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Lawmakers want schools' Title IX reports, funding boost to prevent sexual assaults

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:48:13 GMT

Lawmakers and advocates gather for a photo in the Capitol building following a Wednesday, April 19 press conference regarding several legislative initiatives addressing sexual assault both on and off college campuses. (Lauren Gibbons A bipartisan group of state lawmakers are calling for several policy and appropriations changes -- including obtaining copies of federal reports of sexual assaults and harassment from Michigan colleges and universities -- they say could help prevent sexual assault on college campuses.




Legislators promote sexual assault awareness month

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:09:33 GMT

A group of bipartisan Michigan lawmakers is proposing legislation to help sexual assault victims as part of sexual assault awareness month. Democratic Rep. Kristy Pagan of Canton and Republican Laura Cox of Livonia are introducing resolutions in the House to declare April sexual assault awareness month.




Ex-coach faces trial in student sex case

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 21:48:33 GMT

Ex-coach faces trial in student sex case Attorney: Defendant met teen on Tinder; "He cared a great deal about her:" Check out this story on HometownLife.com: http://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/2017/04/17/ex-hockey-coach-faces-trial-student-sex-case-canton-high-school/100567992/ Former Canton High School assistant coach Eric Christopher Locke, facing trial on charges he had sex with a 15-year-old girl, believed she was 18 when they had a relationship, a defense attorney said Monday. Locke, 20, was led to believe that the girl, now 16, was older when they met through an app, Tinder, commonly used for dating, defense attorney Raymond Cassar said.




Schoolcraft beer now on tap on campus

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 16:37:49 GMT

Bottoms up! Students serving their beer at Schoolcraft Students are now serving beer brewed on campus at the American Harvest restaurant. Check out this story on HometownLife.com: http://www.hometownlife.com/story/life/food/2017/04/05/bottoms-up-students-serving-their-beer-schoolcraft/99877930/ Add one more group of students who are using Schoolcraft College's American Harvest restaurant as a way to teach them the culinary ways.




Ford-Haggerty loses car crash crown

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 19:46:13 GMT

It held the title as Wayne County's most accident-prone intersection for four years, but no more for Ford-Haggerty. Ford-Haggerty loses car crash crown It held the title as Wayne County's most accident-prone intersection for four years, but no more for Ford-Haggerty.