Recently, the Michigan State Senate’s bill to raise fuel taxes to improve the roads passed by a 23 to 14 vote, in the lame duck session. For those who do not know, a lame duck session is the time between the election and the beginning of the new state senate term.
Eastern Michigan University hosted the 4th annual Great Lakes Mock Trial Invitational over the weekend. The tournament consisted of two rounds of mock trial each day, and took up the entire third and fourth floors of Pray-Harrold.
Last week, I wrote a friend of mine a letter. This is not a normal practice for me, but he had done the same for me upon his graduation from this university. While it was a little late, I still felt the need to reciprocate.
Bait and switch on gay marriage?Over the course of this debate, one refrain has been consistent by those advocating in support of gay marriage: The religious liberties of clergy and religious officials will not be compromised.Even when shop owners are sued for respectfully declining to provide services to gay marriage ceremonies, the refrain continues.
Every year since I became a student at Eastern Michigan University, students have complained about parking. I, a commuter, even wrote a column about why parking was not as bad as people thought. However, as enrollment has gone up and I have had more experience, I agree that we need more parking that is convenient to students.
A Sept. 23 article heralded the return of the Education Achievement Authority to the public discourse.
Much is made about term limits in government.
The media has painted the bankruptcy of Detroit as a case of the evil rich versus the defenseless, poor citizens and retirees.
At least one person walked by the body of Demarius Reed after he was fatally shot, and as many as six people heard gunfire the night of the murder in his apartment complex, according to interim Ypsilanti Police Chief Tony DeGiusti.
On April 15, a horrifying event took place when a pair of terrorists set off two bombs at the Boston Marathon. The 24-hour news outlets covered it all day, reporting on updated death tolls and the like, which was understandable.