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Why we need to protect the culture of Syria

Why we need to protect the culture of Syria

John Ballouz, News Editor

May 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Palmyra, an impressive ancient city northeast of Damascus, Syria, first documented in the second millennium B.C. and standing through the peak of the Roman empire in the third century A.D., several different empires, speaking several different languages, with several different ethnic groups and religions,...

Santa is a Tradition That Must Be Maintained

Santa is a Tradition That Must Be Maintained

Hira Ali, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

With a pinch of excitement, and a dash of magic, Santa is here to spread happiness among kids. If you could teach kids good values, then why not? Believing in Santa gives you the opportunity to groom your kid into a well behaved adult. Santa is thought to give presents to all the kids who have been...

How did we get here?

Julia Eisenshtadt, Managing Editor

May 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Eyes on the road, but my mind in a different place, I pull into the driveway of my house and think to myself “how did I get here?”. How could I have possibly arrived home in one piece? It was as if one moment I was getting in my car to leave and the next minute I was home. While my foot pressed...

Working in Groups

Working in Groups

Hira Ali, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Working in a group? Let's not. As soon as I hear the word "project," I pray to God, with every fiber in my being, that the word “group” is not associated with this project. The awkwardness of working in a group is unavoidable (trust me, I’ve tried). I am all for new friendships, but I don’t...

La Bella Vita

La Bella Vita

Giancarlo Tucci, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

I am not the same person. After wedging and packing my life into three bags, I left for ten months in Verona, Italy and it changed me. Despite my Italian descent, I didn’t speak a word of the language. Not one word. Niente Even though I was raised to appreciate other cultures my...

Who’s laughing now?

Who’s laughing now?

Julia Eisenshtadt, Managing Editor

May 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

These days, avoiding a political conversation is nearly impossible, especially on Saturday nights. For over forty years, Saturday Night Live has sketched its way through politics and the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States is no different. The cultural significance of SNL is pro...

Something That You Will Take With You

Something That You Will Take With You

Jake Weitzman, Managing Editor

May 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

For the spring play, the Broken Leg Theatre Company chose the play “You Can’t Take it with You.” The two hour production was indeed a comedy, complete with jokes, silliness, and chaos. The play is about two people, Alice and Tony, who fall in love and are trying to get their two very different...

New Electronic Music Hits The Dance Floor

New Electronic Music Hits The Dance Floor

Hanna Halstead and Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

While she may not be widely popular, Adara, an up and coming new musician focusing on electronic dance music (EDM), has released an album called AfterGlow EP. When I was first introduced to her, I was surprised by the quality and ingenuity presented by her music, and I instantly fell in love. Though...

A Taste of Authentic Italy In Detroit

A Taste of Authentic Italy In Detroit

Carly Armstrong, Feature Editor

May 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Roma Café is a quaint restaurant in the heart of Midtown with an authentic Italian feel. Roma opened in 1890, making it Detroit’s oldest restaurant, and one that has continued to grow while being owned and operated by the same family for generations. Having just vacationed in Italy, I am a self-proclaimed...

A Fad Diet Or A New Way Of Life?

A Fad Diet Or A New Way Of Life?

Caitlin Finerty, Feature Editor

May 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

When my mom went on a specialized plan in January that included guidelines for meals, workouts, and even meditation, I was happy for her. But, knowing my mother, she would use this opportunity to drag me into her plan, which I was scared of trying and failing. So, starting after New Years, my mom began...

What The Hawkeye can learn from Minhaj’s Monologue

What The Hawkeye can learn from Minhaj’s Monologue

Anish Tamhaney, Editor In Chief

May 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In his monologue at the White House Correspondents Dinner, comedian Hasan Minhaj highlighted the importance of the First Amendment during times of blinding, polarized politics, a message that resonated with me on a distinctly personal level.   As a high school journalist I strive to accu...

Yummy Cupcakes is More Than Yummy

Yummy Cupcakes is More Than Yummy

Jillian Abbo, Staff Writer

May 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

If I could be one food item, it would be a cupcake. But not just any cupcake, a yummy cupcake from Yummy Cupcakes. Simply walking into yummy cupcakes provides a breath of fresh air. On that Wednesday afternoon, the cozy and cute ambience greets its customers with a smile on their faces. Reading int...