On the flip side

Around the World JoAnn Korczynska

To Smoke or Not to Smoke

Smokers, Environment, Death, and the Rest of Us

Smokers Have Rights Too!

Prince and the Power Generation

Sex -- A religious experience

Frayed Misconceptions: Hijab

The modern ninja, the female oppression label, the scarfie.

Muslim women are among the most misunderstood minorities in America and though Dearborn has the greatest concentration of Muslim citizens in the nation, there are still people who know nothing about their neighbors.

Why do they wear all that? Why don’t men have the same cover-up? Aren’t they hot with all that on? Here is an attempt to clear up the most common misconceptions of the infamous “modern ninja.”

Did Hillary Really Win the Debates?

In the almost brutish melee that we call the American political system, this particular presidential race has been nothing short of controversial, engaging, and entertaining. To anyone with any access to the media, we are being bombarded with constant images of rhetoric that are harmful to certain groups of people. The most recent televised political event was the Democratic Primary debate.

Beauty and the Blight

A bench sits in front of the side of a brick building, which has a very detailed mural of a woman's face, covered by layers of other paintings, bright and colorful.

Too often in the media’s portrayal of Detroit are we bombarded with images of decay, blight and despair. Images of entire neighborhoods, rotting and dilapidated, with homes charred and festering from neglect and arson have become the norm.


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