Reflecting during Sexual Assault Awareness Month Last year, Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in federal prison for first-degree criminal sexual abuse. During the seven-day court duration, 156 women gave impact statements. Since his time in court, close to 1,000 Nassar survivors have come forward.  Former Michigan State University President Lou Anna […]

“It’s alright. My first songs were about fighting people and stealing their girlfriends, too,” emcee and recording artist James Gardin said, laughing as he worked with a student during a weekly meeting at the REACH Studio Art Center.  Gardin is a teaching artist at the All of the Above Hip Hop Academy (AOTA), a nonprofit […]

Paws with a Cause

Fostering future service dogs The organization Paws with a Cause raises and trains puppies that will become future service dogs. Paws with a Cause “provides dogs to clients that will be trained as service dogs, seizure-response dogs, hearing dogs or trained to work with a child with autism,” said Megan Kempa, a junior at Michigan […]

Why Tinsel Town keeps recycling content and why they (probably) won’t stop In December of last year, Entertainment Weekly revealed a first look of Disney’s “Aladdin” for 2019, which featured the newly announced cast on the cover. This was met with mixed reviews, leaving some excited and others a little skeptical. There was also a […]

With March being Women’s History Month, it would be easy to consider and celebrate those women that we already know, such as Rosa Parks, Amelia Earhart or Marie Curie. While those women should continue to be celebrated, there are other notable women who should also be honored during this month. Emmeline Pankhurst was a British […]