The South End: Features

Logout|My Dashboard


rss feed

Recent Headlines

Thursday 12/07/2017
WSU makes progress on construction projects
Updated: December 07, 2017 - 2:54 pm

A look at Wayne State University's most recent renovation and construction projects. 

Comments (1)
Wednesday 12/06/2017
WSU maintains low crime rates
Updated: December 06, 2017 - 10:56 am

Some people assume that since WSU is so close to Downtown Detroit that it must be unsafe and that crime rates are extremely high. However, compared to other university campuses, crimes rates are exceptionally low.

Comments (0)
Wednesday 11/15/2017
Peer Assisted Learning at the Undergraduate Library
Posted: November 15, 2017

Students learn from other students at Wayne State’s new program.

Comments (0)
Tuesday 11/14/2017
Coding: a skill for the masses
Posted: November 14, 2017

Some experts believe coding could be the next middle-class manufacturing job, but it's at the very least a necessary skill moving forward.

Comments (3)
Tuesday 10/24/2017
Haunted Chats back for another year
Posted: October 24, 2017

The annual Halloween event at the residence hall has been growing steadily since its inception.

Comments (2)
Monday 10/23/2017
Placing WSU statues in historical context
Updated: November 02, 2017 - 11:26 am

Some Wayne State students question the various statues around campus because of a lack of historical context

Comments (0)
Tuesday 10/17/2017
Talk like a pirate day celebrated at WSU
Updated: October 17, 2017 - 9:51 am

Wayne State libraries celebrated pirate lore and stories throughout the month of September.

Comments (1)
Friday 09/29/2017
MoGo or NoGo? Bike rental service arrives in Detroit
Updated: October 17, 2017 - 4:05 pm

Bike sharing has arrived in Detroit, to mixed reviews from users.

Comments (2)
Wednesday 07/19/2017
Undecided students find their paths through university resources
Posted: July 19, 2017

While uncertainty can be a common trait among college students, the advising staff at Wayne State understands the struggle and offers help to undecided students or students seeking to change their major.

Comments (2)
Tuesday 07/18/2017
Getting involved: New student organization spotlight
Posted: July 18, 2017

Looking forward 50 years, we highlight the newest of student organizations that hope to make their mark on campus.

Comments (1)
Monday 07/17/2017
Where we worship
Posted: July 17, 2017

Wayne State offers numerous places on campus for students to worship, working to uphold its mission statement of preparing a diverse student body to thrive.

Comments (1)
Friday 07/14/2017
Wayne State strives to enhance experience of international students
Updated: July 17, 2017 - 8:46 am

With approximately 3,000 international students on campus, Wayne State is focusing on not only their education, but their experience at the university.

Comments (3)
Thursday 07/13/2017
SDS provides students with disability accommodations
Updated: July 17, 2017 - 8:46 am

Wayne State’s Student Disability Services can help students with disabilities, from test-taking anxiety to physical restrictions.

Comments (2)
Friday 06/02/2017
Students balance life as parents
Updated: June 03, 2017 - 12:03 pm

Full-time students balance responsibilities in college, especially those who are also full-time parents.

Comments (1)
Thursday 05/18/2017
Bamboo Detroit is helping creatives grow
Posted: May 18, 2017

Co-founder of Bamboo Detroit, Amanda Lewan, was just named one of Crain's Detroit business's 20 under 20.

Comments (0)
Wednesday 04/26/2017
Wayne State students and alumni explore nonprofit sector
Posted: April 26, 2017

Current and former Warriors speak about the benefits and rewards of being involved with nonprofit organizations.

Comments (1)
Tuesday 04/25/2017
Wayne State encourages going green in residential areas
Updated: April 25, 2017 - 2:27 pm

WSU’s student involvement has prompted a new look at the university’s recycling process.

Comments (0)
Warriors race to the finish line
Updated: April 25, 2017 - 11:07 am

Wayne State’s student Formula One team throws the group into gear for the biennial race.

