Remember Borderline” and “Never Again”, approximately 20 University of Michigan students, faculty and community members congregated on the Diag for a vigil Saturday afternoon in honor of those lost to gun violence. Music, Theatre & Dance freshman Olivia Johnson organized the vigil, hosted by Arts in Color, in response to a shooting near her hometown in Thousand Oaks, Calif.

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 10:11pm
Azeem Ibrahim, author of the book "The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar's Genocide," talks about the persecution of the Rohingya in Myanmar in Weill Hall Thursday.

Since Aug. 2017, more than 700,000 Rohingya have fled into neighboring Bangladesh amid gang rape, arson and mass killing. Author Azeem Ibrahim, a senior fellow at the Center for Global Policy, addressed this and the lack of international attention and resources directed to the Rohingya genocide Thursday at the Ford School of Public Policy to an auditorium of more than 100 attendees.

Ibrahim began his lecture with a quote from Hermann Goering, the Nazi Luftwaffe commander.