Poplin: Celebrating independents
For several Julys in a row, The Ann collaborated with Think Local First to celebrate locally owned, independent businesses....
What next to ANNtourage?
Many journalists, especially those of a certain age, have a bitter attitude toward their readers. That’s probably because of...
Ten To Go: Beating
the odds of chronic disease
Chronic disease is a broad spectrum which commonly includes ailments such as arthritis, asthma, cancer, COPD, diabetes and even...
Release: Boycott of A2 Wendy’s announced
Passing along this press release unedited and without comment, except to say for transparency’s sake my first job was at...
A new way to do ‘social engagement’ with the news
The Ann loves people stories. Yes, we want to address the important problems, policies and events of the day,...
Just how do you feel about roundabouts?
Some people just plain hate roundabouts, those circular intersections. To them, they’re confusing, uncomfortable, unsafe. But traffic engineers and...
Comment: Deer cull
is not ecological balance
This is hardly a culture war (“The culture war over the deer cull,” The Ann, February 2016). It is...
Giving: ‘Just a sense
Eighteen years ago, when Robin and Ron Sober, a couple from just outside Toronto, travelled down to Ann Arbor...
ANNthropology: Andrew Hauptman
Born and raised here; I love art and design and I love Ann Arbor and I truly love beautiful...
Giving: Sparking entrepreneurs
The author, Julia C. Owens, earned a doctorate in biochemistry from the University of California, San Francisco, and bachelor’s...