News Briefs

Ann Arbor residents protest the Deer Cull at a City Council meeting in 2016.

Ann Arbor’s deer cull is coming back, and it could bring widespread park closures around the city.

Tulane University professor Jesmyn Ward, a MacArthur Fellow, will deliver the University of Michigan’s winter 2017 commencement address.


Each week, The Michigan Daily’s news desk will be publishing a most-read wrap up of the previous week’s most popular articles based on the number of online reads each article received. Here are the five most read from Nov. 12 to Nov. 18:

Two University of Michigan alumni were chosen in October as 

University of Michigan alum James Earl Jones is slated to play Mufasa in Disney’s live-action remake of “The Lion King,” scheduled to come out in July 2019. He’ll be acting alongside Beyonce Knowles-Carter as Nala and Donald Glover as Simba.

When rapper Belcalis Almanzar, known by her stage name “Cardi B,” performed at Detroit’s Masonic Temple on Friday, audience members didn’t expect her to be awarded for her outstanding service to her city the next morning.

University of Alabama’s Nick Saban and Clemson University’s Dabo Swinney now surpass Coach Harbaugh in salary.

According to USA Today’s annual ranking of National Collegiate Athletic Association coaches’ salaries, Jim Harbaugh is no longer the highest-paid coach in football.

The Central Campus Transit Center is one of the stops that the Detroit Connector uses.

The Detroit Connector, a bus service connecting Ann Arbor to Detroit, will now provide service seven days a week, instead of four, and open full-time service to the public Oct. 30.

Fifth-year senior defensive tackle Maurice Hurst in a game against Cincinnati on September 9, 2017.

Maurice Hurst, Michigan football’s defensive tackle, has taken up a part-time job as a driver for Uber.

In an interview Monday night with “Inside Michigan Football,” Hurst revealed he occasionally does an Uber run when he’s not busy with football.

The University of Michigan Solar Car Team finished second in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge Thursday, race, which takes place every other year, featuring university, corporate and high school teams from across the globe. It was the team’s most successful outcome yet.