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Anime fans gather for Ohayocon 2017

Cheyanne Kramer, Web Editor

January 24, 2017

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

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 and foremost, this convention (held at...

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

Melissa Deatsch, Sports Editor

January 10, 2017

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

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 the debate surrounding transgender...

Matsuricon: Anime festival rocks Columbus

Cheyanne Kramer, Web Editor

September 13, 2016

Filed under Blogs

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 friends to travel to the...

Fan World 2016: Was it worth the trip?

Cheyanne Kramer, Web Editor

September 13, 2016

Filed under Blogs

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 Youmacon 2015, I had...

“Pokemon Go” takes over campus

Cheyanne Kramer, Web Editor

August 17, 2016

Filed under Blogs

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. This time though, instea...

Blog: A day at MO POP

Rachel Williams, Life Editor

August 16, 2016

Filed under Blogs, Blogs / Music

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 swarmed onto...

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

Filed under Blogs

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 about a broken system....

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

Scott Davis

April 28, 2016

Filed under Blogs

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 has not been on ...

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

Scott Davis

April 27, 2016

Filed under Blogs

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 Glass, out May 27. ...

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