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Ann Arbor Father of Four to Avoid Deportation

Ann Arbor Father of Four to Avoid Deportation

Joel Appel-Kraut
March 1
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  Yousef Ajin, a Jordanian immigrant and father of four who has been in the U.S. since 1999, is set to return home to his wife and children in Ann Arbor, MI, today, March 1. Ajin was detained by immigration during a routine check-in on Jan. 30, and has been held in the Calhoun County Jail sinc...

Detained, but not Deported: A Family’s Final Chance to Remain Undivided

Detained, but not Deported: A Family’s Final Chance to Remain Undivided

Joel Appel-Kraut (photography by Alec Redding)
February 24
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Yousef Ajin thought that this phone call was like all the others—the daily instances of harassment, phishing and threats he had been receiving for a few years now. Having brought the issue to the police multiple times in the past and receiving little assistance, he had developed his own tactics for...

Spork Game 2017

Spork Game 2017

Ally Einhaus
February 24
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Jenny Dean was sitting quietly at her table in forensics class, examining her chapstick, preparing to apply it to her dry lips. All of a sudden, she felt a jab on her left shoulder. She looked up to see Zach Cameron, smiling. Dean then realized she had set her spork down in order to better examine her ...

CHS Draws Lottery Numbers for Incoming Class of 2021

CHS Draws Lottery Numbers for Incoming Class of 2021

Francisco Fiori
February 23
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Community High Room 222 had an air of anticipation and excitement on Feb. 22. Jokes were being made and papers were being shuffled, but the administrators in the room knew that they had an important task in front of them. On this Wednesday morning, the CHS administration drew names from two bins f...

Hundreds Organize to Defend Planned Parenthood

Hundreds Organize to Defend Planned Parenthood

Camille Konrad
February 13
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“My body, my choice! My body, my choice!” chanted the group of men and women supporting Planned Parenthood on Feb. 11, 2017. People gathered outside of the Planned Parenthood on Stadium Boulevard on the cold gray morning. The protest was organized against pro-life groups, who were also protesti...

“We Just Want To Survive”: Protest Against Muslim Ban at Detroit Metro Airport

“We Just Want To Survive”: Protest Against Muslim Ban at Detroit Metro Airport

Grace Jensen, Photography Editor
February 1
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From the stairs in the short-term parking structure of the Detroit Metro airport, a hum of voices and rhythm can already be heard. Peering over the side, it is easy to see why. Thousands of people, bundled up for the cold and sporting homemade signs, are huddled in front of the doors to the termina...

Women’s March: Let Voices be Heard

Women’s March: Let Voices be Heard

Madie Gracey
January 23
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On Saturday, Jan. 21, one day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, cities across the United States held Women's Marches, including Washington D.C., New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Columbus, Charlotte, Detroit, Ann Arbor and a countless number of other cities around the world. An estimated...

Dance Body Hosts Annual Concert at Forsythe Middle School

Dance Body Hosts Annual Concert at Forsythe Middle School

Alexandra Hobrecht, Josh Krauth-Harding, and Maggie Mihaylova
January 13
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JAN 11 - A hush swept through Forsythe Middle School’s auditorium late Wednesday night. Rain melodiously pounded the roof, soon forgotten as the music started and dancers filled the stage. The CHS Dance Body concert had begun. As “Hands Playing Butterfly” by Efterklang started off the s...

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