All posts by Anthony Zick

Snowplow Parenting

Some never let kids experience failure You have likely heard of the “Operation Varsity Blues” college admissions scandal that rocked the news cycle this past March. It involved several rich and famous people, including Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, who paid-off admissions consultant, William Singer, to gain their children admittance into prestigious universities. Though these

Debate Over Transgender Children’s Book in Washtenaw County

A December reading series promoting the transgender children’s book I Am Jazz is the subject of both praise and opposition in Saline In December, the Washtenaw and Livingston Counties Transgender Task Force sponsored a “Countywide Day of Reading” of the children’s book, I Am Jazz, by Jazz Jennings. The book is about Jennings, a transgender

A New Era for Ann Arbor Youth Writers with The Neutral Zone

For the young voices in Ann Arbor’s dynamic literary arts community, the Neutral Zone has reached a defining moment. After 18 years as founder and director of the NZ’s highly successful and nationally influential literary arts program, Jeff Kass (now the assignment editor at Current)  is relinquishing the reins to Molly Raynor, a former student