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Reflecting on the music of the 2010s

Reflecting on the music of the 2010s

By RJ Murphy, reporter. The 2010s were a decade defined by digital media. Streaming services now dominate the music industry. We’ve seen how these companies have refined their platforms, how old artists have adapted and how new artists have soared to stardom by engaging with the internet. Here are the songs that ascended to the top of the year-end U.S. […]

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Why I take risks to serve my country

Why I take risks to serve my country

By Gregory J. Haven, Collegiate correspondent. When I was 10 years old, my grandfather was a combat medic during the Korean War and saved lives, from bullet wounds all the way to burn victims. From that day on, I always wanted to make a change in this world to affect other people’s lives. My grandfather taught me to never give […]

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Is cloud gaming the next frontier for video games?

By Colton Carrier, reporter. Practically every medium under the sun has jumped to streaming, one way or another. Be it Netflix shaking up the film industry or Spotify shifting how most people find their new favorite tunes, streaming has changed the way most people engage with their favorite media. So it only makes sense that video games would try to […]

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Fantasy Football Countdown: The playoffs approach

By Kelvin Butler, reporter.   With the playoffs approaching, and while most of the top teams don’t care, there is still hope for a low seed to come up and win the whole league. With most of the undefeated teams, or one or two lost players being on good teams, you would assume the last few NFL weeks are ideal […]

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Being alone for the holidays doesn’t have to mean loneliness

By Haeley Huggard, reporter. The holidays are coming, but not everyone has someone to celebrate with. For many, the holidays aren’t a time for feeling happy. However, just because you are alone for the holidays doesn’t mean that you should feel sad. There are many ways you can celebrate the holidays without feeling alone. But the most important thing to […]

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The end draws near for another disappointing Lions season

By Kelvin Butler, reporter. The 2019-2020 season for the Detroit Lions had a lot of potential after starting off (2-0-1) in the first three games. But the wheels of momentum slowly started to come off after they almost stopped the hot Kansas City Chiefs, but let them off the hook in a three-point loss. Then the next week, the drama-filled […]

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How division in politics affects everyone

How division in politics affects everyone

By Billy Badour, Collegiate correspondent.   UNIVERSITY CENTER – With politics seemingly more divisive than ever, we must ask ourselves as a nation: “What are the consequences of this?” Today’s political divisiveness has been mounting for nearly 50 years. According to pewresearch.org, political division and animosity has deepened since the latest presidential election. Members of a political party are now […]

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Top 5 Games of the Decade

  By Colton Carrier, reporter.   1. Dark Souls Popping up in 2011 on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, the main claim to fame of “Dark Souls” was its brutal difficulty, punctuated with frequent deaths, visceral combat and insurmountable odds. While this is all supported by intricately tuned gameplay, the real kicker in “Dark Souls” is the dark, formidable […]

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Vibe Well’s acai bowls are topped with fruits and superfoods, such as berries, cacao nibs and bee pollen. Fenton, MI. Tuesday, Nov. 19. (Rebecca Roberts/Photo Editor).

Elevate your diet and mind

By Patrick Sochacki, Collegiate Life editor. Additional reporting by Rebecca Roberts, photo editor.   FENTON – “It was a calling. This is our lifestyle in a brick-and-mortar space.” Jennifer Ream, and her sister Christine Landaal, are co-owners of the organic cold-pressed juice, smoothies, acai bowls and wellness studio, Vibe Well. “The community has been extremely welcoming,” said Ream in reference […]

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Three-day weekends could save productivity and lives

Editorial Five days. Eight to 12 hours shifts each day. Then all you’ve got is the weekend to try and relax or finish those around-the-house projects before the work week begins all over again. Overworking is a serious problem among adults; not just in the United States, but in many other countries as well. Japan even has a word for […]

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