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Mental Illness in Michigan

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The issues of mental illness and our mental health system are matters that often do not receive the same attention as other problems within our society.

Lessons from the Bayou: New Orleans and Detroit

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Though Spike Lee was speaking of the residents of New Orleans after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, his quote could just as easily be applied to the residents of Detroit.

Father Coughlin: Fear is the Path to the Dark Side

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Jedi Grand Master Yoda said, “Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.” While Yoda may not be real, the phenomenon he speaks of most definitely is.

Racism: Are We Cured Yet?

Racism is a crippling component associated with present-day society; it terminates the essence of cooperation, pits resident against resident, and prevents society from reaching its full potential.

LGBT Rights: Why Care?

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On Wednesday, March 23, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed into law what is possibly one of the most blatantly discriminatory pieces of anti-LGBT legislation in recent years.

Why Bernie Sanders Won Michigan

Bernie Sanders speaking from a podium at Eastern Michigan University. Behind him is a large American flag and many supporters.

The primary elections for the state of Michigan were Tuesday, March 8, and news of the victories spread across the nation.

The Struggle of Waitresses: A Women’s Rights Issue

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This year Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation that will move Michigan’s minimum wage to $9.25 an hour. For many people this means a small increase in the amount of money they will have in their pocket.

Detroit’s Comeback: M-1 to Z Lot

If you are heading downtown, you will likely see some new architectural developments. Detroit’s been going through some drastic remodeling. The residential, commercial, and industrial development has seemingly sprung out of thin air.

Social Media and the 2016 Election

As the 2016 presidential election rapidly draws closer, social media seems to have become an increasingly popular place for citizens to express their political opinions.

Being Veteran Friendly on Campus

Are you a veteran? If so, do you feel that HFC is a veteran friendly school?

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