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Who’s Protesting Whom?

The top of the mosque is visible from HFC’s north parking lot. Across Evergreen Road and Ford Road sits the Islamic Center of America, one of the largest mosques in the country.

Fast Times at Henry Ford High

Katelyn Crumb and Sydney Owens at the HFC Early College

In 1981 a freelance writer for Rolling Stone by the name of Cameron Crowe went undercover at a high school in California. The articles were published as a book and eventually a film both titled Fast Times at Ridgemont High.

All Trumped Up

Presidential Candidate Donald Trump stands in front of an American flag.

I must admit, initially I was excited.

I had reached out to the Republican Party of Genesee and Saginaw County to see if I could attend Donald Trump’s event in Birch Run at their Expo Center. I did not expect the answer to be yes. However, for an unpredictable candidate, riding on a wave of unexpected popularity, coming to a small town an hour and a half north of Detroit, the answer was yes. On the afternoon of August 11, I found myself driving north on I-75 to see Donald Trump: billionaire and front-runner for the Republican party’s presidential primary.

Who Keeps Campus Safe?

Members of the Dearborn Police Department were on hand August 25 and 26, touring the HFC campus with Campus Safety specialists. The tour was part of an initiative aimed at improving the partnership between the Dearborn Police and HFC officials.

Child Development Center Closes

Four-year-old Nixen outside Henry Ford College’s Child Development Center

After two decades of service to Henry Ford students, the Child Development Center will be closing. June 30th will mark the end of an institution that has enabled many parents to return to school.

Students Face Off Against Financial Aid Problems

Photo of Henry Ford College's "Welcome Center"

At Henry Ford College, many students have voiced concerns over the financial aid system. Currently at HFC, over half of all students receive some form of financial aid.

Muslim Women in Congress: A Historic Double First

Side-by-side photos of Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib

The 2018 midterm elections attest to the accomplishments of women across the political spectrum. Joining the ranks of women that made history are Rashida Tlaib (D) and Ilhan Omar (D), the first ever Muslim women to be elected to Congress.

2018 Election Recap

Map of Michigan detailing Senate election results by county

On Nov. 6, over 4.3 million people in Michigan voted in the midterm elections, 1 million more than last midterm, marking the highest midterm voter turnout in the state in 50 years.

Serving Those Who Served

Photograph of Army Veteran Ed Stokes and Marine Veteran Student Jeremiah Flores

Veterans represent a small but significant part of the student body on campus. Total veteran enrollment on Henry Ford campus is around three hundred students.

Quiet Reflection Room Moves to Eshleman Library

Muslim student sets up her prayer rug in the Quiet Reflection Room.

Henry Ford College took the initiative to address student concerns by upgrading the Quiet Reflection Room, an inclusive space of meditation, reflection and mindfulness on campus to one that better meets the needs of its students.

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