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Trump’s First Speech to Congress

Trump’s First Speech to Congress

Cammi Tirico
February 28
Filed under NEWS, US AND WORLD

On Tuesday, Feb. 28, President Donald J. Trump addressed a Joint Session of Congress. This was Trump’s first time speaking to Congress since his inauguration. He started his first address to Congress by addressing the threats to Jewish community centers, vandalism at Jewish cemeteries and the shoot...

Jewish Community Centers Across America Receive Bomb Threats

Jewish Community Centers Across America Receive Bomb Threats

Ruby Taylor
February 28
Filed under LOCAL, SCHOOL, US AND WORLD

Jewish Community Centers (JCC) across the country experienced a fifth wave of bomb threats since the beginning of the new year.   Seven day-schools and 13 JCCs received threats on Monday, Feb. 27 in Rhode Island, Delaware, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Florida, Alabama, New York, North Carolina, ...

Trump’s Approval Ratings Drop After First Month

Trump’s Approval Ratings Drop After First Month

Sonja Benjamins-Carey
February 27
Filed under NEWS, US AND WORLD

  Donald Trump has only been in office for a month, but according to a new poll by NBC News and The Wall Street Journal, he’s off to a rocky start. However, the nation is split on whether the challenges he’s facing are concrete problems, or just the average shake-ups that come with a cha...

Trump Repeals Transgender Rights

Trump Repeals Transgender Rights

Alexandra Hobrecht
February 25
Filed under NEWS, US AND WORLD

On Wednesday, Feb. 22, the Trump Administration issued a new letter stating the federal government would no longer require schools to accommodate transgender students. The Departments of Education and Justice revised the guidelines put in place during the Obama administration that instructed schools to let...

Trump Versus the Media

Trump Versus the Media

Sacha Verlon
February 23
Filed under US AND WORLD

A sea of reporters waited for the arrival of the 45th president to arrive for what would become a showdown between Donald Trump and the media. Last Thursday, Feb. 16, Trump decided to hold his first solo press conference since being sworn into the White House. However, by the middle of the meeting i...

City Council Discusses Sanctuary in Ann Arbor

City Council Discusses Sanctuary in Ann Arbor

Ruby Taylor
February 17
Filed under NEWS

On Monday, Feb. 5, an excited assembly of activists varying in race, age, gender and knowledge of the issues at hand crowded into Ann Arbor’s city hall. Nervous citizens held neon signs reading “Stop the Ban” and “Hate Never Made Us Great,” apprehensively awaiting decisions the city council woul...

Live on Washington Raises Money While Students “Get LOW”

Live on Washington Raises Money While Students “Get LOW”

Zane Jones
February 17
Filed under NEWS, UNCATEGORIZED

The line crept out of the parking lot and swept onto S. 5th ave. At 6:15 on Saturday nightthe line for the 7:00 event was already starting to form. Inside the B-Side, people were still setting up for the night. The “Get LOW” dance was about to start. “Get LOW” dances are a popular fundr...

Not Just a Part of History

Not Just a Part of History

Francisco Fiori
February 16
Filed under NEWS, SCHOOL

The smell of popcorn traveled around the Michigan Theater as the entire Community High School student body made their way to their seats. The students were there to watch the 2014 BET award winning film “Selma,” concerning Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s marches in Selma, Alabama, protesting the ...

Protesters Speak Out in Flint, MI

Protesters Speak Out in Flint, MI

Isaac McKenna
February 13
Filed under LOCAL, NEWS, US AND WORLD

In the sunlight filled hall of the University Pavilion, the people of Flint cheered for speakers and conversed over coffee and a shared dislike of Donald Trump’s executive orders. Gilbert and Jey Hall sat in the middle of it all, talking to strangers and holding their creative cut-out sign. The poster...

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