Author Archives: Mark

Mysterious Ypsi, scaring the fuck out of Ann Arbor since 1906

The above image has been making its way around the Ypsisphere today. According to the story that I was told, it was taken during a 1906 Halloween parade in Downtown Ann Arbor. While it’s a little difficult to make out the words on the side of the wagon, they would appear to read “Mysterious Ypsi.” […]

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The annexation of Whitmore Lake schools… Who wins? Who loses?

The Whitmore Lake School District, which presently serves approximately 1,000 K-12 students, is reported to be $60 million is debt. And word on the street is that Lansing might dissolve the entire thing in favor of an all-charter system, unless a way can be found to put the district back on a path toward solvency. […]

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Exploring the links between Nazism and the theory of evolution at Michigan State University

The Science Insider is reporting that an anti-evolution group will be hosting what they’re calling an “Origin Summit” on the campus of Michigan State University this weekend, in part in response to ongoing research being conducted at the University that further substantiates the theory of evolution. According to the website of the Oklahoma-based Christian group […]

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An anonymous text warns that a portal to Hell is going to be opened in Ypsilanti on Sunday. Please plan accordingly.

I just received the following text from a number that I don’t recognize, and I’m not sure what to make of it. Should I take this seriously? Should I report it to someone? [I'm not certain, but I suspect it might have something to do with the gateway between dimensions that was first discovered back […]

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Ypsilanti Immigration Interview: Emily and Isaac Wingfield

Still trying to unravel the mystery of why people would choose, of their own free will, to move to Ypsilanti, I reached out to new residents Isaac and Emily Wingfield, and demanded that they submit to a formal Ypsilanti Immigration Interview. Here are the results. MARK: Isaac, I understand that you just recently took a […]

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