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Saturday 06/11/2016
CitizenDetroit event discusses plans for DPS
Updated: June 18, 2016 - 8:21 pm

CitizenDetroit, defined as a “civic engagement initiative of Wayne State University,” held a dinner and dialogue at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul to discuss the history and future of the Detroit Public School system on Wednesday, June 9.

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Tuesday 03/08/2016
Brief: Democratic presidential candidates talk strategy at Town Hall event
Updated: March 09, 2016 - 11:41 pm

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders participated in a Fox News Town Hall event at the Gem Theatre in Detroit on March 7.

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Friday 03/04/2016
GOP debate draws protesters outside Fox Theatre
Updated: March 07, 2016 - 8:46 pm

People from all across the country and state came to the Fox Theatre in Detroit to watch the GOP presidential primary debate on March 3 between candidates Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and John Kasich.

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Saturday 01/30/2016
Anti-Snyder protesters assemble at WSU board meeting
Updated: February 07, 2016 - 11:23 pm

Protesters filled Wayne State’s Board of Governors meeting on Jan. 29 to rally against the university’s decision to sponsor an upcoming event that will honor Gov. Rick Snyder.

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Thursday 12/10/2015
Protestors interrupt WDET's bankruptcy conversation
Updated: January 10, 2016 - 8:47 pm

Audience members had much to say to the featured speakers of WDET’s Bankruptcy: One Year Later event last night at Wayne State’s Community Arts Auditorium.

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Friday 11/20/2015
Student org to host conversation on the future of Michigan's mass transit
Updated: November 24, 2015 - 9:06 am

Students from all over southeastern Michigan are invited to Wayne State on Nov. 21 to begin a conversation about the future of regional mass transportation.

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Tuesday 06/16/2015
Wright Museum is alive and well, despite internet rumors
Updated: June 16, 2015 - 12:30 pm

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History is celebrating its 50th year, despite a social media-induced scare last month that implied the museum's future was uncertain.

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Friday 12/12/2014
$100K grant awarded to WSU for citizen democracy initiative
Posted: December 12, 2014

Wayne State received a $100,000 grant from The Kresge Foundation to support the CitizenDetroit, an outreach program of the Forum on Contemporary Issues in Society (FOCIS).

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Tuesday 12/02/2014
WSU students and staff walk Kermit through Thanksgiving Day Parade
Updated: December 02, 2014 - 10:17 am

For the second year in a row, Wayne State students and staff carried the Kermit the Frog balloon in the annual America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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Thursday 11/13/2014
D:Hive opens doors for WSU students
Posted: November 13, 2014

Located in Detroit’s Central Business District just off Woodward Avenue, D:hive hopes to connect people with information, tools and resources that are provided in the city.

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Monday 11/03/2014
WSU students get spooky and wild at Monster's Ball
Updated: November 03, 2014 - 3:11 pm

Wayne State students transformed into Captain America, zombies, cats and more at The Monster’s Ball Halloween Party held at The Fillmore Detroit on Oct. 30.

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Monday 10/13/2014
Michigan gubernatorial candidates square off on WSU campus
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 2:45 pm

Candidates for Michigan governor shared a stage for the first and last time during this campaign on Sunday, Oct. 12.

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Wednesday 10/08/2014
WSU student speaks on Detroit startup
Posted: October 08, 2014

Blackstone LaunchPad hosted a mixer last Friday, where students listened to Kyle Bartell, Wayne State student and co-founder of Sit On It Detroit.

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Friday 09/26/2014
Wayne State medical students tackle health with Detroit Lions
Updated: September 30, 2014 - 9:43 am

For the second year in a row, the Wayne State Medical School teamed up with the Detroit Lions to promote health, nutrition and exercise among Detroit Public School students.

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Tuesday 09/23/2014
Techonomy Detroit joins technology, economy
Updated: October 15, 2014 - 4:43 pm

Wayne State hosted Twitter founder Jack Dorsey, Detroit CIO Beth Niblock, Indiegogo founder Danae Ringelmann and other technology experts for Techonomy Detroit, a conference held on campus Sept. 16.

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Tuesday 09/02/2014
The unoffical fall opening party is in your backyard
Updated: September 02, 2014 - 11:55 am

Dally in the Alley, the annual alt-street fair, returns to the streets of Midtown for its 37th year. 

