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Washtenaw County denied the request for the EMU students involved with the incident be prosecuted because it did not violate Michigan’s Ethnic Intimidation statute.

Eastern Michigan University students involved in hanging a black doll on a shower rod on campus will not be prosecuted, MLive 

University of Michigan alum Li Li Leung has been named as the next president and CEO of USA Gymnastics.

After serving four years as the vice president of the National Basketball Association, University of Michigan alum Li Li Leung will serve as the president and CEO of USA Gymnastics, according to a Click On Detroit

Ann Arbor was named one of the top 10 most engaged and responsive local governments nationally, based on the use of a local app. The A2 Fix It app allows Ann Arbor residents to report public property concerns directly to the city to address.


An Ann Arbor woman was charged with felonious assault and second-offense domestic violence on Wednesday after a man she lives with was stabbed.


At Troy District Court this Tuesday, LSA junior Nayir Masrur admitted to killing his aunt with a dumbell in November, according to a Detroit News

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Correction: A previous headline stated that Wendy's will not renew its contract with the Michigan Union following activists concerns. This Wendy's location is independently franchised and the contract expired when Union construction began.

A new University policy took effect on Monday.

A new University policy took effect on Monday prohibiting

This coming Wednesday marks the beginning of controlled burn season, when trained staff and volunteers start a series of intentional fires in Ann Arbor parks to enrich the soil and allow fire-resistant plants to grow.


The issue of navigating courses and their online components inspired the free mobile application Skoller, founded by Carson Ward, Logan Matthews and Jonathan Rankin.

The Carceral State Project recently issued an open letter to University administrators calling on them to immediately rescind the recently implemented Required Disclosure of Felony Charges and/or Felony Convictions policy.

On Tuesday, the Carceral State Project — a collaborative project researching the effects of mass incarceration — along with undersigned faculty, students, staff and community members at the University of Michigan, issued an open