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.

Attorney General Race Favors Democratic Candidate

Candidates for Michigan Attorney General, Dana Nessel (D) and Tom Leonard (R). Photo Courtesy Gannett.

The race for Michigan attorney general is heating up, with Republicans nominating House speaker Tom Leonard to run against the Democratic candidate Dana Nessel.

HFC Student and Instructor Running for Office

Working Class Party candidates for 2018. Back row: Gary Walkowicz, Sam Johnson, Mary Anne Hering, Logan Smith, Louis Palus, Andrea Kirby. Front row: Thomas Repasky, Larry Betts, Philip Kolody, Kathy Goodwin, Hali McEachern. Photo courtesy Working Class Party

Elections in the United States, at national and state levels, are dominated by Democratic Party or Republican Party candidates. However, third parties play a vital role.

Michigan's Future with Gerrymandering

Graphic from the Washington Post explaining gerrymandering.

This November, voters across Michigan will have the opportunity to place the power of redistricting congressional and legislative districts in the hands of an independent committee.

Interview with President Kavalhuna

Photo of Henry Ford College President, Russell A. Kavalhuna

On July 1, Russell A. Kavalhuna joined Henry Ford College as the institution’s sixth president.

Vista Maria Helping Girls for over 135 Years

Vista Maria logo

Vista Maria is a residential safe haven for 11-18-year-old women whose experienced severe abuse, neglect or trauma, referred by Michigan’s courts.

Iran Deal and American Credibility

Infographic explaining potential consequences of the U.S. withdrawing from the Iran Nuclear Deal.

Early last May, President Trump announced the United States’ immediate withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. Following the decision, harsh sanctions were restored against Iran, limiting their ability to conduct business overseas.


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