Rams Barber Shop owner Dave Carpenter

How Trump took votes in Delhi Township and won Michigan

Dave Carpenter has cut hair for approximately 49 years between the city of Mason and Delhi Township. He runs the small Rams Barber Shop now, located on the front lawn of 1940 Aurelius Road. It’s brown and trimmed in yellow, the colors of the local Holt High School. There’s a singular chair for patrons and a singular mirror. He reclines in it watching the news, fitting the stereotype of what old men do in their free time.

Trump Twitter head shot

The election has caused mental health problems for millennials

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This map shows the top 25 places for millennials to live based on the number of millennial residents, job opportunities, affordable housing, and access to bars and restaurants. The 2016 election was possibly one of the most divisive elections the United States has seen in some time. The repercussions of the election are still happening as President Donald Trump has called a “war” on the media and continues to make decisions that spark protests worldwide. Dr. Farha Abbasi, assistant professor of psychiatry at Michigan State University and expert on mental health post-election, says there seems to be anxiety issues when it comes to our identities and a worsening of depression because of the election. She also says that this falls on both sides of the political aisle.

Internet Privacy questioned after House and Senate ruling

The Quello Center at Michigan State University debates communication policy. Director William Dutton says that the potential policy changes regarding who can access browsing history is not something for consumers to worry about. The House and Senate voted to revoke laws that make it so Internet Service Providers can not sell browser history to third parties. Web-based sites like Facebook and Google already do this. The policy that is trying to be removed was in place for around 6 months, according to Dutton.

The New State Representative Jewell Jones

Jewell Jones is the newest Michigan State Representative, before even graduating college at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Jones was selected to replace the late Judy Plawecki, as soon as he got back from his military assignment. Proceeding with a campaign, Jones won the 2016 election. The Inkster native has really big ideas while in office. He plans on working on bill and legislatures on sexual assault on college campuses, cyber security, and criminal reform as well. “My broad plans to increase capacity and engagement.

Feb. 13, Haslett High School on a cloudy Monday afternoon.

Student unions celebrate Black History Month

On Tuesday Feb. 7, the Meridian Township board passed a resolution in support of Black History Month. As a district, Meridian Township is very diverse and is proud of the black heritage in its community. “Our district is also frequently looking for ways to further educate students on the importance of acceptance,” said Brixie. Brixie, is the treasurer of Meridian Township.