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The Real Deal: The environment is no longer a partisan issue

Aditya Tiwari

March 14, 2016

Before I get to this week’s article, I’d like to take the time to make some confessions and disclaimers before we get to the content of this article. To begin with, I understand the implied hypocrisy in lecturing people t...

The Real Deal: We need fighters

Ryan Fox

March 7, 2016

On Monday, March 7th, COO Scott Kunselman will finally appear before Student Congress to answer questions from the legislature. As a part of that legislature, I’ve had a number of questions prepped for weeks. These questions r...

A Better yOU: What the frack

Katie Rose

February 29, 2016

We’ve all heard how hydraulic fracturing, aka fracking, is not so good for our environment and health. Fracking is a process that pumps water, sand and chemicals deep into the earth at high pressures causing shale rocks to break...

Love your body

Angelica LeDonne

February 28, 2016

Give yourself reasons to love your body and not hate it.  As college students we are surrounded by positive influences each day whether it be a club we are a member of or interacting with encouraging students in the classroom...

The Real Deal: Empty Seat, Arguing Chamber

Aditya Tiwari

February 15, 2016

If the flurry of the 2016 presidential election news has made you pay more attention to politics more than you usually would, then you’ve probably heard that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died on the 13th of February....

The Real Deal: Cable News Sensationalism: An Exercise in Futility

Aditya Tiwari

February 1, 2016

Far have we come as a media based society. The newspapers and gazettes of old are now in tough competition against the internet, radio, social media posts, and televised news. For the duration of this article, I’d like to m...

The Real Deal: The Legacy of Barack Obama

Tyler Fox

January 25, 2016

Hello Real Deal readers, my name is Tyler Fox and I am the President of the College Democrats here on campus. I am here because I want to talk about legacies. A little over a week ago, President Obama took the podium for his fi...

The Real Deal: Why you might be a feminist and not even know it

Ryan Fox

January 11, 2016

In my short time being involved in politics, I’ve noticed a surprising trend. Most people seem to refrain from identifying as being a feminist. Even my liberal and progressive colleagues will refrain from the term, and this...

The Real Deal: Welcome back to politics

By Adi Tiwari and Ryan Fox

January 3, 2016

Hello everyone, we hope you had a wonderful break and holiday season and we hope this new semester finds you all in good health. Formalities aside, with the coming of the new year, we ask you to make yet another resolution. This y...

Perspective: is cheating in school worth it?

By Shelby Tankersley, staff reporter

November 15, 2015

The cheating issueShelby Tankersley            Last Monday when I walked into my Spanish 114 class, my normally enthusiastic professor had a melancholy expression on her face.            She stood in front ...

The pros and cons of Black Friday

By Alexus Bomar, staff reporter

November 8, 2015

The day after Thanksgiving, known as Black Friday, is the day shoppers look forward to because all of the sales available. Many, if not all, stores open up bright and early at 5 or 6 a.m. for shoppers to take advantage of the s...

Internships− don’t give away your labor

By Editors

October 22, 2013

Many companies in the Oakland-Macomb area take on interns and help them hone their skills while paying them a modest stipend for their efforts.Internships can be a great way to get references, hands-on training and that coveted ...

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