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Green Tips for Water Conservation

3-panel comic strip outlining water conservation tips. Panel one reads: "Install low flow faucets and showerheads to reduce your water usage." Panel two reads, "Turn the water off while you brush your teeth." Panel three reads, "Collect rainwater for watering your plants and/or garden."

Do People of Color Need Sunscreen? Myths about Melanin

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Melanin is not enough protection for people of color from the sun’s damaging affects and the narrative that SPF is wasted on people of color is almost as dangerous as the sun’s rays.

Local YouTuber Brings Diversity to K-Beauty

Logo of Kendall Dumas channel that says K Beauty

Michigan native and popular YouTuber Kendall Dumas is paving the way for international beauty consumers and helping set the standard for a respectful way of pursuing interests in other cultures.

How Safe is Your Water?

Diagram showing how lead gets into water

With Gov. Snyder announcing in March that Flint water levels are safe enough for the state to discontinue its program to provide bottled water to Flint residents, many might believe the crisis is over.

The Mental Health of College Students

Infographic showing mental health risks of college students.

College can be stressful. The amount of work required has evolved over the years to be considered a full-time job.

The Future of Private Space Flight

Image of a rocket being launched through the sky.

This February, SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon Heavy rocket, the most powerful rocket built since the Saturn V.

Narcissism in American Culture

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The election of Donald Trump as U.S. president and the impact he has had on American culture is what some have called the “Trump effect.” This “Trump effect” is linked to a form of narcissism.

A Bittersweet Business in Michigan

Rows of bottled water

Swiss company Nestle pays the state of Michigan next to nothing to bottle its water. According to MLive.com, Nestle pays $200 dollars a year to pump over 210 million gallons of water annually out of the Great Lakes water system.

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