The city of Ann Arbor now has a plan in place to use sharpshooters to cull 100-deer this winter. In this week's 'Issues of the Environment' WEMU's David Fair Fair talks to Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor about the emotional decision to use lethal methods. Additionally, they discuss the environmental impacts of deer overpopulation and the city's environmental agenda, moving forward.
The City of Ann Arbor is always looking for ways to become more environmentally friendly and eliminate waste. In its efforts, Recycle Ann Arbor was recently awarded $51,500 in grants by the State of Michigan for two educational programs.
Once we hit our goal of $300,000 we will END THE PLEDGE DRIVE. We have some new special gifts to celebrate our 50th anniversary including a very exciting anniversary dinner celebration with Jarl Mohn, President and CEO of NPR on Tuesday, December 8th. Make your financial gift now to WEMU.
It's back to business as usual on the the Facebook pages of the University of Michigan football and basketball teams after they were hacked twice in one day. University officials say they still don't know how it happened but have apologized to the two million followers who may have caught a glimpse of the pictures of scantily clad celebrities.
Eastern Michigan University has finalized the purchase of the Holy Trinity Chapel on West Forest Avenue in Ypsilanti for $940,000. The university plans to use the site as the new home for The Honors College. That college has doubled in size since 2011 and now has a total of fourteen hundred students. The last time EMU bought an off-campus building was in 2009 when it acquired Fletcher Elementary School.
A federal appeals court says US marshals in Detroit were on the wrong side of the law when they tried to deny a newspaper access to booking photos of Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and police officers accused of corruption.
Cosplay, fire-juggling, music and giant turkey legs —who wouldn’t want to win tickets to the 2015 Michigan Renaissance Festival? Fortunately, 89.1 WEMU is giving away 5 Family Packs (4 tickets each) right here.
There are several exciting new movie options to choose from this weekend, and a few classics make their return to downtown Ann Arbor as well. Find out all about it as WEMU's David Fair talks with Michigan Theater Program Director Ruth Lednicer in this week's edition of 'Cinema Chat.'
The new head of the Michigan Department of Education, Brian Whiston says he’ll act on his own to improve teacher evaluations if lawmakers fail to do so. The state Senate approved a bill in May meant to improve teacher evaluations and make them more uniform across the state. Senate Bill 103 has since stalled in the state House.
Photographer Art Kane took the most wonderful photograph in jazz history. It was taken on this date in 1958. It features 57 of the best jazz musicians and the image has come to be called, ‘A Great Day In Harlem’.
EMU's Interim President, Kim Schatzel, issued a campus wide announcement this morning saying that, after extensive research, the university's administration has decided to remove the Hurons logo from marching band uniforms.