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Friday 12/01/2017
Student causes fire in DeRoy Apartments
Updated: December 01, 2017 - 6:27 am

At around 3 a.m. a student sparked up a stovetop fire while frying potatoes.


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Thursday 11/30/2017
Gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer hosts town hall
Updated: November 30, 2017 - 10:49 am

Former Senator Whitmer discussed her platform and how she plans on handling issues Michigan is currently facing.

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Wednesday 11/22/2017
Student arrested after making bomb threat
Updated: November 23, 2017 - 7:31 am

On Nov. 21, students were alerted to a bomb threat to General Lectures. The student responsible is now in police custody.

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Tuesday 11/21/2017
STEAM rewards students with grants to enhance equity in Detroit
Updated: November 27, 2017 - 8:58 am

Wayne State gave grants on Nov. 19 to help three teams of students

implement their projects to better the lives of Detroit residents. First place team, RUFA, seeks to improve the productivity of Detroit urban farming and make healthy foods more accessible.

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Saturday 11/18/2017
Volunteer opportunities for WSU students
Posted: November 18, 2017

Spend the holiday season giving back to the community at these local spots.

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Sunday 11/12/2017
BOG approves new general education requirements
Updated: November 13, 2017 - 10:50 am

This is the first time the general education requirements are changing in 31 years. The new requirements are 11 credits less and will be in effect fall 2018.

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Wednesday 11/08/2017
Students for Justice in Palestine hosts civil rights lawyer to discuss Israel-Palestine conflict
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 6:26 pm

SJP kicked off their “A World Without Walls” week with a discussion on the apartheid wall featuring guest speaker and civil rights lawyer, Huwaida Arraf.

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Tuesday 11/07/2017
“The Middle East is in the midst of a cold war,” says WSU professor
Posted: November 07, 2017

Dr. Frederic Pearson gave a lecture on the parallels between past revolution and the Syrian Uprising.

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Saturday 11/04/2017
WSU student reports sexual assault in residential hall
Updated: November 04, 2017 - 10:46 am

On Nov. 3 at approximately 7:30 p.m., an 18-year-old female student reported she was the victim of a rape while inside her on-campus residential hall.

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Wednesday 11/01/2017
Get to know your 2017 Detroit Municipal Election candidates
Updated: November 01, 2017 - 11:07 am

As the election draws near, get to know who will be on your ballot and make an educated vote.

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Monday 10/30/2017
Provost Whitfield hosts town hall on new budget model
Updated: October 30, 2017 - 11:46 am

Provost Keith Whitfield and Chief Financial Officer William Decatur spoke about the current budget model and how the new model will improve the quality of students’ college experience.

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Friday 10/27/2017
John Corvino selected as dean of the Honors College
Updated: November 01, 2017 - 10:04 am

Provost Whitfield announced Dr. John Corvino as the new dean of the Irvine D. Reid Honors College, his term begins July 2018. 

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Thursday 10/26/2017
Journalists address social responsibility in the era of Trump
Updated: November 01, 2017 - 10:04 am

Renowned journalists came together to discuss the wake-up call Trump’s presidency gave them for the Forum on Contemporary Issues in Society’s lecture, “What in the World is Going On?”

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Abdul El-Sayed stops at WSU on college tour
Updated: November 01, 2017 - 10:05 am

Candidate for Michigan governor Abdul El-Sayed stopped by the Purdy-Kresge Library as part of his college tour to educate students on issues facing the state and how he hopes to solve them if elected. 

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Saturday 10/21/2017
CitizenDetroit Dialogue provides opportunity for conversation
Updated: November 01, 2017 - 10:05 am

People on opposing sides of the immigration debate were brought together for an open discussion.

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Saturday 10/14/2017
iDream Detroit addresses absence of women of color
Updated: November 01, 2017 - 10:05 am

The panel discussion featured local community organizers and businesswomen who spoke about the involvement of women of color in the revitalization of the city. 

