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OUCARES gives new perspective

Katlynn Emaus

January 24, 2016

I cannot remember a time I wasn’t swimming. There is a running joke that I learned to swim before I learned to walk. So when a teammate asked me if I was interested in volunteering for OUCARES—a program through Oakland that...

Political Focus: The Flint water crisis

Melissa Deatsch

January 18, 2016

What’s the issue?In April, 2014, Michigan switched the water supply in Flint from Lake Huron water treated by the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department to Flint River Water treated at the Flint water treatment plant.  Imme...

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Get Carved Out

January 11, 2016

Political Focus: Obama’s plan for gun control

Melissa Deatsch

January 11, 2016

What’s the issue?President Obama said gun violence will be his main focus during his last year of presidency. On Jan. 5, the president announced his plans for executive actions throughout 2016 to try and curb gun violence.  The ac...

Ann Arbor kid looks to take the cake on Food Network competition

Scott Davis

January 1, 2016

11 year-old Ann Arbor native, Jane Haviland, puts her baking skills to the test in the upcoming season of Kids Baking Championship on Food Network.This upcoming season of Kids Baking Championship debuts on Jan. 4 at 8 p.m. on Foo...

Review: “Unwanted”

December 31, 2015

Ten days in Puerto Rico: A firsthand account of the swimming and diving training trip

Katlynn Emaus

December 29, 2015

5 a.m.: My alarm goes off. I grab my travel bag, my purse and my equipment bag for training. I make the trek to the O’rena (I’m pretty sure I resembled a traveling mule trying to carry all my luggage at once). We board the ...

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