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Ypsi Immigration Interview: Forest Juziuk

Back in 2011, I interviewed a young man by the name of Forest Juziuk about his planned relocation from Ann Arbor to San Francisco, California. As it turns out, it would be the first in a long series of exit interviews I’d conduct here, which, in turn, would spawn a second series of interviews with […]

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My young friend Josh still believes in Obama, do you?

A young friend of mine named Josh Chamberlain, just had the opportunity to shake hands with Obama a few days ago, when the President was in Ann Arbor, speaking about college affordability, student debt, and the economy. Josh, who is presently finishing up high school at Washtenaw Community College, was there, covering the event for […]

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My sign idea for Friday’s Obama visit

I can’t make it out to Obama’s campaign speech on college affordability this Friday, so I’m offering up my sign idea to whomever would like to use it. (You don’t have to dress like a bear, by the way.) I debated going with a sign calling attention to one of the many issues I have […]

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Michigan Democrats unveil plan to finance free college tuition by eliminating corporate income tax credits

This just in from our friends at Think Progress: Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) spent his first year in office trading in the welfare of thousands of vulnerable Michiganders in order to cut taxes for corporations and the wealthy. Hoping to refocus priorities in 2012, the state‚Äôs Senate Democrats have released a new plan that […]

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Riots at UCLA over 32% tuition hikes

The regents of UCLA today voted to raise tuition by 32%, and the students – at least 500 of them – responded with extreme displeasure.

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