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Problems with the school system are hurting substitute teachers

Problems with the school system are hurting substitute teachers

By Jennifer Torres, reporter. When people see $80 to $110 a day they may think, “Wow, that is a lot of money for one day.” When calculated, it comes to about $26,000 a year. In reality, this is not what a substitute teacher would get if they worked in the school system. Not working year round and having holidays off, […]

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Frustrated Fan: the Lions sell low on their season

Frustrated Fan: the Lions sell low on their season

By Joe Thornton, editor-in-chief. Dear Bob Quinn, On Tuesday, I was beyond disbelief at what lay before my eyes. While aimlessly scrolling on my phone, I see a trade alert for none other than Golden Tate of the Detroit Lions. A player who I believe to be one of our best offensive talents — shipped away to the Philadelphia Eagles […]

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Perspectives: Is celebrity worship over the line?

Perspectives: Is celebrity worship over the line?

Over-glorification, or is it inspiration? By Kelly Winters, multimedia reporter. In the past century, humans have made it common to over-glorify celebrities. In the ‘70s, teenage girls were trying to recreate that signature Farrah Fawcett swoosh. In the ‘80s, women everywhere were trying to adopt Madonna’s unorthodox, edgy look. In the ‘90s, wannabe gangsters everywhere were trying to recreate that […]

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Bay City merchants offer specials for upcoming holiday season

Bay City merchants offer specials for upcoming holiday season

By Jaylie Dice, photo editor. BAY CITY — With Halloween behind us, downtown Bay City merchants decided to celebrate the holiday season by offering customers special deals Nov. 2-4. Three out of the 14 stores that participated in the Holiday Open House Weekend really stood out among the crowd. G.T. Homestead, located on Third Street, encapsulated the true christmas spirit […]

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Dim the lights for the 12th annual Riverside Saginaw Film Festival

Dim the lights for the 12th annual Riverside Saginaw Film Festival

By Maddison Godi, reporter Dates: Nov. 8-11 Locations: The Court Street Theater, Pit and Balcony Inc., Castle Museum, Hoyt Library, First Congregational Church Cost: Single tickets: $6 per film. Pre-festival passes: $40. At-the-door passes: $45. Free parking throughout Saginaw. Join film lovers for a weekend packed full of entertainment no movie fanatic will want to miss. The Riverside Saginaw Film […]

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Harless & Hugh: Serving our community with more than just coffee

Harless & Hugh: Serving our community with more than just coffee

By Kelly Winters, multimedia reporter Downtown Bay City is best known for its tall historical buildings, vast city market, small boutiques and their extensive coffee shops. Amongst all of these quintessential Bay City staples, there is one place that manages to encapsulate all that the city has to offer: Harless & Hugh Coffee. Harless and Hugh, more commonly known as […]

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“Bohemian Rhapsody:” less rock leads to fewer hits

“Bohemian Rhapsody:” less rock leads to fewer hits

By Ryan Reichard, reporter. Queen was the band of an era, single-handedly redefining rock and roll. Along the way, they issued several chart hits and critical acclaim ensued, with their skillful blending of several genres to create a sound all of their own. One of the band’s most notable hits, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” served as the title for the biopic that […]

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Counter Culture expands into theatrical events with “No Evidence”

Counter Culture expands into theatrical events with “No Evidence”

By Maddison Godi, reporter. Recently, I went and viewed the play “No Evidence” at Counter Culture in Saginaw. The show was worthy of applause, but after speaking to the director himself, it receives a standing ovation. The play’s main meaning focuses around the cling to hope of our beliefs in the supernatural to cope with our own harsh realities of […]

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National Cat Day celebrated at Delta

National Cat Day celebrated at Delta

By Zach Parfeniuk, reporter. Cats across the country could wake up with a spring in their step (or, at least, a slightly more up-beat trot, considering the enthusiasm cats usually show) on Monday, Oct 29. National Cat Day was celebrated on Monday across the nation, including celebrities such as Taylor Swift and thousands of twitter users (who posted pictures of […]

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These movies will make you shiver: Top hauntings of 2018

These movies will make you shiver: Top hauntings of 2018

By Maddison Godi, reporter. The Suspense is Killing Me “The Haunting of Hill House” (2018) — Netflix Original Rated: TV-MA Starring: Michiel Huisman (Steven Crain), Elizabeth Reaser (Shirley Crain), Oliver Jackson-Cohen (Luke Crain), Kate Siegel (Theo Crain), Victoria Pedretti (Nell Crain), Carla Gugino (Olivia Crain), Henry Thomas (Hugh Crain) Director: Mike Flanagan This Halloween, I branched out, welcoming scary movies […]

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