The Communicator

Ben Westerhoff

Ben Westerhoff

Ethan Gibb-Randall and Brenan Dionne

14 hours ago

"I'm a stay at home dad so my wife [supports me]. She is the primary wage earner for our family. So my oldest son really has [my] back because he helps out so much with David, who has autism, and he's got a lot of communication problems, like a speech delay. [He] helps setting up an environment for h...

Peter Nemecek

Peter Nemecek

Joshua Caldwell

17 hours ago

“I’ve been drawing for my whole life pretty much. I don’t remember a time when I wasn’t drawing. I really like all the art classes at Community, the ones where I can be creative. This semester I am taking two art classes and I took two art classes last semester. Usually other artists inspire m...

Mark Mercier

Mark Mercier

Ella Rosewarne and Avani Hoeffner-Shah

1 day ago

"I love drawing and I'm constantly creating different versions of myself. I'm working on designing a new desk for myself, a standing desk where it has a printer and scanner, a space for my computer and a lot of other nooks and crannies in it. And maybe somehow having it so it has an easel in it as wel...

Miel Bogart

Miel Bogart

Eleanor Niman

2 days ago

“There's a book that I want to read. 'The Power of Vulnerability.' It’s about how when you assume the best of other people and talk to people honestly, it usually results in just a better way of being. I’m also trying to notice the things that I do so often, or that I think so often that just sort...

Erin Simmons

Erin Simmons

Jordan De Padova, Chava Makman Levinson, and Scarlett London

3 days ago

“Right now I’m drawing a character for a dungeons and dragons session and my friend and I have this joke going where each of our characters is a different type of goth for some reason. My character is the seen one and there’s the vampire goth and the metal head. I don’t know why but that’s...

Andrew Stevick

Andrew Stevick

Cate Weiser and Oliver Lete-Straka

3 days ago

“There's a lot of kids who do go through hardships. I would probably tell you that those kids probably don't have as much stress and anxiety as some of the more privileged or more comfortable households [in Ann Arbor] are going through. Back then when something went down, we took care of it. That'...

Sara Laphan

Sara Laphan

Lily McCready and Cy Veilleux

4 days ago

“My friend originally failed her first driver’s test. She couldn’t parallel park. We spent an hour and a half in fall weather practicing parking... You try it multiple times you know you're not gonna get it right every single time. You just got to keep going until you get it. I mean, we ourselves,...

Richard Douglas

Richard Douglas

Atticus Dewey and Jack Graye

4 days ago

"I used to work as a lead carpenter on projects where I managed people, had control over what time they’d be able to spend with their kids and see their families. I didn’t enjoy interacting with people at that point in my life because the other workers were really the only people I would talk to...

Eugenia Del Gaudio

Eugenia Del Gaudio

Paige Duff

5 days ago

“[Coming to America] has been hard because I'm 17 and I'm on the other side of the world without my parents. I usually talk to them about everything, and to not have them with you when you are stressed or worried about something is really hard. Also the time is different so even with the phone you...

Luke Andoni-Savas

Luke Andoni-Savas

Jordan De Padova, Chava Makman Levinson, and Scarlett London

6 days ago

I performed “What if I Never Get Over You” in Future Stars finals as a duet with Pioneer senior Talia Milliman. This was Talia’s first performance, her first time on stage. We got to know each other’s voices and ended up collaborating well. I enjoyed singing that song with her. We got to finals...

Jeri Schneider

Jeri Schneider

Ruby Taylor

February 10, 2020

“A few people who have my back are my sisters. I have two sisters and I would definitely say that they both have my back. When I have something going on I know that I can call them anytime. They will always be honest with me, especially my younger sister, she knows I want to hear the truth. When we were gr...

Molly Maloy

Molly Maloy

Zoe Buhalis and Paige Duff

February 10, 2020

My biggest struggle is having enough time. I row, so I have practice every day, and I’m also babysitting a lot, and I’m on the Youth Advisory Council at the YMCA… going from Community to Washtenaw to Pioneer and then the Y… it’s a lot. Mostly it feels like I can't have any time that's just...

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