As visibility grows, trans people face increasing violence

Infographic showing spike in violence against transgender and LGBTQ individuals

The struggle for LGBT rights and visibility has seen several successes over the years.

Where Does Our Trash Go?

Maze leading out to recycling or landfill.

It is a mystery as to what happens to the trash on campus once it has been collected. Does it go to a landfill? Is the recycling actually recycled? What about hazardous waste?

Auto Show Stresses the Auto in Automobile

Picture of Ford Motor Company’s Self-Driving Prototype

Self-driving cars are no longer an idea reserved for science fiction. Autonomous vehicles stole the show at this year’s North American International Auto Show.

Homeless Community College Students

Inforgraphic shows that 14% of community college students are homeless

A growing number of college students in Michigan are homeless and struggling to stay afloat.

FISA, Can You Hear Me?

A chart showing the number of FISA requests per year and how many were denied

On Jan. 18, the Senate voted 65-34 on extending Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act and President Trump signed the bill the next day.

Uncertain Future of the Free Internet

A graphy showing the money spent to influence the Federal Communication Commission 2003-2013

Last month, in a three to two decision the Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal net neutrality. The vote was split along party lines, with the three Republicans securing the majority.

What does Manafort indictment mean for the Trump administration?

Washington Post graphic of Trump’s ties to Russian actors (published March 3) Philip Bump/Washington Post

On Oct. 30, President Trump’s former campaign manager and chairman, Paul Manafort, was indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller as a part of the investigation into Russia’s interference with the 2016 elections.

A Look Back at Labor History

A painting by diego rivera

The Trump administration’s goal of building a wall and increased efforts by Immigration and Customs Enforcement to deport undocumented immigrants from Mexico is not the first time Mexicans were forcefully removed from the U.S.

Dearborn Keeps O’Reilly in Office

Photo of Dearborn Mayor John O'Reilly Jr. by Nick Hagen

On Nov. 7, with 57 percent of the vote, incumbent John B. O’Reilly, Jr. defeated challenger Thomas P. Tafelski and secured a fourth consecutive term in office as mayor of the city of Dearborn. Tafelski garnered 43 percent of the vote.

ASL Program is Growing

Jennifer steward asl instructor teaching in a class

American Sign Language was created in 1817 and is the main form of communication used between deaf or hard of hearing individuals.


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