Leaha Dotson

Articles (33 total)

The Black and White: A rape case

Do not tell me white privilege doesn’t exist when young white men convicted of rape are given lighter sentences than those who have committed the same crime but with a different skin tone. Three cases have risen to the media’s attention in recent months.

Local band, Stormy Chromer, album release party

Local Ypsilanti area band, Stormy Chromer,  performed at their album release party at the Blind Pig on Saturday night in Ann Arbor for their debut album titled, “A tale of two mouths.” The album was recorded at Solid Sounds Studios, and engineered by Josh Wiechman.

EMU student to run for state representative

  Steven Kwasny, an Eastern Michigan University student majoring in political science with plans to graduate in spring of 2017, made a big announcement this past Tuesday April 12, 2016.

Sanders' Monday EMU appearance leads to campaign office opening

Feeling the Bern has “berned” its way to Washtenaw County with the opening of the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Official Bernie 2016 Office on Saturday Feb 13, 2016. Excitement is building in Washtenaw County as volunteers and campaigners are upping their efforts to advocate for Senator Sanders in his presidential race.

Sweet treats for your Valentine

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner it’s about time to start thinking about what the perfect dessert for your Valentine is.

VISION's first 'Community Conversations' speaks on Food Justice

EMU’s VISION Volunteer Center hosted their first “Community Conversations” this past week. This is the first in a serious of events they are planning. This “Community Conversations” focused on Food Justice, with four guest panelists eager to discuss this pressing topic and two Vision coordinators Kayleigh Crummey and Becca Timmermans who were passionate about leading this first session. The panelist represented a variety of areas that deal with Food Justice on a daily basis.