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Tuesday 10/10/2017
Pro-life campaign stops at Gullen Mall
Updated: October 11, 2017 - 3:05 pm

Ohio-based group Created Equal brought graphic signage depicting embryos and fetuses to campus on Oct. 9. 

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Sunday 10/08/2017
University Pharmacy faces uncertain future on campus
Updated: November 01, 2017 - 10:05 am

University Pharmacy owner Maria Young said she signed a contract that would have her out by August 2018.

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Saturday 10/07/2017
President Wilson gives personal annual bonus to student scholarship
Updated: November 01, 2017 - 10:05 am

$25,000 will be directed toward scholarships for incoming freshmen in the Wayne Med-Direct program. 

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Mayoral, city council candidates discuss environmental justice
Updated: November 01, 2017 - 10:05 am

Six city candidates came together in an event dedicated to the future of Detroit’s environmental issues in an ever-changing climate. 

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Friday 10/06/2017
English professor addresses impact of STEM on humanities
Updated: November 01, 2017 - 10:06 am

English professor Kenneth Jackson explained the recent marketing techniques the STEM fields utilize and the impact this has on the future of the arts and humanities.

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Saturday 09/30/2017
Student alarmed by alt-right flier found near campus
Updated: November 01, 2017 - 10:06 am

A WSU student found the flier stating "Make America white again." on a late night errand to Domino’s Pizza.

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Friday 09/29/2017
Students raise hands against violence
Updated: November 01, 2017 - 10:06 am

The President’s Commission on the Status of Women kicked off their Pledge Project on Sept. 28 in Gullen Mall.

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Wednesday 09/27/2017
Panel discussion addresses the cooperation needed to end racism
Posted: September 27, 2017

Panelists discussed the role of white people in ending racial discrimination and how they can be beneficial allies to people of color

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Tuesday 09/26/2017
Motor City Freedom Riders raise money for mass transit
Posted: September 26, 2017

The group hosted a bowling night at the Garden Bowl to raise funds to support their efforts to put transit back on the ballot in 2018.

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Saturday 09/23/2017
Panel discusses the media's influence on international culture and politics
Updated: September 29, 2017 - 8:15 am

The Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival, the Wayne State Global Studies Program and the Irvin D. Reid Honors College collaborated on a fundraising event Sept. 21 to raise money for students to study abroad.

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Friday 09/22/2017
OISS hosts annual Global Festival, Study Abroad Fair
Updated: September 22, 2017 - 1:28 pm

WSU students trotted the globe at the 2017 Study Abroad Fair and Global Festival which featured food and art from Albania, Sri Lanka and other countries.

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Wednesday 09/20/2017
Campus Health Centers kicks off flu shot campaign
Updated: September 22, 2017 - 1:42 pm

The Campus Health Center, with the launch of their new flu shot campaign, aims to win the Michigan University Flu Shot Challenge for the fourth consecutive year and win the newly launching National University Flu Vaccination Challenge.

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Tuesday 09/19/2017
Former Mexican president comes to WSU
Posted: September 19, 2017

Former world leader and Mexican President Vicente Fox, spoke on DACA, immigration, President Trump and other issues.

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Monday 09/18/2017
Students relocated as the Thompson Home remains unfinished
Updated: October 27, 2017 - 1:21 pm

As Wayne State students enter the third week of the fall semester, one group has yet to get settled in terms of residential living. 

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Saturday 09/16/2017
Free Press reporter discusses development in Detroit
Updated: September 22, 2017 - 2:24 pm

Detroit Free Press Business Reporter John Gallagher came to Wayne State to speak about new improvements in midtown and beyond. 

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New SIS dean stages meet and greet
Updated: September 22, 2017 - 2:24 pm

Newly-hired Dean Jon Cawthorne met students in the UGL and discussed his upcoming plans for the library.

