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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.

Arab American Summit

The Arab American Summit was held at the Doubletree Hotel in Dearborn over a 3-day weekend. Speakers and organization leaders traveled with their families from all across the nation.

Arab American Summit

The Arab American Summit was held at the Doubletree Hotel in Dearborn over a 3-day weekend. Speakers and organization leaders traveled with their families from all across the nation.

Veterans of Desert Storm, Afghanistan, and Iraq Speak at HFC

Montrice Moore, Mark Sheeler, and Nadine Jones smile as they sit at a table in front of a projected image displaying a map.

On Wednesday, November 18, 2015 HFC’s History Department hosted a special event. Students were invited to attend; this was also open to the public. This was an informational session; this was hosted in honor of Veterans Day.

HFC Students Get Involved at the 12th Annual Political Issues Convention

HFC and the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Dearborn–Dearborn Heights hosted students from colleges around the region during the 12th annual Student Political Issues Convention on Nov. 6.

Festival of Trees in Dearborn

A child, Nicole, smiles at the camera as she displays a foam Christmas tree she has covered with plastic jewels. Her face has been painted and also adorned with jewels. Behind her is a crafting table covered with other seasonal art supplies.

During the week of November 22, 2015, over 50 professionally decorated trees filled the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center for the 31st annual Festival of Trees.

Hawks Nest Food Pantry Opens

Hawks Nest Food Pantry logo. A large H appears to hold a bowl of grain, like the H is a table. There is a letter N in the bottom opening of the H.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the Hawks Nest Food Pantry will be held on Thursday, December 10 at 9:15am in the ASCC building L. The Hawks Nest will operate on weekdays during the semester from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Freedom to be Safe

A handwritten sign reading "Refugees Welcome" is posted on a white fence that extends into the distance.

Past busy casinos and beyond forgotten alleys is the Freedom House, precariously located on Lafayette Blvd in Detroit and towered by the nearby Saint Anne’s Church, the second oldest Roman Catholic parish in America, built in 1701.

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