BY CHRIS DZOMBAK
Engineering freshman Justin Li traverses the wall at MROCK in the IM Building yesterday. Climbers at MROCK were preparing for a bouldering competition this Sunday at 1 PM.
BY TREVOR CALERO
An official from the Ann Arbor Police Department said in an interview yesterday that the investigation into the late night blaze that gutted an abandoned building on South University Avenue earlier this month is moving forward, but very slowly.
BY JOSEPH LICHTERMAN
Borders Group, the Ann Arbor-based bookstore chain, announced last week that it will be closing most of its secondary stores like Waldenbooks, Borders Express, and Borders Outlet stores, including the Borders Express in the Briarwood Mall.
The company also announced that it will be laying off 1,500 workers.
BY DEVON THORSBY
More than a week after the violent Halloween beating on Elm Street that left a 19-year-old man hospitalized, police won’t confirm whether any of the alleged attackers have been identified or arrested.
BY DYLAN CINTI
In a deal approved at last Thursday’s City Council meeting, the University will shoulder 78 percent of the costs to build a proposed parking structure on Fuller Road, and, in return, the University will receive 78 percent of the spots available in the lot.
BY DYLAN CINTI
Students looking to pick up prescriptions or buy toothpaste will finally have an alternative to Village Apothecary in the form of a 14,000-square-foot CVS/pharmacy.
BY ESHWAR THIRUNAVUKKARASU
Patients suffering from chronic illnesses are likely to fare better without false hope for recovery, according to a recent study done by researchers at the University of Michigan Health System.
BY DYLAN CINTI
Nearly 60 percent of Washtenaw County voters rejected a property tax increase yesterday that would have provided additional funding to the area’s public schools.
BY ALEX KIRSHENBAUM
It has been a long road to freedom for Dwayne Provience. In 2001 he was convicted of a murder he didn’t commit and after eight years in prison, he is today back with his family.
BY EMILY ORLEY
In the only contested seats for yesterday’s city election, incumbents Sabra Briere and Marcia Higgins both beat out their opponents to claim two-year terms on the Ann Arbor City Council.
BY REBECCA GODWIN
Choices play an important part in the School of Music, Theatre & Dance’s upcoming production of “Crazy for You,” directed by Associate Professor of Musical Theatre Linda Goodrich and opening on Thursday.
BY SHAMIK GANGULY
On Thursday, Bobby McFerrin comes to Hill Auditorium to present his latest project, “spirityouall.” This new endeavor of McFerrin’s seeks to pay homage to African American spirituals and to his father, an operatic baritone who was himself a dedicated performer of these traditional songs.
BY TYLER BAILEY
The website, created by Engineering junior Nick Ruff and University alumni Omeid Seirafi-pour, Calvin Schemanski and John Gulbronson, utilizes an exclusive restaurant ranking system instead of the typical star rating system used by other similar sites.
BY STEVEN TWEEDIE
As to what the offline version of their show will contain Friday, expect the usual hilarious content of any CollegeHumor production, with a few surprises.
BY JOEY STEINBERGER
The texts for the Best American Nonrequired Reading anthology are chosen annually by two groups of high school students, one from Valencia California and the other from Ann Arbor.