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Imagine it is the 1980s in Washington, D.C. Political tensions are high, ideals are being tested and the people are restless. Among those people are the youth. They want to be heard and, most importantly, respected, especially the youth labeled as “punk.” The ’80s was bringing in a new generation of punk youth and music […]

The warmer weather in much of the United States represents joy and liberty from the cold winter months ¬ not to mention liberty from layers. During this season of freedom, Americans celebrate Independence Day, honoring America’s adoption of the Declaration of Independence. As an important part of this country’s history, Americans typically commemorate the events […]

Every year we tell ourselves, “This is going to be the best summer ever,” and try to figure out the most exciting things to do. Some of us go out, attend a few concerts and see the newest movies. Others stay at home, binge-watching Netflix and sleeping until fall rolls back around. Well, I think […]

Spring is a period of rebirth and growth, and there are plenty of activities and events that reappear in our community during the warmer months. Once the season of skiing, sledding and skating comes to an end, festivals, ball games and concerts are welcomed with open arms. No matter where you are in Michigan, the […]

Growing up is hard. There is no other way to put it. We have to learn how to navigate life, and we won’t always get it right the first time. Sometimes, it feels like we are running in place with a rain cloud over our head, but other days the sun shines, birds sing and […]