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Anime fans gather for Ohayocon 2017

Cheyanne Kramer, Web Editor January 24, 2017

I've never been to Ohayocon and have heard extremely mixed reviews. Either the convention is completely amazing or absolutely horrible. I decided to go this year and see what it was like for myself.  First...

Political Focus: five states enter new year with ‘bathroom bills’

Melissa Deatsch, Sports Editor January 10, 2017

In the first days of 2017, five states have introduced new legislation limiting access to public bathrooms to the gender assigned at birth, not preferred gender identity. The “bathroom bills” fuel...

Youmacon 2016, Anime convention takes over Detroit

Youmacon 2016, Anime convention takes over Detroit

Cheyanne Kramer, Web Editor November 16, 2016

I’ve been attending Youmacon ever since 2013, and the feel of the convention changes every year. I arrived to the convention Thursday night and was pleasantly surprised by the number of people attending...

Matsuricon: Anime festival rocks Columbus

Cheyanne Kramer, Web Editor September 13, 2016

Very rarely do I get the chance to go out of state for conventions. Usually I stick to local ones, as they’re the easiest for the average college student to access. However, I was invited by a few...

Fan World 2016: Was it worth the trip?

Cheyanne Kramer, Web Editor September 13, 2016

So if you read my last blog post, I talked about Matsuricon. Well, Matsuri was very last-minute for me, thanks to some money from my birthday. Fan World has been on my radar for a long time. Ever since...

“Pokemon Go” takes over campus

Cheyanne Kramer, Web Editor August 17, 2016

If you’ve been on social media in the past week or so, news feeds everywhere have been filled with talk about Pokemon Go. The Pokemon franchise, now in it’s 20th year, put out another mobile game....

Blog: A day at MO POP

Rachel Williams, Life Editor August 16, 2016

Saturday July 23, I spent the day on the Detroit Riverfront enjoying some great music, great food and melting under the sun. The gates for MO POP opened a bit after noon and the packs of dedicated festival-goers...

The International Academy of Macomb: What it was like going to one of the nation’s best high schools

Cheyanne Kramer, web editor May 24, 2016

Edit: This article is an opinion article based on the author's experiences. This is in no way meant to defame any person or academic facility. If anything, the goal of this article was to raise awareness...

Q&A: Stars of “Keanu” talk about the unique action comedy

Scott Davis April 28, 2016

Keegan-Michael Key (who grew up in Southfield and went to Detroit Mercy) and Jordan Peele have been entertaining audiences for years on their immensely popular sketch show, Key and Peele. While Jason Mitchell...

Q&A: “Alice Through the Looking Glass” director talks about the wonder of Wonderland

Scott Davis April 27, 2016

Alice in Wonderland was an enormous success back in 2010 when it grossed over a billion dollars at the worldwide box office. Six years later, Disney is going back to Wonderland with Alice Through the Looking...

Q&A: “Finding Dory” director talks about returning to the ocean 13 years later

Q&A: “Finding Dory” director talks about returning to the ocean 13 years later

Scott Davis April 25, 2016

Finding Nemo is widely considered one of Disney/Pixar’s beloved classics and after 13 years of waiting, fans will finally get a sequel with this June’s Finding Dory. Director Andrew Stanton spoke to...

Middle School or Comic Con: Bullying in the Convention Scene

Middle School or Comic Con: Bullying in the Convention Scene

Cheyanne Kramer April 21, 2016

I’m going into my junior year of college. I am happily dating a girl, and I’m a plus-sized woman. All of these are things people are bullied for. But never in my life did I think I would get bullied...

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