Comments (0)
Tuesday 04/18/2017
Student military veterans find support at OMVAE
Updated: April 20, 2017 - 2:12 pm

WSU has invested in veteran’s affairs to create a wholesome and welcoming campus to those who have served.

Comments (0)
Wednesday 04/05/2017
Enrollment decline limiting language programs’ impact
Updated: April 05, 2017 - 11:22 am

Combining language degrees with other fields of study are widely supported in many industries, yet WSU has seen a stark decrease in enrollment.

Comments (1)
Monday 04/03/2017
Little libraries popping up in midtown increase donation and literacy
Updated: April 20, 2017 - 2:12 pm

Local nonprofits like Little Free Libraries have been working to increase literacy and promote a positive image in Detroit, especially midtown.

Comments (0)
Friday 03/31/2017
Warriors travel to March for Science in Washington
Updated: March 31, 2017 - 3:46 pm

Wayne State engineering students and professors are planning to make their mark in Washington D.C. to preach science, not silence. 

Comments (0)
SDS talks accessibility on campus
Posted: March 31, 2017

Wayne State promotes an accommodating campus for students with disabilities.

Comments (0)
Medical organizations to host annual 'DEW What You SAY 5k'
Updated: April 03, 2017 - 10:23 am

Medical students are hosting their annual 5k to raise funds for patients struggling with certain diseases.

Comments (0)
Wednesday 03/29/2017
Playground Detroit to launch artist space in Eastern Market
Updated: March 29, 2017 - 6:26 pm

Paulina Petkoski and Samantha Schefman used Kickstarter and the Motor City Match program to start a hybrid gallery, event and consulting space for artists.

Comments (0)
Thursday 03/23/2017
The W food pantry cans college hunger
Posted: March 23, 2017

WSU is promoting academic success and college enjoyment by opening a food pantry for its students this spring.

Comments (1)
Tuesday 03/21/2017
Students for Orphan Relief assist Detroit’s kids
Posted: March 21, 2017

Once SOR accomplished their goal of funding a water well in Africa, they decided to center their focus on Detroit.

Comments (2)
Friday 03/10/2017
Detroit Biodiversity Network, SEED Wayne collaborate on greenhouses
Updated: March 10, 2017 - 12:08 pm

A new student organization, Detroit Biodiversity Network, hopes to put the science hall’s greenhouses to good use.

Comments (0)
Tuesday 03/07/2017
6 events for Day Without Women and International Women's Day
Updated: March 07, 2017 - 8:00 pm

Strike or sip tea, attend a lunch or check out art. Whatever you do, just wear red to show solidarity. 

Comments (0)
Monday 03/06/2017
Cricket club crowdfunder reaches $1,000 for national competitions
Updated: March 06, 2017 - 10:38 am

Wayne State's cricket club is currently crowdfunding until March 10 to pay expenses for national tournaments. 

Comments (0)
Sunday 03/05/2017
Refugee finds asylum at Detroit Freedom House
Updated: March 05, 2017 - 10:30 pm

Paul found a home and a family at Detroit’s Freedom House but their federal grant is expiring in March, forcing him and the nonprofit organization to shut its doors on new residents.

Comments (3)
Friday 03/03/2017
Have you heard Wayne Ki Awaaz?
Updated: March 03, 2017 - 11:40 am

Eastern culture meets western rhythm with Wayne State’s first ever South Asian a cappella team.

Comments (0)
Thursday 03/02/2017
Wayne State transforms Detroit schools through Adopt-A-Classroom
Updated: March 03, 2017 - 11:39 am

Wayne State's Adopt-A-Classroom program redirected its services by providing resources to beautify DPS schools and communities. 

Comments (0)
Monday 02/20/2017
Wayne State LYM crew hopes to gain credits to help cancer patients
Posted: February 20, 2017

Wayne State's Love Your Melon crew has grown on campus and is already planning to make a big impact in one little boy’s life.

