U-M’s Student Life launches new website to help students find community during pandemic
'The Cube' is motionless in the video portraying an empty U-M campus. ANN ARBOR – Life during the coronavirus pandemic has been turned upside down, and for college students whose normal experience relies so heavily on social interactions, this year in isolation has left many feeling disconnected. In response, University of Michigan’s Student Life recently launched Find Community, a new website geared toward helping students connect with one another. The site has suggestions for a variety of interests, including those who want to:Join a student organizationJoin a fraternity or sororityConnect with others and exerciseConnect with others and volunteerLearn about leadership opportunitiesConnect with resources during a difficult time“Meeting people, participating in Student Orgs, volunteering and just getting involved is so essential to the campus equation,” Susan Thwing from Student Life Communications wrote A4 via email. “Student Life’s new Find Community website is available to help by providing many options for getting involved either virtually or through activities with safety protocols in place.”For more information, visit www.studentlife.umich.edu/find-community.
U-M sets up mobile food pantry on North Campus twice a month
ANN ARBOR – University of Michigan Student Life’s Maize & Blue Cupboard is now setting up a mobile food pantry twice a month on North Campus. The mobile distribution center sets up at Northwest Lot 10 along Hubbard and east of Murfin every other Wednesday and will run through Nov. 18. MAIZE & BLUE CUPBOARD ON NORTH@umich's effort to provide equitable access to healthy, nutritious and nourishing food to students, faculty and staff will be setting up a mobile food distribution center on North Campus tomorrow! To volunteer with the mobile food distribution center, click here. The Maize & Blue Cupboard is located inside the Betsy Barbour Residence Hall on central campus at 420 S. State St. Its hours of operation are Monday-Friday from 3 p.m.-7p.m.
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DETROIT Shots were fired at Detroit police officers Thursday morning during a traffic stop along Telegraph Road near McNichols Road on the citys west side. WATCH Local 4 News at 11Metro Detroit weather: Thunderstorm chances last into weekendSummer is screaming, Im not gone yet!Thunderstorm chances will last into the weekend, accompanied by a warm and humid Friday finish. Marvin L. Winans with Perfecting Church in Detroit is known nationwide for his music and preaching. A big decision in federal court could mean big money for the city of Flint in the future. A federal judge opened the door to residents being able to take legal action against the federal government over the Flint water crisis.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Police Department partnership seeks to educate social students
ANN ARBOR, Mich. University of Michigan students congregating in large groups or not wearing masks can expect to receive reminders about public health and safety. On Aug. 24, the City of Ann Arbor issued an emergency order limiting indoor gatherings to 10 people, and outdoor gatherings to 25. She said that with the new Ann Arbor ordinance, there is less confusion about where people should be wearing masks. Learn more about the Michigan Ambassador program here. Related:City of Ann Arbor issues emergency ordinance limiting gatherings, requires face masksAnn Arbor Parks and Recreation: Tubing prohibited on Argo Cascades starting FridayAnn Arbor Police Department announces University of Michigan partnership for fall term