Opinion

International Students Pay the Price

Map U.S. showing downward trend of international student enrollment for fall 2017 courtesy Inside Higher Ed

International students in the U.S. undeniably add value to cultural diversification.

“The Talk”

Grey’s Anatomy Season 14 Episode 10 “Personal Jesus” courtesy ABC

Popular ABC drama “Grey’s Anatomy” plays a monumental role in the showcasing of racially charged injustices.

The Opioid Epidemic: A Lucrative Business

opioids infographic 2017 health human services

The scope of the word addict has changed greatly over the past two decades. A greasy, dirty, malnourished, twenty-something image of a person would come to mind in the days of old and maybe for some still. The truth is far different.

Cautious Optimism over North and South Korea Negotiations

Map of korea with the flag of north Korea in the top part and the flag of south Korea and the bottom part.

Recent dialogue between North and South Korea marks a hopeful change of tone.

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.

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