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UConn professor delivers 20th annual Riklin Memorial Lecture
Updated: September 19, 2017 - 8:58 am

Author and American philosopher, Lewis R. Gordon, delivered a lecture on combating racial issues in a constructive manner

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Thursday 09/14/2017
Fonda and Tomlin visit WSU to advocate for workers’ rights
Updated: September 18, 2017 - 8:29 am

Actresses Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin talk economic inequality with Saru Jayaraman in a meeting held in General Lectures.

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Wednesday 09/13/2017
President Wilson delivers 2017 University Address
Updated: September 13, 2017 - 4:18 pm

The president reflected on the progress the university has made in previous years and the goals he hopes to achieve in upcoming years.

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Monday 09/11/2017
UGL celebrates 20 years
Updated: September 11, 2017 - 12:57 pm

Library visitors will be able to enjoy a number of events and programming set up to commemorate the twenty-year anniversary of the UGL.

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Saturday 09/09/2017
School of Social Work, CAPS raise awareness for suicide prevention
Updated: September 09, 2017 - 10:50 am

In honor of World Suicide Prevention Day, CAPS and the School of Social Work teamed up to help students remember their loved ones affected by suicide. 

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New general education proposal presented to Student Senate
Updated: September 09, 2017 - 10:38 am

The new proposal includes the reappearance of a math requirement, new group requirements and the introduction of Wayne Experience.

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Wednesday 09/06/2017
BAMN stages emergency rally to defend DACA
Updated: September 09, 2017 - 10:52 am

On Sept. 5, the Wayne State chapter of the student-activist organization Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality by Any Means Necessary gathered to inform students about their planned protest rally.

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Thursday 08/10/2017
WSU to close Oakland Center
Updated: September 09, 2017 - 10:51 am

Wayne State's Oakland Center will permanently close after fall 2018.

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Thursday 08/03/2017
Murder charges issued in shooting of WSU Police Sgt. Collin Rose
Updated: September 09, 2017 - 10:51 am

Raymond Durham, 61, has been charged for the murder of Wayne State Police Sgt. Collin Rose, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said during a press conference on Aug. 3.

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Sunday 07/30/2017
WSU receives grant for suicide prevention
Updated: September 09, 2017 - 10:51 am

The three-year grant will be used to combat campus suicide and aid students who are military veterans and from marginalized communities. 

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Panel discusses Detroit’s mass water shutoffs as public health crisis
Updated: September 09, 2017 - 10:52 am

The Detroit Equity Action Lab held a discussion and declared Detroit water shutoffs a public health crisis. 

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Wednesday 07/26/2017
Author and professor discusses origins of 1967 rebellions
Updated: July 28, 2017 - 9:57 am

Dr. Thomas Sugrue, author and professor at New York University, came to WSU to speak about the origins of the 1967 rebellions.

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Monday 07/10/2017
Provost Office works to implement technology to help students succeed
Updated: July 30, 2017 - 10:47 am

The Office of the Provost is working on ways to transform student success using the new AdvisingWorks website and Guide mobile app.

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Saturday 06/24/2017
BOG approves 3.75 percent tuition increase
Updated: July 17, 2017 - 8:44 am

A BOG member said the raise in tuition comes in response to the lack of state support, funding for Wayne State has not increased since 2011. 

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Tuesday 06/06/2017
WSU falls victim to Viagra ad scam
Updated: July 17, 2017 - 8:44 am

Editor's note: this story will be updated regularly as the university releases more information on the topic. 

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Monday 05/29/2017
WSU opens Detroit's first mineral museum
Updated: July 17, 2017 - 8:44 am

Wayne State’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences opens Detroit’s first official Museum of Geology and Minerals to students of all majors and interests.

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Friday 05/12/2017
Student Senate welcomes new executive board members
Updated: July 17, 2017 - 8:44 am

Nourhan Hamadi will serve as president and Dalia Ibrahim will serve as vice president of Student Senate for the 2017-2018 academic year.

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