In response to the ongoing conversation about race, diversity, and representation in higher education, the University of Michigan has pledged $10 million to build a new multicultural center on State St., near the heart of campus to replace the current off- campus William Monroe Trotter Multicultural Center, the location of which makes it difficult for some students to access its resources. A push for a new space was led by the Black Student Union and came about after multiple meetings with the school’s administration and student leaders. The new center, to be designed by Hanbury Evans Wright Vlattas + Company, is set to open in 2018.
Ann Arborite John Umbaugh created a speculative Ann Arbor subway map inspired by his time on the Tokyo Metro while living in Japan.
A community space for musicians—by musicians, with access to rehearsal spaces, providing facilities for collaboration and occasional performances.
Red Tail Ring & Misty Lyn Bergeron and why I listen to folk music when it’s cold.
Restricting localities from enacting their own victimless environmental measures is a troubling anti-environmental omen.