Ann Arbor residents are head over heels for Polarity, a new pole fitness studio located on South University Avenue, which celebrated its grand opening by welcoming potential clients to a two-day open house this past weekend.
In the wake of President-elect Donald Trump’s election, Ann Arbor entrepreneurs Kate Lind and Nate Stevens started a new project, Pincause, that designs and sells pins intended to raise awareness of social justice issues.
Pincause recently released its first pin — a multicolored hand design — in support of women's rights and the women's rights marches that will take place across the United States on and before January 21, the days surrounding Donald Trump's inauguration.
In a recently compiled list of all 50 states by their respective winter’s level of misery, the state of Michigan came out as having the second-worst winter, behind only Minnesota. The online travel site Thrilllist considered a variety of factors when ranking the states, such as those with most unbearable winters, including temperature, local anecdotes and poor traffic condidions.
At Monday evening’s City Council meeting, the council received a $450,000 check from the Rotary Club of Ann Arbor for construction of a new Universal Access Playground at Gallup Park. Council members also voted on rezoning of an area on Packard Street, which was highly contended by community members.
Music, Theatre & Dance alumni Benj Pasek and Justin Paul received a Golden Globe nomination on Monday for composing the song lyrics for “City of Stars,” a song from the recently released movie “La La Land” starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling.
U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D–Mich.) released her annual “Dingell Jingle” earlier this month, culminating political events from 2016 into a song. Dingell has been releasing these songs for many years, often raising awareness and poking fun at popular political and social issues from the entire calendar year.
Though many of the campaign promises made by the newMich platform were attacked as idealistic by their opposition, the University of Michigan Central Student Government’s administration led by President David Schafer, LSA senior, and Vice President Micah Griggs, LSA senior, has laid considerable groundwork to fulfill some of their directives for the next semester.
Political Science Prof. Andrei Markovits launched his new book, “Hillel at Michigan 1926/27-1945: Struggles of Jewish Identity in a Pivotal Era,” at the University of Michigan Hillel Building Sunday, the day before the organization’s 90th anniversary.