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The Horrors of Modern Day Slavery

Two young girls in jean shorts and dark sleeveless shirts with long hair covering their faces in a dark backdrop.

Personal autonomy, the ethical principle of a person’s right to control their own body, has been a guiding principle in the United States since the abolition of slavery.

Accusations of Corruption in Michigan House Primary

Though attention has been focused on the national primaries, the Democratic primary for Michigan’s 15th State House District demonstrates that local races can be just as heated.

HFC Budget Crisis: Then and Now

Monopoly style game board with items around board the names of college departments and HFC Budget with question mark cards under it.

In 2013 a major budget crises consumed Henry Ford Community College with $12M dollars in debt and was on the brink of shutting down.

Henry Ford College’s Expanding Children and Families Program

Children and Families students working with math manipulatives.

The following is an interview conducted with Mrs. Marlene White who is the director, and an instructor, of the Children and Families Program at Henry Ford College. Mrs.

2016 Globe Fest Celebrates World Cultures

HFC’s annual cultural event, Globe Fest took place on Wednesday, April 13, in the Student and Culinary Arts Center (Bld. M).

Improving Air Quality in Detroit: Marathon Oil, U.S. Steel, and the MDEQ

Steel smoke stack with smoke coming out of it.

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) held an unpublicized meeting on April 12 at the U.A.W Local 387 in Flat Rock for DTE Trenton Channel’s SO2 emissions permit.

Spotlight on Priest Abuse in Michigan

Photo of front of building of Archdiocese of Detroit.

Since the Boston Globe published its series of stories exposing the sexual abuse of minors by priests and the cover up by the Boston Archdiocese, the Catholic Church has been under much scrutiny by both the public and the law.

Marathon Oil’s Contributions to the Community

The Marathon Oil Company has been under public scrutiny since the community has taken notice of the health problems and the pollution at its oil refinery in southwest Detroit.

High Speed Chase Ends in Car for HFC Student

Men and women pose with the student given the car.

HFC nursing student, Margaret Heit, had her red Jeep Cherokee stolen on February 29. It remained missing until March 7, when it was involved in a home invasion and then totaled in a high-speed chase on I-96.

Plus/Minus Grades To Take Effect: Impact on Students

Illustration of school grades letters A+, B, C, D-, and F.

In 2013, a new policy was brought to Henry Ford’s Scholastics Policies Committee to add GPA point values to plus and minus grades. This policy was accepted, and will be effective starting fall 2016.

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