Washtenaw Community College announced plans to discontinue the Culinary and Baking/Pastry Arts programs on July 9. A petition was started by two culinary arts students. The petition was presented to the WCC Board of Trustees at their monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 28. As of now, the program will still be cut.
On Saturday, June 6, a peaceful, Black Lives Matter demonstration took place in Ypsilanti with approximately several hundred participants to protest police brutality against Black people in the United States. Protesters marched peacefully from the Ypsilanti District Library to the Ypsilanti Police Department.
Gallery: Second protest emerges after white Washtenaw County deputy is accused of using excessive force on black woman
A second protest emerged after a Washtenaw County Deputy is under investigation after being accused of using excessive force in the arrest of Sha'Teina Grady El and her husband, Danyal Grady El.
Gallery: Anti-Trump and pro-Trump protestors gather outside the Ford plant in Ypsilanti during President Trump's Thursday visit
View photos from the protests that occurred during President Trump's visit to Ypsilanti on Thursday.
Two Michigan-based bicycle shops, Wheels in Motion and Tree Fort Bike, experienced unexpected rapid growth of bicycle sales in wake of the social distancing restrictions in Michigan due to the pandemic. Nationally, cycling has suddenly become super popular as it is a healthy exercise and adheres to social distancing practices.
A car accident occured at the intersection of Washtenaw Ave. and Oakwood St. around 11 a.m on Monday, Feb. 3. The car involved in the accident was flipped upside down, however the driver is in stable medical condition. The accident was inview of the the Mark Jefferson Science Complex and McKenny Hall of EMU.