“Do you see over yonder, friend Sancho, thirty or forty hulking giants? I intend to do battle with them and slay them.”

— Don Quixote

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Meet the people behind the Flint Michigan Scanners Facebook page

Flint, MI– In Flint, there is a woman who watches over all of the city from the palm of her hand.   On a cool September afternoon, Vicky Yrlas, 66, sat in her backyard with her purple cane, a 24-oz Faygo Cola, a pack of Newports, a flashlight, and most importantly, her pink cell phone.  “A […]

New contract means equal pay for UM-Flint lecturers

Flint, MI— Lecturers at the University of Michigan’s Flint and Dearborn campuses will now make the same starting salary as those who teach at the main Ann Arbor campus. On Sept. 19, the University of Michigan Lecturers’ Employee Organization, the union representing non-tenure track faculty, reached a contract agreement with the university’s administration after nine […]

Flint book club looks to promote inclusion, understanding through reading

Flint, MI—Community Read, a city-wide book club looking to promote dialogue around inclusion and understanding in Flint, will be at the Flint Farmers’ Market this Saturday, Sept. 25 for their annual book distribution and registration drive.  Organizers will be stationed in the atrium from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. to help people sign up for […]

Flint Board of Ed ‘hopes to demo’ vacant high schools, lists other buildings for sale

Flint, MI— The Flint Community Schools Board of Education “hopes to demo” some vacant high schools, Board President Carol McIntosh wrote in a recent email, while nine other former elementary schools have been listed for sale on the district’s website. The board may decide to demolish Central High School-Whittier Classical Academy, McIntosh wrote in an […]