Hello, Ann Arbor: Kamala Harris pays a visit; masks back at school
Also this week: Ann Arbor students coming back to school after winter break also returned to some COVID-era protocols. Masks will now be required while indoors in AAPS schools until Jan. 20 for all students, staff and visitors, the district announced. That’s what caught our eye in Ann Arbor this week. John Counts is one of the News Leaders for MLive/The Ann Arbor News where he started as a police and court reporter in 2012. MORE ‘HELLO, ANN ARBOR’:Hello, Ann Arbor: Jim Brady’s is closing; UPS driver saves the dayHello, Ann Arbor: Hardware store faces demolition for high-rise; our most-read stories of 2022Hello Ann Arbor: It’s fun to look back at lost student hangouts; Dexter remembers a leaderHello, Ann Arbor: Co-op’s hot bar is back; the story of ill-fated Space Worldmlive.com
Andr Aciman to speak Nov. 9 at Rackham Auditorium in downtown Ann Arbor
Andre Aciman will speak at Rackham Auditorium on Nov. 9 in Ann Arbor. Nov. 9, New York Times best-selling author Andr Aciman will speak about his latest novel at Rackham Auditorium. Following the conversation, Aciman will answer audience questions, as well as sign copies of his novel. For more information or to buy tickets, visit the Eventbrite page. The event will start at 7 p.m.Rackham Auditorium at 915 E. Washington St.All About Ann Arbor is powered by ClickOnDetroit/WDIV.
Clinton talks impeachment at U-M; AFC Ann Arbor advances leagues; robots at UMMA?
- Meredith (@meredith_A4)What's been happening: The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra has announced its new executive director as longtime executive director Mary Steffek Blaske prepares for retirement. (A4) AFC Ann Arbor announced this week it will play in USL League Two in 2020. This will be the second league change for AFC Ann Arbor since the club started in 2014. - KLA President and CEO Rick Wallace at the company's groundbreaking for its new 230,000-square-foot campus in Ann Arbor Have something to share? All About Ann Arbor is powered by ClickOnDetroit/WDIV.
Hillary Clinton at U-M: Trump's actions meet definition of impeachable offense
Clinton asked, "If you fight for America and then you are betrayed, what does that mean?" Hillary Clinton speaks at the University of Michigan on Oct. 10, 2019. Clinton said Trump's actions remind her of Nixon's abuse of power, obstruction of justice and contempt of Congress. Clinton took more jabs at President Trump, comparing him to Ukraine's president "who has no political experience -- he was a TV star -- sound familiar? A member of the audience snaps a picture of Hillary Clinton at University of Michigan's Rackham Auditorium on Oct. 10, 2019.
University of Michigan: Student voter turnout tripled in 2018
U-M student Josiah Walker and a fellow student volunteer at the Party at the Polls event outside Rackham Auditorium on Nov. 6, 2018 (Photo: Meredith Bruckner)ANN ARBOR - Voter turnout is on the rise at the University of Michigan. The school announced that student voters tripled in the 2018 midterm elections, compared with 2014. More than 15,800 students voted in 2018, compared with 5,282 in 2014, spiking U-M's student voting rate to 41%. The number tripled the school's previous 14% voting rate, according to data released by the National Study of Learning, Voting and Engagement at Tufts University's Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life. Colleges nationwide have seen a jump in student voter turnout, from 19% to 40% overall.
Literati to host author Ann Patchett benefit for Book Industry Charitable Foundation in Ann Arbor
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - On Oct. 14, award-winning author Ann Patchett will discuss her latest novel, "The Dutch House," at the Rackham Auditorium in Ann Arbor. In an event hosted by Literati Bookstore, Patchett's author discussion and Q&A will be a benefit for the Ann Arbor-based Book Industry Charitable Foundation -- a nonprofit organization that aids booksellers through financial assistance, professional development and educational scholarships. Her clear understanding of the industry and advocacy on behalf of booksellers have been a gift to booksellers across the country." Author Ann Patchett will discuss her latest novel "The Dutch House," on Oct. 17 at Rackham Auditorium. Rackham Auditorium is at 915 E. Washington St.More about Book Industry Charitable Foundation Since 1996, Binc Foundation has awarded over $6.6 million in financial assistance or scholarships to 7,476 families.