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Monday 07/28/2014
WSU and Healthy Detroit to bring first HealthPark to Detroit
Updated: September 26, 2014 - 12:05 pm

The Wayne State chapter of the Healthy Detroit organization is helping to bring the first HealthPark in the country to Detroit. Nicholas Mukhtar, a WSU alumnus, is the CEO and co-founder of the organization.

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Wednesday 07/23/2014
Wayne State to Public Lighting Department: We won't pay extra money
Updated: July 29, 2014 - 3:22 pm

Wayne State was slapped with a $2.5 million bill – and they’re not paying

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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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Wednesday 07/02/2014
Emergency Manager visits WSU's Detroit class
Posted: July 02, 2014

“The reason they call sperm whales sperm whales, is because the fine oil they used for candles turned the consistency of (whale sperm) when it was exposed to the air, thus the word sperm whale…,” Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr said.

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Wednesday 05/28/2014
JPMorgan Chase announces $100 million investment in Detroit
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:51 pm

At a private business luncheon May 21, JPMorgan Chase & Co. chairman and chief executive Jamie Dimon announced a $100 million investment in Detroit non-profit groups and business organizations. Also in attendance were Mayor Mike Duggan, Quicken Loans CEO Dan Gilbert and Governor Rick Snyder, each of whom praised the commitment JPMorgan Chase said they will be making in the city’s future.

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Thursday 05/01/2014
May Day protest closes down part of Woodward
Updated: September 03, 2014 - 2:25 pm

Chanting, “They owe us,” and “make them pay,” International Worker’s Day protesters demonstrated on Woodward calling for a variety of change.

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Thursday 04/24/2014
WSU student athletes give back to community
Posted: April 24, 2014

On April 18, Wayne State’s athletes celebrated their fourth annual Women’s Week by donating food and other important things to the Detroit homeless. 

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Sunday 04/20/2014
Renovations pave way for new DIA concert series
Posted: April 20, 2014

The Detroit Institute of Art’s newly renovated Kresge Court, 5200 Woodward Ave., will host free weekly Sunday concerts that welcome Wayne State students.

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Monday 04/07/2014
Heidelberg faces suspicion, scrutiny in wake of arson
Updated: August 24, 2015 - 12:58 pm

The Heidelberg Project, a well-known Detroit open-air art installation, has faced a slew of problems since May 2013. Nine arsons have destroyed a large portion of the project, leaving room for speculation and rumor about the organization. In order to rebuild and succeed, the Heidelberg Project is calling for help from the Detroit community, and is offering special opportunities for students willing to lend a hand.

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Sunday 04/06/2014
Dlectricity auditions close, Detroit’s anticipation grows
Posted: April 06, 2014

With open auditions ending March 31, the Detroit-based interactive art and light festival Dlectricity is quickly approaching. 

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Sunday 12/01/2013
Campus Martius lights up
Posted: December 01, 2013

The Detroit Tree Lighting Ceremony, presented by DTE Energy Foundation, celebrated its 10-year anniversary on Friday, Nov. 22 at Campus Martius Park.

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Thursday 09/19/2013
Federal sting operation targets businesses in Eastern Market district
Updated: September 22, 2013 - 3:09 pm


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Thursday 08/15/2013
Optimus time
Updated: August 15, 2013 - 11:18 pm

Could Michigan be the Hollywood of the Midwest? 

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Wednesday 04/10/2013
Dozens of Detroiters meet up, chow down for Free Lunch Fridays
Updated: April 12, 2013 - 12:09 am

Free Lunch Fridays Detroit continued its success March 29 with entrepreneur and speaker Lara Galloway.

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Sunday 04/07/2013
Whole Foods comes to Detroit
Updated: April 07, 2013 - 3:31 pm

The world’s largest natural and organic market chain is expected to open in Midtown, Detroit on June 5, at 9 a.m.

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Tuesday 04/02/2013
Update: Dan Gilbert announces plans for new Detroit development
Updated: April 02, 2013 - 9:49 pm

Detroit has been getting somewhat of a makeover in the last few years, considering all the businesses, like Whole Foods, that have come downtown to open up new shops and help bring people back into the city.

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