Trump’s First 100 Days

By | 2018-01-16T14:18:06-04:00 April 27th, 2017|National, News|

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 [...]

Disclosure and Deception

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

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 [...]

Come Out from Behind the Badge

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

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 [...]

Mouths of Babes

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

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 [...]

Rainbow Flag

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

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 [...]

Deep Inside Hollywood

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

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 [...]

Disparate Identities Collide

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

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 [...]

Lansing’s Sanctuary City Fight

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

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from conservatives and a possible legal showdown with President Donald Trump's administration, the city of Lansing has rescinded a resolution declaring itself a sanctuary city.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 [...]

OutFront Seeks Volunteers

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

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 [...]