Comments (0)
Friday 02/17/2017
Wayne State fairy tales course a silent success
Updated: February 17, 2017 - 1:42 pm

WSU’s prestige in fairy tale studies reaches far and wide as the university attempts to solidify a degree program.

Comments (0)
Thursday 02/09/2017
WSU environmental club gets the green light
Updated: February 09, 2017 - 12:10 pm

WSU students have come together to discuss, organize and educate on behalf of environmental topics, because they believe it is more important than ever.


Comments (0)
Wednesday 02/08/2017
WSU Planetarium showcases our solar system
Updated: February 08, 2017 - 3:08 pm

Travel through our solar system at the planetarium with Jupiter Jake. 

Comments (0)
Sanctuary campus designation stirs WSU
Updated: February 08, 2017 - 11:34 am

A recent petition to make WSU a sanctuary campus has mobilized many students and has elicited a response from the president’s office.

Comments (0)
Tuesday 02/07/2017
WSU defends six year title in Gift of Life challenge
Updated: February 08, 2017 - 8:23 am

WSU’s Alpha Gamma Delta dedicates this year's Gift of Life Challenge in the memory of Sgt. Collin Rose.


Comments (0)
Thursday 02/02/2017
Duo Push authentication becomes necessary for WSU employees
Posted: February 02, 2017

A new smartphone application will send a code every time a student/employee accesses Wayne State online systems.

Comments (0)
Monday 12/19/2016
NASO achieves smudging initiative gains
Updated: January 09, 2017 - 3:41 pm

After meeting with both Student Center Operations and Office of Risk Management representatives, NASO members and advocates gained approval to conduct ceremonial smudging rituals indoors in approved spaces.

Comments (0)
Wednesday 12/07/2016
MHRFC offers Fitness Dance Party before finals
Updated: December 08, 2016 - 10:22 am

When stress gets you down, try dancing around. WSU students have the option to shake the stress off by using dance as an outlet to remain focused and calm. 

Comments (0)
Cigarette-linked trashcan fire raises questions on ‘smoke free’ campus
Updated: January 12, 2017 - 1:17 pm

WSU may have adopted a smoke free initiative, but individuals shirking the rules and causing trashcan fires make students question whether or not these rules are actually effective.  

Comments (0)
Tuesday 12/06/2016
Digging up Detroit
Updated: December 06, 2016 - 3:04 pm

Wayne State Professor Dr. Krysta Ryzewski has put together a group of graduate students to partake in the "Unearthing Project," with the hope that they will play a role in rediscovering Detroit.

Comments (0)
Monday 12/05/2016
Diagnosing CAPS
Updated: January 09, 2017 - 11:03 am

Data shows an increasing demand for mental health services on college campuses. However, Wayne State’s CAPS has been struggling with a lack of funding and resources.

Comments (1)
Thursday 12/01/2016
ADP students conduct field research in Ghana
Posted: December 01, 2016

WSU students participating in the fall African Democracy Project spent two weeks conducting multidisciplinary research projects in Accra, Ghana.

Comments (0)
Tuesday 11/29/2016
Donors surpass original GoFundMe goal for WSUPD Officer Collin Rose
Updated: November 29, 2016 - 2:14 pm

In a five days, over $62,000 raised by 1,065 donors. Reactions to the GoFundMe and the student who started it. 

Comments (1)
Monday 11/28/2016
RTA Proposal failed narrowly, WSU chimes in
Posted: November 28, 2016

The latest effort to equip Metro Detroit with a regional public transportation system failed, here’s a breakdown of the numbers and a look into the factors that affected this outcome. 

Comments (0)
Saturday 11/26/2016
Meet the new director of financial aid
Updated: November 26, 2016 - 3:27 pm

Catherine Kay, newly-named director of financial aid, shares her vision for the future of her department as well as some advice on how to navigate the cost of college.

Comments (0)

Online poll

Do you utilize the safe walks?

Wayne State Police Department offers free police escort to your destination. Feel free to call the WSU dispatch.

Total Votes: 301


Follow us on Twitter

Follow us on Facebook