Myesha Johnson was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. Her studies are focused in broadcast journalism but she has made people aware of solutions to environmental and social issues through print and radio as well. Some news outlets that feature her work are the State News, the Blak Lotus media company, Focal Point, and WKAR-FM.
Students for Cooperation is an activism group that had its first rally on Oct 10. The members marched from the Rock to the plaza by El Azteco on Albert St. They also made shirts, gave speeches, and called their audience to action for the betterment of the environment. “We are calling you mother earth, for help,” said Kelly MacDonald, president of Students for Cooperation.
Less staff and less food has caused MSU to make some new decisions for the dining halls. Dining halls now require a MSU affiliated ID for access and cafeterias at Landon and Shaw halls are closed for dinner. Chief Communications Officer Kat Cooper said she hopes this a temporary measure until MSU can hire more students to help in the cafeterias. “We’re up to about 1200 [student team members] but we need 1200 more just to get back to our baseline,” Cooper said.
In January, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said she wished to see Michigan K-12 schools return to in-person instruction by March 1. Several of the state’s best K-12 front-line instructors, designated as top teachers in various award competitions, say how they think that can happen safely. Some have already been teaching in person. Others are waiting to return. Janine Scott
Janine Scott, Davis Aerospace Technical High School, Detroit, Michigan, Region 10 Michigan Teacher of the Year 2020-2021, 11th grade math teacher
“So, I am teaching virtually now, no in-class, and the governor said that she would like for all schools to have something open for kids.