Showdown at the Capitol, the Flint Water Crisis

On Jan. 19, citizens from Detroit and Flint, joined by Michigan State University students, took buses to the Capitol in Lansing to protest the water crisis and demand the resignation of Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder. The protest took place before, during and after Gov. Snyder’s State of the State address – an annual speech to […]

Traveling over Christmas break on a college budget

Christmas break is on its way, and if you’re stuck in Michigan and wondering what to do during over the four-week winter vacation, here are some cheap ideas to check out with a group of friends or family. Michigan Michigan may not have as much going as some of us would like, there’s plenty of […]

Action on abortion legislation heats up in Michigan

Elaina Clark, Michigan State University sophomore human biology student, said that women should not have to be convinced or manipulated into making a decision that could put an innocent child at risk for growing up under poor circumstances. Ohio recently received national attention as it joined eight other states, including Michigan, that require women to […]

Michigan State weighs in on lowering the drinking age

Colleges all over the world are debating with lawmakers about the idea of lowering the drinking age to 18. Recently, college presidents are asking lawmakers to consider lowering the drinking age to 18 specifically on college campuses to decrease the dangers of binge drinking, according to multiple newspaper reports. The reports showed that some colleges […]

Soccer is still loved by Americans, despite how its popularity compares to other sports

            Many former youth soccer players remember the embarrassing picture button pins that our moms wore to our soccer games to cheer us on in our recreational soccer days as a youngster. We all played it, we all loved it.  For a countless amount of us, it was our first […]

Students get a ready for a summer of music

Every year, college students flock to amphitheaters, concert halls and theaters for a round of annual summer concerts.  With the warm summer wind crawling through the air and the carefree relaxation of the season dominating, artists invade cities melting with summer heat annually, selling out summer tours and festivals such as Bonnaroo, Summer Camp, Lollapalooza […]

Black History Month is a time to reflect on progress

If you catch yourself peering through a history textbook, you will undoubtedly find stories of the modern African American.  From the days when Gone With the Wind was a reality to when an African American woman sat down courageously at the front of a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, the trials, experiences and joys of African […]