Category: EDUCATION

The Pollution Series: Noise Pollution in Dearborn

The Congress declares that it is the policy of the United States to promote an environment for all Americans free from noise that jeopardizes their health or welfare. To that end, it is the purpose of this chapter to establish a means for effective coordination of Federal research and activities in noise control, to authorize ...

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce

Divorce is a short-term crisis and a long-term process of understanding and healing for families. Statewide, Michigan had 29,708 divorces in 2014, a rate of 6 divorces per 1,000 residents, which is 14 percent lower than the number of divorces in 2004. There were 1.92 marriages for every divorce in 2014, the highest ratio since ...

Creativity is Intentional

I believed that because I was not naturally gifted in things like drawing and painting, or drawing stick figures for that matter, I never bothered to explore my personal artistic talent or creativity.

What’s bugging you?

What bugs you? Some insects may be harmless or even beneficial, but if we’ve developed some sort of bias, phobia or generalization towards creepy crawlers and looming flyers, our natural reaction when confronted with one, might be to either smash it, swat it or to get out of its way. Sometimes, it seems like they ...

GenEd: A Cocky Teenage Girl and The Weeknd Changed My Life (Part Two: Abel)

If you don’t know who Abel Tesfaye is, then you are culturally illiterate.

A Brooklyn Native and Arab Film Maker Moves to Dearborn

“A genuine odyssey is not about piling up experiences. It is a deeply felt, risky, unpredictable tour of the soul. “ - Thomas Moore Mo Rida is an independent writer and producer known for establishing the popular 48 Hour Film Project in the Middle East. The 48 Hour Film Project is a filmmaking competition that ...

GenEd: A Cocky Teenage Girl and The Weeknd Changed My Life (Part One: Lama)

Lama sat me down and made me humble. Then The Weeknd showed me that only losers go to school.

Pride, Tradition, Legacy: Fordson High School, A Microcosm of Arab-American Diaspora (1/2)

There was the good, the bad, and the ugly. This is not so much an expose, as it is a meditation on what I now consider a unique experience that I could have only received at Fordson.

Enduring The American Justice System

But it was more disheartening to realize that there was no way this man was going to get out with a clean record.

Hints of Deceit… Dearborn Anew

Dearborn, MI… Home to the best of things: Chicken Shawarma, Baklava and Cheese Pies.