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Trump presidency and college tuition

Trump presidency and college tuition

Ian Dewey '18, Staff Writer
January 11, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

With the advent of President-elect Donald J. Trump becoming President Trump on Jan. 20, many students may be curious or anxious about how his policy may affect tuition rates and college financial aid.  After all, Trump appears to be one of the most interesting personalities entering the white house, and m...

New 2017 technology

New 2017 technology

Ian Dewey '18, Staff Writer
January 11, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

In the past year, there have been little developments in the consumer electronics market, especially in mobile devices.  However, expected improvements have been made: increased RAM, better graphical capabilities, thinner products, etc.  Despite this, the advancement of VR (virtual reality) and AR ...

Single people in the wintertime

Single people in the wintertime

Jack Roma '17, Staff Writer
January 9, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

The holidays are a time to grab your loved ones and spend some quality time with one another. But if you're reading this, that means, like me, you are single for the holidays. Which is not a bad thing at all.  The key to being single over the holidays is family and friends, to go on adventures or even jus...

Geeky Gifts: presents nerds will love

Geeky Gifts: presents nerds will love

Erica Fossee '19, Web Editor
December 22, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Magazine subscription: a magazine subscription is the gift that keeps giving. There are many options depending on a person’s preference. National Geographic is great for geography, history,  and environment lovers. For those who are interested in the way the brain works, there is Psychology Today. Sci...

Does Google track us?

Does Google track us?

Grace Reyes '19, Staff writer
December 14, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

When we delete our history from our computers, smartphones, or any electronic device; it is supposedly eliminated from existence. However, although we are erasing it from our server that doesn’t mean it is gone. Google can monitor any of its users logged into a Google platform. According to an articl...

Carriage rides in Campus Martius

Carriage rides in Campus Martius

Piper Eschenburg '18, Staff writer
December 14, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

The best way to get into the Christmas spirit is spending time riding in a carriage that strolls through the streets of downtown Detroit.   Campus Martius, known for its annual ice skating rink that opens in early November, is now hosting holiday carriage rides. The rides are a fun and creati...

Sophomore’s experience at RYLA

Sophomore’s experience at RYLA

Alyssa Czech '19, Copy editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

With my alarm screeching and vibrating like it’s about to blow up, I groggily roll over and force my eyes open. The clock reads 6:05 am. I have to leave my house in 15 minutes. My heart racing, I frantically debate about what to wear, pull a brush through my hair (so much for straightening it), ...

No phones allowed

No phones allowed

Evan Skaff '18, Staff Writer
December 5, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

Imagine that for one weekend, the freedom to “check-in” is eliminated.  Impossible, right? That’s what I thought too, but in spite of that I decided to go to on Young Life's Fall Weekend, a Christian-based weekend retreat. When considering whether I wanted to go on the trip, the loss of my pho...

Walt Disney’s Moana offers a new strong female lead

Walt Disney’s Moana offers a new strong female lead

Olivia Mlynarek '19, Staff Writer
December 5, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Movies, Opinion

Meet Moana. She’s the newest edition to the Disney Princess collection. She’s brave, daring and independent. On some levels she has some traits in common with the other princesses, but in other ways she is different from them all. That is what makes her one of the better Disney characters out there. Before you see t...

Castro had it Coming

Castro had it Coming

Jack Holme '17, Associate Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

I visited Cuba this summer on a church mission trip. I saw a lot of unique and interesting things, including Fidel Castro and Che Guevara side by side all over the place. Painted on the sides of buildings personified in big metal sculptures , and on posters, lots of posters. For someone who knows the history of these evil men, the images were very perturbing and vexin...

Fidel Castro: Viva Comandante

Fidel Castro: Viva Comandante

Anton Mikolowski '17, Supervising Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

There is this wonderful photo of Fidel Castro leaning back in a hammock, all dressed in his classic military fatigues, sporting a pair of reading glasses (unexpected for the leader of the Cuban Revolution). Anyway, he’s in this distinctly Caribbean jungle, and he’s lounging back with book-- it ho...

Review: ‘Lost in Yonkers’

Review: ‘Lost in Yonkers’

Grace Reyes '19, Staff Writer
November 30, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Opinion

I've always admired and, to some extent, envied the individuals who can captivate an audience and leave them teary-eyed and applauding until each clap stings. The cast of Grosse Pointe South’s “Lost in Yonkers” did a marvelous job in doing so. These charismatic characters brought the ups...

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