US Iraqi Youth Institute Holds Conference On Peace

(Julia Kassem/MJ)

Members and affiliates of the US-Iraqi Youth Institute with a host of community leaders and politicians met at Greenfield Manor on June 5 for the Iraqi American Peace Conference. This year’s theme was ISIS: Terrorism Against Childhood.

May is Lyme disease awareness month

Yolanda Foster and her husband David Foster doing the #Lymechallenge. (Photo courtesy

Lyme disease is a tick-borne illness. The disease is contracted when an infected tick burrows into its victim’s skin and releases the disease through its bite. A tick bite is the only way to get the disease and it is not contagious.

UM-Dearborn 2015 Formula SAE car unveiled

UM-Dearborn's Formula SAE racecar was revealed to students, staff, and supporters on Saturday, April 18. (Amber Ainsworth/MJ)

This year’s car is the product of 20 years of past designs. A brief presentation before the unveiling allowed the team that built the car to discuss the highlights of the vehicle, as well as what was done differently in comparison to last year’s car. Each year brings a new design, fueled by what worked and what did not work in the past.