Toni Hughes


Law to prevent sexual abuse

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder recently passed a bill to help protect children from sexual abuse. The bill was named for Erin Merryn, a 27-year-old from Schaumburg, Ill., who was sexually abused as a child.

Bill could change concealed weapons law if passed

At the end of November, Michigan’s Senate voted to allow people who receive extra training to carry concealed weapons in previously gun-free zones such as colleges and churches. If passed by the Michigan House of Representatives, this bill will make several changes to the concealed weapon law already in place.

Students discuss allowing marijuana on campuses

The polls have closed and doing so brought a change in the states of Washington and Colorado. These two states have passed laws allowing people who are 21 and older to legally possess a maximum of one ounce of marijuana.

DTE partners with 826michigan to help expand tutoring programs

DTE Energy has partnered up with the nonprofit organization 826michigan to help them expand their tutoring programs in Michigan schools. DTE helped the organization expand to Ypsilanti Middle School and recently gave 826Michigan a $100,000 grant to make another tutoring center in Detroit.

Event focuses on making strong alum

Eastern Michigan University’s Black Alumni Association and the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Xi Chapter will be cohosting the annual Homecoming event Young and Successful Oct.

EMU unites Huron and eagles

Eastern Michigan University was established in 1849 as the Michigan State Normal School. Since then it has grown and prospered, and changed its name three times.