Opinion

“Detroit Isn’t Ferguson”

An officer sitting in his patrol car works on paperwork.

I can’t speak on behalf of the policemen of the entire nation. I can however speak from a liberal student’s perspective.

For one, I’m not black nor am I white. Secondly, before the Detroit Police Department was kind enough to let me take a third ride with them (midnight shift!), I had an astounding bias against them.

Who's Running For President?

In the midst of exams, essays, and speeches it is easy to push politics to the side and say “my vote doesn’t matter” and as a nineteen-year-old college student I have succumbed to that way of thinking from time to time.

Opinion - The Bi-Partisan Dilemma

About a month before the 2012 election, I found myself sitting in a room with State Representative Paul Clemente (D) and about 12 other organizers and volunteers from a large Michigan-based community organizing project.

Opinion - Financial Aid Needs Aid

This was the first year I’ve had to use a student loan to pay for my classes. I did everything accordingly to ensure that it was approved. HFCC confirmed that they had received it and successfully applied it to my tuition last semester—so no sweat.

Opinion - Seeing the Beauty Within

Recently, there have been videos popping up on YouTube with young girls asking people to answer one question: Am I pretty or not? It was gut-wrenching to watch these girls ask if others thought they were pretty. With so much emphasis on being what the media considers to be a “Perfect 10”, it's no wonder why girls are striving to achieve something that isn't real. True beauty doesn't come from the outside. True beauty comes from the heart, from the soul, from the kind things we do.

HOLIDAY MUSIC REVIEWS

It’s that time of year again—the holiday season. There’s a multitude of new Christmas releases, ranging from hit artists like Michael Bublé and Sheryl Crow to the more quirky She & Him and David Chowder Band. However, if you really want the gift that keeps on giving, these two non-Christmas releases are perfect stocking stuffers, or maybe even a holiday treat for yourself. Unless, of course, you’d rather be gifted Justin Bieber’s new Christmas album.

Miranda Lambert – Four the Record

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