11th Annual Student Success Symposium

Despite inclement weather, Henry Ford College’s Student Activities Office, the African-American Association, and Diversity Club pulled off another successful student success symposium on February 24, 2016, in the L Building Rosenau Rooms.

By Any Means Necessary and Detroit Public Schools

On January 27, 2016, during a school demonstration, a confrontation between police and protesters led to an arrest of two students and a teacher.

Residents File Class Action Lawsuit Against Marathon Oil

Aerial photo of Marathon Oil refinery in southwest Detroit courtesy of U.S. News.

Last month, lawyers representing residents filed a class action lawsuit against Marathon Oil in response to pollution emitted by the company’s oil refinery in southwest Detroit.

Left of the Wall: A Progressive Take on Life and Conflict in Israel

Photo of wall dividing border between Israel and Palestine courtesy of the Centre for Research on Globalization.

“Aliyah” is a term that refers to the journey of Jews from the diaspora to Israel. These young Jews arrive in a land torn apart by conflict and brutality, carrying with them a perspective that often puts them at odds with their new home.

Beirut Attack Survivor Describes Horrendous Blast

Old map showing Beirut among other coastal towns on the shore of Lebanon from Can Stock Photo.

On November 13, the coordinated attack by ISIS militants targeted the French capital, which left 130 people dead and hundreds more wounded, received worldwide media attention.

Urban and Rural Gun Violence in Michigan

On February 21, Jason B. Dalton, a driver for Uber, killed six people and injured two during a shooting spree in Kalamazoo.

Parking at HFC

A person with their back to the viewer throws their arms over their head as they stand next to their car. A second car has cut in behind very close and the driver on that vehicle has stepped out.

It was early in the morning when Cheryl Smith arrived on the HFC campus. She pulled into the parking lot, hoping to find a space close to her class. There was a loud screech and then Smith was hit by a silver car pulling out of a space.

Mayor Duggan Challenges Marathon Oil

Aerial picture of the Marathon Michigan Oil Refinery

During the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality meeting on January 28, 2016, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan promised to sue The Marathon Oil company if it is granted a permit to increase emissions in its southwest Detroit location, making his declar

Nine HFC Students Win Statewide Awards

Group picture of LAND student award winners.

On February 10 through 12, the Liberal Arts Network for Development, also known as LAND, held its conference in Grand Rapids, where nine HFC students received awards and recognition for their research and art.

The High Price of Cheating

Cheating has always been a concern for educators. However, with the steady rise in technology, students have found new, innovative ways to cheat in their classes. With the increase in online courses and education, a new market has developed.


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