Monday, August 2, 2021

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CITY

EL City Council discusses police realignment progress

City Manager George Lahanas presented a plan of realignment of the ELPD during a City Council meeting in July 2020. The document suggested changes in several areas, including staffing and adding alternative positions like social workers. The Tuesday meeting touched on the progress made in these areas, as well as the shortcomings in others. 

CITY

Soon to be MSU graduate running for Michigan state representative

“I’m running because I feel like we deserve leadership that represents us and demands solutions to issues, like climate change is a big one for our generation, class inequality, racism, just countless other issues,” Diedrich said. “I feel like people deserve change that will boost their quality of life.” 

CITY

Protesters gather in Lansing in support of Palestinian strike

The Greater Lansing Democratic Socialists for America (DSA) organized the demonstration to show solidarity with Palestinians and to encourage Slotkin to vote for House Resolution 2590, a house resolution conditioning U.S. aid to Israel, Alexander Sahouri, one of the organizers of the event, said. 

CAMPUS

2021 Spring Graduation is underway

“I mean, I'm sure we all kind of know by now that being online isn't exactly the same as being in person,” Gianiodis said. “You don't really have the same effect, or I guess, emotions if that makes sense. But for me, it was really exciting like I said, to see everybody in person and walk across the stage in person and not have to be online.”