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Creep of the Week: Brent Ellis
Here's a little history lesson: Title IX passed 35 years ago and mandates that males and females be treated equally in education programs that get federal funding.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Daybook: Recent births in the Jackson County area
ARTZ , Emily L., and KLINESMITH , Brandan M., of Jackson, a daughter, Paige Elizabeth Klinesmith, born August 12, 7 pounds, 13 ounces at Allegiance Health.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Observer & Eccentric
Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific University is a Christian university with a comprehensive academic program that serves more than 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
State Rep. Earl Poleski and challenger Brenda Pilgrim advance to...
Incumbent Earl Poleski, R-Spring Arbor, and Democratic challenger Brenda Pilgrim of Jackson will face each other in the November election for the 64th District state House seat after an unopposed primary round.
Religious University President: We Want Permission to Discriminate But We Won't Use It
Spring Arbor University President Brent Ellis told reporters from MLive and the Jackson Citizen Patriot Tuesday that his university won't discriminate against its LGBT students and staff despite specifically asking for, and receiving, permission to do so by the Department of Education.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Feds Give Spring Arbor University Permission To Discriminate Against LGBT Community
The U.S. Department of Education has given Michigan based Spring Arbor University permission to discriminate against LGBT students and employees.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Jackson County Sheriff's Office: Deputies respond to malicious...
At 7:13 a.m. Deputy Bryant responded to Sears Road near Reynolds Road in Spring Arbor Township for a car versus deer report.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Religious Colleges Are Getting Legal Permission To Discriminate Against Trans Students
The U.S. Department of Education has granted exemptions to three Christian universities allowing the schools to deny accommodations for transgender students.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Federal Government Grants Christian Colleges Right To Expel Transgender Students
You can't say that Christian Colleges aren't keeping up with the times. Now they've discovered transgender people.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Jackson area business leaders applaud proposal that eliminates 'disincentive to invest'
Technique, Inc., has invested $14 million in a new facility and equipment in Blackman Township, but the manufacturer took a strong look at other states that were more "tax-friendly" before making its final decision.