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In Defense of Avenue Q: Student Edition

In Defense of Avenue Q: Student Edition

Gabrielle Vuylsteke

March 21, 2012

Filed under A & E, VOICE

Michigan Domestic Partnership Benefits Ban Denies Equal Rights

Communicator Print Staff

February 27, 2012

Filed under CATEGORY FRONT PAGE, VOICE

“Governor Snyder, we need to talk.” “We guess you weren’t as tough of a nerd as we thought you would be.” These are quotes from a radio ad campaign that was launched in Michigan the first week of February. The...

Finding the Right Kind of Patriotism

Mari Cohen

January 9, 2012

Filed under VOICE

Patriotism should be based on critical thinking and opinion, not on mindless rituals   On Nov. 10, the Michigan Senate approved a bill that immediately sparked heated debate in the comments sections of numerous online newspaper...

Words Cause Damage: The Use of Rape as a Slang Term

Mari Cohen

January 9, 2012

Filed under VOICE

Words, like most other teenage cultural expressions, go in and out of fashion. And though certain phrases we use on a daily basis can leave older generations perplexed, they are often harmless and insignificant. However, the increasing...

Examining the Tradition of Mall Santas: How Corporate America Foiled Me Yet Again

Margaret Whittier-Ferguson

December 27, 2011

Filed under VOICE

Sitting on an old man’s lap has always seemed weird to me. Maybe it’s just that the concept of “stranger danger” has stuck with me since Safety Town, but I can empathize with those children who go ballistic when their...

Sweet as Sugar?

Sweet as Sugar?

December 21, 2011

Anything created by man should be considered art

Lukas Trierweiler

December 21, 2011

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Recently, while I was browsing the Internet I came across a video on YouTube titled “Modern Art Sucks”. In the video, there is a guy talking about how modern art is stupid and that is should not be considered art. He also...

What You’re Really Eating: Got Milk?

What You’re Really Eating: Got Milk?

Kerry Fingerle

November 16, 2011

Filed under HEALTH, LIFE, VOICE

Matt’s Safe School Law: Dishonoring Matt and Making Schools Less Safe

Sarah Kerson

November 10, 2011

Filed under VOICE

Republicans in the Michigan state Senate recently passed a bill entitled “Matt’s Safe School Law”, an anti-bullying measure designed to reduce bullying and harassment in Michigan public schools. Though Republican lawmakers...

Science in the News

Gwyneth Moreland

October 28, 2011

Filed under VOICE

I’m always wary of science articles. Despite the fact that “yellow journalism” is frowned upon in the news, the standard suddenly changes for the science section. No matter where you look, the web is littered with a plethora...

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