The Communicator

Even After They’re Gone

Laura Waltje

May 1, 2010

Filed under VOICE

It’s been a while since I checked my Facebook. I have four hundred missed notifications. Most of them are junk, groups I joined a long time ago and now regret. On the home page there are suggestions: you should friend this...

Don’t Clean up Dexter

Hilary Burch

April 22, 2010

Filed under VOICE

Yesterday, I sat down on the grass with a friend. We talked about the move I will be making to Chicago in the fall to study creative writing and journalism. When he asked me why journalism, all I could think to say was that there...

Kickers Vital in Super Bowl

February 20, 2010

Heated Topics

Emma Hughes and Thea Yagerlener

January 27, 2010


The failure to achieve a sound agreement at the Copenhagen Climate Conference has rattled many people. World leaders met in Copenhagen, Denmark between December 7th and 18th to discuss the urgent matter of climate change. The United S...

On My Love for Nutrition

Hilary Burch

January 27, 2010

Filed under VOICE

Lately, America seems like a divided place. I find articles about good nutrition daily. But that is not the only food content the Internet has to offer. "This is Why You're Fat" is a blog I heard about last spring. I looked...

The Price of a Free Education

Melanie Langa

January 19, 2010

Filed under NEWS, VOICE

Education is something we are lucky enough to be able to take for granted. No matter where you live in the United States, it is guaranteed by law that you have the opportunity to attend school. The quality of these schools is...

Hoops Season

Hoops Season

November 30, 2009

Fed Up!

Garrett Wood

November 23, 2009

Filed under SPORTS, VOICE

When the University of Michigan added Head Coach Rich Rodriguez to the payroll two years ago, Michigan football fans thought they had found a coach that knew how to win. However, after a second losing season (with a worst second...

Is taking non-prescribed drugs on standardized tests right?

Communicator Staff

October 30, 2009


T here are only ten minutes left in the test . The clock is ticking and a student gets distracted, thinking more about the sound than the problem. Another person stays focused because they took their friend’s ADD medication...

Reality vs. Virtual Reality

Nadeem Persico-Shammas

October 22, 2009


Alex Crang still remembers the first video game he ever played – Jersey Devil, an action platformer for the PlayStation. “I was 10 years old, and I was watching my grandpa playing it and I thought, ‘that looks like fun...