Downtown Detroit is on the rise; buildings are being restored, new businesses are opening and The District Detroit will eventually become a revitalized sports district filled with amenities that any city would boast about, including parks, shops, theaters, bars and restaurants. This resurgence of downtown brings consequences, however, as gentrification is becoming an unsettling reality […]

All is quiet in the village square. A soft breeze blows, gently caressing the plants in the windowsills, slightly quivering the hanging clotheslines. The sun is bright and hot, almost unbearably so. Not one person is to be found —all sound is faint, all movement nonexistent. That is, until the jubilant cry travels through the […]

Challenge yourself, challenge the world As many of us prepare for our tropical spring break vacations, Alternative Spartan Breaks (ASB) participants are loading up their vans and preparing for a week-long service trip to one of 17 different locations. ASB is an MSU organization that sends small groups (nine participants, two site leaders and one […]

What’s not to love about November? This month brings colorful leaves, comfy sweaters and a much higher carb intake than usual. It’s the best time to indulge in that pumpkin pie craving, but also to focus on gratitude. As we all know, November is best known for Thanksgiving, where families gather to reminisce on the […]