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Conscription May Be Roadblock to Peace

The conscription law in Israel may be contributing to militarizing the youth in Israel.

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.

Too Much Marvel?

On November 20, Netflix launched its latest foray into the Marvel Universe, Jessica Jones. Jessica Jones is a dark look at the post-super heroine detective adventures of its title character.

Changing the Way We Treat Victims of Sexual Assault

It doesn’t matter what she was wearing, how much she was drinking, or if she was walking alone at night. Sexual assault is never the victim’s fault. Too often are victims of rape met with people questioning the validity of their statement.

Debate Over Safe Spaces on College Campuses

In media coverage of recent events, especially those on college campuses related to protests concerning the LGBTQ community and their ability to express themselves in a healthy environment, as well as protests concerning minority students and their per

HFC Among National Response to School Shootings

Students, staff, and faculty gathered on HFC’s campus on October 8 for a moment of silence to honor the victims of the shooting at Umpqua Community College. The American Association of Community Colleges called for students and faculty members to show their support for UCC’s campus following the tragedy. The event was part of a nationwide campaign that would see community colleges everywhere observing a moment of silence for the victims and their families.

Protest Against U.S. Aid to Israel

A row of protesters move across a street, holding signs and Palestinian flags.

Violence erupted last month in the cities of Hebron, Ramallah, Bethlehem, Jerusalem, and others that make up the West Bank. Nearly 70 murders took place during the month of October in Palestine, including civilians and children. Palestinian youth masked their identities and expressed their frustration through riots taking place on the remaining piece of land that they can still claim.

Combat Jobs for Women

Cartoon of female U.S. soldier punching a large red punching bag.

This January, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter will issue a decision regarding opening all combat jobs in the U.S. armed forces to women. Carter has already received competing recommendations from leaders in the Pentagon and from Congress.

Thanks-Taking

While millions of Americans give thanks around a table overflowing with turkey and stuffing this “Thanksgiving,” their indigenous counterparts will be observing a national day of mourning.

Why Take Student Evaluations Seriously?

It's inevitable, at the end of every semester students are handed a student survey to complete and return for every class. Like a ritual of epic proportions, certain steps must be taken. A large manila envelope is given to a messenger who volunteers to take it to the correct office. The professor steps out of the classroom waiting for the students to finish the surveys, place them back in the envelope, and send them out.

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