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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. 

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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.

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Monday 09/12/2016
LGBTQ student org plans new on-campus initiatives
Updated: September 17, 2016 - 1:40 pm

Wayne State’s GLBTA is now JIGSAW. The newly-renamed organization plans to move forward with new intersectionality, gender, and sexuality focused campus initiatives.

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Thursday 09/01/2016
UROP calls on students to make discoveries
Updated: September 09, 2016 - 6:54 pm

WSU’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program is a go-to resource for students looking to delve deeper into their interests and make substantial contributions to their field.

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Saturday 07/09/2016
A recipe for cricket cupcakes
Updated: July 09, 2016 - 11:30 am

WSU anthropology student Kaitlin Carter is a budding cupcake connoisseur with an interest in entomophagy, the practice of eating insects.

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Sunday 06/12/2016
A prescription for success from WSU’s youngest new M.D.
Updated: June 12, 2016 - 7:23 pm

While most college students her age are finishing undergraduate studies, at 21, Ola Hadaya marched across the Fox Theatre’s stage on May 16 as the youngest new physician to receive an M.D. from WSU’s School of Medicine.

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Wednesday 01/27/2016
Humans behind Humans of Wayne State University
Updated: January 27, 2016 - 4:55 pm

Launching in the winter of 2015, Humans of Wayne State University, inspired by Humans of New York, was created as a way to capture students’ thoughts and personalities.

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Monday 08/03/2015
WSU Alumni Award recipient realizes her aspirations, launches public relations agency
Posted: August 03, 2015

Shortly before the 12th Annual Public Relations Alumni and Student Recognition Luncheon, award recipient and WSU alumna Jocelyn Allen stepped down from her high-profile job at General Motors to pursue other dreams. Knowing what an honor it was to receive the award, Allen was unsure that Wayne State still wanted to award her.

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Monday 03/23/2015
GO-GIRL boosts confidence in young engineers, scientists
Posted: March 23, 2015

GO-GIRL commenced its 14th winter program early this year, bringing confidence to girls in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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Tuesday 03/03/2015
WSU student brings dance to public space in Detroit
Posted: March 03, 2015

Detroit has not only become a place for new and innovative businesses, but also a place for artistic individuals to come alive. Through many diverse art showcases and performances around the city, Wayne State anthropology student and self-proclaimed “radical ballerina” Maya Stovall, is capturing ethnographic encounters of everyday people through dance performances within Detroit’s public spaces.

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Tuesday 02/17/2015
Students say roommates fall under these three stereotypes
Posted: February 17, 2015

College roommates: can’t live with them, can’t live without them.

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Monday 12/29/2014
Art Road brings art back to the classroom with WSU students' help
Updated: September 21, 2015 - 3:52 pm

The non-profit organization Art Road began its journey 10 years ago to bring art education back to public schools that don’t have enough funding.

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Friday 11/14/2014
WSU Google Glass app aims to make campus navigation easier
Updated: January 03, 2015 - 8:38 pm

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was edited for corrections on December 24. The South End apologizes for fact errors made in this story. The original version was published in our Business and Technology special edition as well and that story still has factual errors. 

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Thursday 10/16/2014
Phi Beta Sigma turns 100
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 2:36 pm

This year Phi Beta Sigma reaches their 100th year, making them another Divine Nine organization to reach their centennial anniversary.

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Wednesday 10/15/2014
WSU student raises awareness of LGBT, HIV issues in African American community through KICK
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 2:43 pm

As the executive director of LGBTQ African American agency KICK, Wayne State student and art major Curtis Lipscomb is looking to fight discrimination and stigmatization in the city.

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Friday 10/03/2014
TEDx Detroit highlights the positive, defies city's stereotypes
Updated: October 05, 2014 - 12:26 pm

Doctors, inventors, entrepreneurs, dancers, singers, 12-year-olds and others came to the Detroit Opera House for TEDxDetroit Sept. 30. 

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Monday 09/01/2014
Greek Life, the brothers and sisters on campus
Posted: September 01, 2014

Inexperienced people may think sororities and fraternities are groups of rude people who get together to party all the time.  Even though those apart of Wayne State Greek life like to have fun, there is much more to it than what movies portray it as according to President of the Kappa Delta sorority Christina Winkler. 

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Tuesday 08/05/2014
Tau Beta Pi honors Ph.D. student’s humanitarian endeavors
Updated: June 28, 2015 - 9:20 pm

Wayne State biomedical engineering doctoral candidate Tonya Whitehead's hard work is being noticed by Tau Beta Pi, a national engineering honor society, this October.

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Monday 07/21/2014
WDET's Craig Fahle leaving radio for post at Detroit Land Bank
Updated: July 21, 2014 - 9:19 pm

Craig Fahle is leaving WDET, Wayne State’s National Public Radio affiliate, to become the Director of Public Works for the Detroit Land Bank Authority.

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Friday 07/18/2014
Wayne State loses Warrior, giver
Updated: July 20, 2014 - 10:05 pm

While on her way to pick up her mother, Wayne State senior Diamond Scott was killed by a suspected erratic driver early Monday morning.

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Thursday 03/20/2014
Students pitch in to help bring healthcare to the homeless
Updated: May 07, 2014 - 1:59 pm

Every Tuesday morning, several Wayne State medical students gather medical supplies and board a bus heading to a Detroit soup kitchen.

Their mission? To help the homeless.

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Wednesday 03/12/2014
Yogis gather for record-setting session at Ford Field
Updated: May 07, 2014 - 1:59 pm

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Friday 03/07/2014
WSU parking director strives for efficiency, affordability
Updated: April 23, 2014 - 12:44 am

The conundrum of fitting nearly 28,000 students into 13,500 parking spaces on the campus of Wayne State falls on the shoulders of Jon Frederick, who is the director of Parking and Transportation Services at WSU.

