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Peace House

Peace House

by Sheri Wander and Lauren Tatarsky

The Catholic Worker Movement began in May 1933 when a journalist named Dorothy Day and a philosopher teamed up to publish and distribute a radical newspaper called “The Catholic Worker.” Grounded in the belief in the dignity of every person their movement committed itself to…

Street Questions

Street Questions

by Eddie Zhou, Brian Geiringer, and Aaron Apsey
Through the Dark to December

Through the Dark to December

by SoulGalaxyGirl

We may be approaching a sweet holiday season. I say this cautiously because I don’t want you to get too excited. Keep your expectations low, and stay grateful. Because last time I said Autumn would be amazing and….I dunno. Its kinda like predicting the weather…

The Lawn Police

The Lawn Police

by Alice Lesemann-Elliott

Members of the Ypsilanti community often struggle to meet their community’s standards for lawn maintenance. One renter described to me how her landlord had given her a lawnmower but refused to provide any other equipment, like a weed-whipper or hedge trimmer. So, she was forced…

KJ 2 KJ: Interview with Bill Ramsey, former karaoke host at Powell’s Pub

KJ 2 KJ: Interview with Bill Ramsey, former karaoke host at Powell’s Pub

by Amber Fellows, Issac Levine, Ruby Monceaux and Aaron Apsey
Governor to Appoint Local Judge

Governor to Appoint Local Judge

by Aaron Pall

Washtenaw County’s current judicial climate has been rocked by the news that 14A District Judge Richard Conlin decided to resign before his term would end next year, due to his Parkinson’s Disease diagnosis. The 2020 race for his seat has now been thrown into limbo…

City Council Ticker

City Council Ticker

compiled by Brian Geiringer

During public meetings of the Ypsi City Council and Commissions, there are various points at which members of the public are invited to speak. Individuals are typically allotted 3 minutes to speak near the beginning and end of the meeting. Audience Participation is a space…

Community

Community

Illustration by Becca Simmons
A Short List of  Problematic Menu  Items in Ypsilanti  Eateries

A Short List of Problematic Menu Items in Ypsilanti Eateries

by Sheffield Cook

“Crack in a Sack” — Ypsi Alehouse These problematic corn puffs are on proud and distasteful display at the Alehouse. Made in Plymouth, Michigan, the snack reportedly sells well and sits in a plexiglass case by the register. We are hoping to hear them pick…

Hatchy Me

Hatchy Me

Illustration by Ruby Monceaux
I Say 7

I Say 7

by Ryan Fitzgerald

I say 7-3, you say 4; 7-3…4. 7-3…4 And like that the October 2019 production of 734 Saturdays officially began. 734 Saturdays is a monthly showcase of local musical talent (plus featured headliners) that takes place on the second Saturday of every month at Ziggy’s…

Rant

Rant

Illustration by Nick