Rather than merely walking across the Diag to get to class, Music, Theatre & Dance senior Mackenzie Larrance’s morning routine consists of fighting traffic during her daily commute across town from her Ypsilanti residence.
Ann Arbor City Council convened for another biweekly meeting Monday night, passing an ordinance making it easier for residents to register to vote as well as a resolution committing the city to the goals of the Paris Climate Accords.
At the beginning of the Ann Arbor City Council meeting Monday night, Mayor Christopher Taylor presented the 33rd Annual Historic District Awards with Susan Weinberg, Chair of the Historic District Commission, intended to honor historic buildings in the city for their physical and symbolic beauty.
“The Cha-Cha Slide” rang through the speakers while attendees clapped and danced along, as part of the hundreds gathered for the African American Downtown Festival Saturday. The entertainment included a live band and DJ, with all band members decked out in white uniforms.
In the aftermath of incidents involving immigration spanning several months, campus and Ann Arbor leaders affirm a strong intent to protect immigrants in the area, in reaction to the new political climate created during President Donald J. Trump's first 100 days.