After Thwarted Kidnapping Plans, Whitmer Calls for Unity

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addressed the State of Michigan after a plan to kidnap her and other Michigan government officials was thwarted by state and federal law enforcement agencies. She started by saying thank you to law enforcement and FBI agents who participated in stopping this [...]


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Moving the Music Forward

Photo courtesy of Jeffrey McMahan Where are we going? "It's a constant question now for all of us, right?" said Brooklyn-based DJ and producer Maya Bouldry-Morrison (professionally known as Octo Octa) while sitting in [...]

By |2017-05-25T09:00:00-04:00May 25th, 2017|Entertainment|

In So Mandy Words

Across 1 Scottish head covers 5 "The Wizard of Oz" dropout Buddy 10 BenGay target 14 Sinead O'Connor's country 15 Frida known for self-portraits 16 Fruit ___ (gay district) 17 Plot unit 18 Big name [...]

By |2017-05-25T09:00:00-04:00May 25th, 2017|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Celebrate Author Stephanie Heit

Stephanie Heit is a poet, dancer, and teacher of somatic writing, contemplative dance practice, and kundalini yoga. She lives with bipolar disorder and is a member of the Olimpias, an international disability-performance collective. She lives [...]

By |2017-05-25T09:00:00-04:00May 25th, 2017|Ann Arbor, Neighborhoods|


BY GWENDOLYN ANN SMITH While you traverse your favorite social media site, you come across a post with an attached video. The clip shows a ten-year-old boy, as he expertly applies a face full of [...]

By |2017-05-25T09:00:00-04:00May 25th, 2017|Opinions, Viewpoints|

Don’t Cry Alone. There is Help.

BY TONYA Y. GRIFFITH, LMSW The LGBTQ community is still fairly silent when it comes to having conversations about mental health. As a trauma-focused therapist based in Harper Woods, I work closely with LGBTQ people [...]

By |2017-05-25T09:00:00-04:00May 25th, 2017|Opinions, Viewpoints|