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How to turn $100 into $1M during college

Nick Moran, Editor-in-Chief

August 19, 2019

College really has a unique way of making your wallet feel truly empty. It’s that same magic that makes ramen noodles taste a little better and downloading textbooks feel a little less illegal. But regardless of how little...

Spare a little satanic sympathy

Nick Moran, Editor-in-Chief

July 15, 2019

Beware: Those who fear the worship of great evils dare not venture further. Those who think I’m full of it, inquire within. We, a group of four to six, huddle around a table, listening to our leader read what we all consid...

Lower Grand River dredging proposal is a bad idea

Eric Snyder

June 10, 2019

In re-reading a speech given by Luna Leopold, professor at University of California, Berkeley, entitled “Ethos, Equity and the Water Resource,” he makes the point that without a guiding principle, or ethos, for wise management, ...

How to prepare for Avengers: Endgame

Xavier Golden

April 15, 2019

Avengers: Endgame comes out on April 26 (that’s less than two weeks away!) and a lot of people are going to go see it; the President of Fandango, a company that sells movie tickets in advance, said that they’ve already sold mil...

Family? In college?

Family? In college?

April 7, 2019

Does your Battle of the Valleys opinion carry weight? Take the survey.

Nick Moran

March 26, 2019

The decision to suspend the fundraising competition portion of Battle of the Valleys has raised quite a stir. Social media is a firestorm of comments criticizing the decision to pull out of the competition.  Before you roll ...

How Michigan’s car insurance rates are keeping people in poverty

Laureen Horan

March 24, 2019

A new policy brief published this month by the Poverty Solutions department at University of Michigan confirms what we’ve known all along — Michigan car insurance rates are too damn high. Because of this, many of our residents dr...

Living abroad: A reflection

Emily Platt

March 24, 2019

I recall sitting in my capstone class and listening to a guest alumna speak about teaching abroad in South Korea. I remember thinking, “Wow, that sounds so cool. But I don’t want to teach English. That’s not within my ca...

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