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From the files of Bob Malkas: Why we have an Electoral College

Local Voices Bob Malkas "I had the privilege of teaching US History and Political Science to students at a regional high school. Nearing each federal election...

When I taught U.S. History 101

Local Voices Bob Malkas I taught high school U.S. history for 17 years at a local parochial school before I came to Lansing. I was never...

A message to the Village of Lansing Administration

Local Voices Lansing Community Coalition & Concerned Citizens of Lansing We write to address the following Facebook post made on the Village of Lansing Page on...

Our interview with Daniel José Older – “The Pleasure in the Struggle”

Local Voices Breanna Lopez and Kyndall Jackson, TF South sophomores The screen lights up as four faces come into the Zoom, one by one. You could...

Lansing Municipal Airport vs. Cook County leasehold tax – Chapter 3

Local Voices Bob Malkas, former Manager of the Lansing Municipal Airport Chapter 3 of this project will suggest a course of action that would posture Lansing...

Lansing Municipal Airport vs. Cook County leasehold tax – Chapter 3

Local Voices Bob Malkas, former Manager of the Lansing Municipal Airport Chapter 3 of this project will suggest a course of action that would posture Lansing...

From the files of Bob Malkas: Thoughts on the Human Relations Commission

Local Voices Bob Malkas, former Manager of the Lansing Municipal Airport I wanted to record my thoughts on the content of the first meeting of the...

Excellence comes in valuing diversity: thoughts on TF South’s vote to dissolve “Rebels” name

Local Voices Frank Fetters, former Lansing resident and member of TF South's first graduating class in 1959 Today I read comments from John Gehrig, Alissa Bolz,...

Parcel 20 at the Lansing Municipal Airport

Local Voices Bob Malkas, former Manager of the Lansing Municipal Airport For some reason I feel obligated to supply this information because I don’t know if...

Memories of John Lewis: the teacher’s teacher

Local Voices Gale Gillis Carter When I was selected as Indiana's 1st Congressional District's US House of Representatives 2008 Teacher Fellow, I had no idea that...

Connecting Lansing: thoughts on bike paths, parks, strollers, neighborhoods, and businesses

Lansing Voices Cameron Harvey The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about many changes to our daily lives. For me, one bright spot in this season is spending...

Revenue sources at the Lansing Municipal Airport

Lansing Voices Bob Malkas, former Manager of the Lansing Municipal Airport The Federal Aviation Administration is relegated by the United States to oversee and coordinate all...

Distance learning is the only viable alternative

Lansing Voices Ted Spaniak, retired teacher Summary: This article concerns schools opening during this pandemic and lays out the rationale for distance learning as the only...

Supporting District 215 School Board’s Statement of Solidarity

Lansing Voices Sheryl Black, NAACP-CFSSB No marching, no protest, no rally...just prayer and unity at the District 215 Administrative Center on Saturday, July 11, 2020. Thank you...

Lansing Municipal Airport vs. Cook County leasehold tax – Chapter 2

Lansing Voices Bob Malkas, former Manager of the Lansing Municipal Airport Lansing next became involved with the leasehold tax with the Illinois passage of PA 97-1161,...