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UM-Dearborn College Student Elected to Inkster Council

Jewell Jones sits, looking thoughtful, behind his name placard and next to other representatives.

On November 3, 2015, Jewell Jones was elected Councilman of Inkster. He is a junior at the University of Michigan-Dearborn and is studying Political Science and Business Studies. He is currently in ROTC and wants to pursue a career in the military.

Transgender in the Military

Several soldiers clad in camo and gear trudge up a hill.

The military has changed a lot in the past few years, from the eradication of the ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy, to allowing women to work alongside men and having the first two women graduate from Army Ranger boot camp.

The Real Dearborn March

A top down view of roughly 100 people gathered in a lobby space. They stand in front of a podium where several people are standing.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a national holiday that commemorates accomplishments that civil rights activists have made in working to eradicate racial discrimination and advocate for black rights. To this day, millions continue to view Dr.

A Place to Pray

A simple room with a room divider draped with fabric on the left. A small table holds prayer mats and one is rolled out on the floor.

While many colleges and universities provide students and staff with adequate prayer space, at Henry Ford College, finding places to pray has been met with difficulty. Some religions require prayer several times a day.

For Whom is this Restroom?

A brick wall displays a sign that has four symbols: a stick figure in pants typically denoting the male gender, a stick figure in a dress typically denoting the female gender, a stick figure that is wearing pants on one side and a dress on the other, and the stick figure denoting accessibility. The text on the sign notes it is a restroom and, "anyone can use this restroom, regardless of gender identity or expression".

Since as early as 2012, colleges and universities across America have been installing what are called unisex restrooms on their campuses.

U of M Offers HFC Students Summer Opportunities

Ten Henry Ford College students were selected to participate in a research fellowship this summer at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

Historic Buildings Encourage Growth Downtown

Michigan is a state of tremendous natural beauty. Our forests and lakes shift through natural cycles of birth, growth, decay, and renewal. But these rural areas aren’t the only ones refreshing themselves through this process.

The Future of Marijuana Legalization

There is a new meaning to “soaring high” at HFC. Since Michigan began issuing marijuana prescriptions it has become more common to see people burning pot out in public.

Bill to Reform Michigan’s Juvenile Justice System

This month, a bipartisan bill proposal to change the minimum age to try a criminal as an adult is scheduled to be voted on by the Michigan legislature.

Emergency Alert Puts Campus on Notice

A cell phone displays text messages. The first text reads, "Shots fired Fairlane Center Mall. Take Shelter, lock doors, silence phones. All HFC evening classes canceled." A second text reads, "HFC CAMPUS SAFETY ALERT: ALL CLEAR is issued. Dearborn police report that the situation is under control. there is no known risk to the public."

If you are a current student, you or someone you know likely received several text messages, emails, and phone calls from HFC’s Campus Safety Alert system on the evening of November 9.

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