Opinion

Why Students Should Be Using Their Phones in Class

Info-graphic showing 2015 Digital Trends in Higher Ed

Cell phone usage should be allowed in classrooms.

Detroit: America’s Rising Phoenix

When I was younger, I would hardly go downtown. Maybe with my parents for a rare visit to the Eastern Market, or with my grandmother to go see a show at the Fisher, but nothing too venturous.

The Right Shade

Picture of different make up foundation products from different brands

The makeup industry is rooted in discrimination, which is holding it back from its full financial potential. Makeup companies are still following the same discriminatory marketing techniques of what many would think is a bygone era.

“Where’s Your Humanity”

Illustration showing a hand with multiple drug injections representing different social media platforms.

The rise in the recent popularity of live-streaming crimes such as murder and rape to large platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for the world to see is growing at an alarming rate and shows no real sign of slowing down anytime soon.

“You(th) can change the world”

A graph showing the differences in views of severity of police violence against the public

MOVE 2017, a national conference to advance social change, is happening Nov. 16-18 at the Dearborn Inn and surrounding locations.

Campus Free Speech Under Attack

Info-graphic showing that most colleges suppress freedom of speech

American universities, once a hub for free expression and ideological debate, have now become places where everyone is encouraged to look different but think the same.

The Final Frontier

Artist rendering of SpaceX mars rocket

On Feb. 27, SpaceX announced plans to fly two private investors around the moon in its Dragon spacecraft in 2018. This will be the first lunar expedition since the early 70s, all of which were run by NASA.

How Many “Likes” Matter?

Illustration of L'il Hawkster body-shamed by muscle boy

Social media plays a significant role in the way we view ourselves. New tech savvy gadgets that guarantee the best selfies come out seemingly as fast as taking a photo and sending a post.

What’s Math Got To Do With It

Course selection at the beginning of each semester can be one of the most daunting tasks for college students. Aside from your personal interests, there are several factors to consider before signing up for a specific class.

The Right’s Assault on the Right to Protest

Since the election of President Trump in November, waves of protests have erupted across the country in response. Though most of these demonstrations have been peaceful, there have been unfortunate and rare instances of violence.

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