As children, we’re told about George Washington’s lying, lumberjack ways and his set of wooden chops. The best part about these facts is that’s exactly what they’re not—there’s no proof for any of them. Out of 44 presidents, the following are probably some of the most well-known. What you didn’t learn about as a kid […]

I woke up unusually early on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. At around 8:15 a.m. I walked up to the checkout counter in Walgreens with 4 poster boards and more sharpies than I could afford. “School project or are you going downtown?” asked the cashier. “Downtown,” I replied. He smiled. “Awesome. Good luck.”                    ~ ~ ~ […]

Senior Dionta Brown joined Michigan State University’s NAACP branch two years ago, when the organization was just two years old itself. Quickly becoming involved, Brown started off on the executive board as the organization’s secretary and is now president. Q: What would you tell someone if you were asked why the NAACP is important? A: […]

A guide for the single best friend Valentine’s Day is approaching; I can only tell because pink and red items have begun emerging from the gloomy basement storage rooms where they belong. At first, alarmed at the amount of hearts plastered on every visible surface, the painfully cheesy greeting cards with phrases like “meant to […]

Giving Them the Boot

Five easy ways to break up with your significant other before Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day is a drag when you’re in love. Romantic dinners, sweet nothings and a whole lot of hand holding block out your schedule. Reclaim your free time in five easy ways and let your significant other know you’d rather fester alone […]