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Trump’s First 100 Days

By Lisa Keen The idea of reflecting upon a president's "first 100 days in office" started with President Franklin Roosevelt. According to The Washington Post, Roosevelt touted his own accomplishments in trying to pull the [...]

By |2018-01-16T14:18:06-05:00April 27th, 2017|National, News|

Disclosure and Deception

BY GWENDOLYN ANN SMITH Caitlyn Jenner has an autobiography coming out, and sat down with Diane Sawyer to do an interview about her life as part of the promotional tour. I must admit that I [...]

By |2017-04-27T09:00:00-04:00April 27th, 2017|Opinions, Viewpoints|

Come Out from Behind the Badge

LGBTQ people in law enforcement face pervasive discrimination, according to a Williams Institute study. The November 2013 report updates a 2009 report on discrimination in public employment, which found that over 40 percent of the [...]

By |2017-04-27T09:00:00-04:00April 27th, 2017|Michigan, News|

Mouths of Babes

With more than a dozen albums and over a thousand shows between them, Ty Greenstein and Ingrid Elizabeth of Mouths of Babes are no strangers to the modern folk music scene. For years, their respective [...]

By |2017-04-27T09:00:00-04:00April 27th, 2017|Ann Arbor, Neighborhoods|

Rainbow Flag

Across 1 The Oscars, and others 6 "Woe ___!" (_Hamlet_) 10 Greek war deity 14 City of Lorca's homeland 15 "The Boys in the Band," in 1968 16 Ward of "Once and Again" 17 Official [...]

By |2017-04-27T09:00:00-04:00April 27th, 2017|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente 'What happens at The Abbey'? It looks like the usual. Move over "Fire Island" - a show that hasn't even aired yet but now has to move over, anyway - because [...]

By |2017-04-20T09:00:00-04:00April 20th, 2017|Entertainment|

Disparate Identities Collide

BY EVE KUCHARSKI Intersections between Faith, Race, Gender and Sexuality panelists. Pictured left to right: Nicole Bravo, Leon Hister, William Alexander III, Heba Afaneh. BTL Photo Eve Kucharski Faith and sexuality are rarely mentioned [...]

By |2017-04-20T09:00:00-04:00April 20th, 2017|Michigan, News|

Lansing’s Sanctuary City Fight

Facing a backlash from conservatives and a possible legal showdown with President Donald Trump's administration, the city of Lansing has rescinded a resolution declaring itself a sanctuary city. The reversal brings to an end weeks [...]

By |2017-04-20T09:00:00-04:00April 20th, 2017|Michigan, News|

OutFront Seeks Volunteers

OutFront Kalamazoo at 340 S. Rose St. has an opportunity available for interested volunteers. The community center is looking for friendly, phone-savvy individuals to help out by joining the front desk staff. Primary responsibilities include [...]

By |2017-04-20T09:00:00-04:00April 20th, 2017|Michigan, News|