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Tuesday 03/04/2014
Student athletes risk all on field — except scholarships
Posted: March 04, 2014

The dream of high school student-athletes is to take their game to the next level and play their particular sport in college, but for 98 percent of those athletes, that dream ends with their graduation from high school.

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Tuesday 02/25/2014
Wrench weighs in on severe winter, increased costs
Updated: April 22, 2014 - 10:27 pm

“You want a forecast about the weather?...I’ll give you a winter prediction. It’s going to be cold. It’s going to be gray. And it’s going to last you for the rest of your life.”

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Monday 02/10/2014
Detroit Derby gets mean
Posted: February 10, 2014

Roller derby in a nutshell: women skating around a rink, and...

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Sunday 02/09/2014
Research Corridor presidents stand up to Congress
Updated: April 23, 2014 - 12:06 am

On the brink of Congress’ imminent new batch of sequestration cuts that would slash federal research funding to universities throughout the country, the presidents of Michigan’s three major research universities, which are collectively known as the University Research Corridor, decided to publicize their apprehensions about the forthcoming legislation.

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Wednesday 01/08/2014
Old school video games alive and bleeping
Updated: April 23, 2014 - 12:21 am

It’s the 8-bit generation of video games – the pixilated graphics, the retro bleep sounds, the game cartridges that wouldn’t work without blowing on them beforehand. Apparently, there’s an entire community in Detroit that is dedicated to the artistic aesthetics of this disenfranchised culture. They call themselves Piko Piko Detroit, and they create music and art inspired by the 8-bit technology of vintage video games.

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Wednesday 08/28/2013
"You just need one person to care"
Updated: May 07, 2014 - 1:59 pm

Fifty-nine-year-old Bernard Arnold faces the camera in a winter cap and jacket, his eyes tired.

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Friday 08/09/2013
Charlie LeDuff talks Detroit
Posted: August 09, 2013

Charlie LeDuff is a walking, talking enigma.

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Thursday 07/18/2013
Carlisle shines new light on Detroit
Updated: July 18, 2013 - 6:09 pm

The outside world may see Detroit as a falling city, but one journalist has managed to capture the heart, life and culture that remain.

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Tuesday 07/02/2013
Rock 'n' roll pie guy
Updated: July 02, 2013 - 1:17 pm

Rodney Henry is not your typical addict:. he’s addicted to pies. If pie was a drug, he would be all hopped up on it. But it might be pie that Henry is high on; he’s just all over the place, his personality abundant.

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Wednesday 04/10/2013
Dan Austin: uncovering what was once lost and forgotten
Updated: June 28, 2013 - 9:05 pm

Dan Austin, author of the books “Lost Detroit” and “Forgotten Landmarks of Detroit” and the webmaster of, pushes audiences to rethink their interpretations of abandoned buildings.

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Sunday 04/07/2013
Person of the Week
Posted: April 07, 2013

Shawn Blanchard is a second-year student at Wayne State’s Law School. A Detroit native, Blanchard recently returned to the area after five years teaching math at Holcombe L. Rucker School of Community Research in New York. While there, he helped found Men of Majesty, “an organization dedicated to mentoring at-risk young men at Rucker,” according to a WSU press release.

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Monday 08/02/2010
Comedian Todd Barry coming to Majestic Cafe
Updated: April 05, 2013 - 11:08 am

New York-based comedian "Todd Barry":, known for his sarcastic wit and deadpan delivery, will perform 8 p.m. August 9 at the "Majestic Café": in Detroit.

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Thursday 07/29/2010
Mark Ellis, the man behind the scenes of sports cinema
Updated: April 05, 2013 - 11:07 am

Hollywood is back in Michigan and this time it’s offering opportunities to those who have athletic talent.

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Wednesday 05/19/2010
Walt Dohrn discusses new 'Shrek' movie
Updated: April 05, 2013 - 11:01 am

“Shrek Forever After,” the fourth and final movie in the “Shrek” series will be released May 21. Walt Dohrn, former writer of “Spongebob Squarepants” and “Dexter’s Laboratory” and the voice of Rumpelstiltskin in the upcoming movie, recently spoke to the college media.

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Sunday 05/09/2010
An interview with Sam Rockwell of 'Iron Man 2'
Updated: April 05, 2013 - 10:58 am

The super-powered hero Iron Man made his return May 7 with the opening of “Iron Man 2.” Actor Robert Downy Jr. reprises his role of Tony Stark, billionaire playboy turned superhero, when he invents an advanced robot suit known as Iron Man.

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Thursday 05/06/2010
A few minutes with Jackson Rathbone
Updated: April 05, 2013 - 10:57 am

The popular Nickelodeon cartoon “Avatar: The Last Airbender” has a live-action counterpart coming out this summer.

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Wednesday 04/28/2010
An interview with recording artist John Blu
Updated: April 05, 2013 - 10:51 am

Hailing from the streets of Chicago, quadruple-threat recording artist John Blu will be a new face on the scene this season.

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Monday 04/26/2010
5 UM architecture professors renovate and redesign house in Detroit
Updated: April 05, 2013 - 11:08 am

In a city where most people see blight, others see opportunity. The vacant houses in Detroit have created an opportunity for five young University of Michigan architecture professors to work on a full-scale project early in their careers.

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Wednesday 04/21/2010
Inside the International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit
Updated: April 05, 2013 - 10:50 am

For over 91 years the International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit has been working with new immigrants to solidify their stay in Detroit and the United States.

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