Community

Local Organizations Address Hunger in East Lansing Schools

Monday, February 19, 2018

Hundreds of families in East Lansing include children who would go hungry without assistance. ELi's John Paul Roboski reports on the Backpack Program, which seeks to address this need via the public schools.

City Staff Detail Uses and Costs of Hannah Center

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The Hannah Community Center is on the list of possible budget cuts for Council's consideration. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports on the history of the center, what it provides and costs, and what closing it would mean.

Why I Report For ELi

Thursday, January 18, 2018

"Chances are, you’ll find the reporter who wrote a preview piece on the Great Lakes Folk Festival at that very same festival – roaming the streets the next day. There’s no separation between the press and the community. It wouldn’t be out of the ordinary for the reporter who broke the news on the results of a Board of Education vote, to be in the drop-off line of a local elementary school the next day."

Why I Report For ELi

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Why would a professional freelance writer like Ann Kammerer choose to write for ELi? Succinct as always, she explains.

Why I Report For Eli

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Who would you want reporting more than someone who says she "has an information addiction" and "wants to know everything"? That's ELi reporter Jessy Gregg, and here she explains what's driven her to write some of ELi's biggest stories to date.

Why I Report for ELi

Monday, January 15, 2018

Why has this busy grad student been making time to write environmental stories for ELi since 2015? Here are her top ten reasons.

Why I Report For ELi

Friday, January 12, 2018

East Lansing High School student Evan Dempsey takes time out from a serious academic load, band, and college planning to write for ELi. (He's also a graduate of our first Summer Youth Journalism Program.) Why?

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