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Wayne State alumna Aysha Jamali’s visual narrative “From Other to Center” is being featured in the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit’s exhibition, “Detroit Narrative Agency: Radical Remedies,” from Feb. 5 to May 2.

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The Warrior Band, Wayne State’s marching band, is expecting to take the field once again for the 2021 season.

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The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance debuted its pre-recorded virtual performance titled “Unveiling the Mask” on Saturday, featuring 12 members of the Graduate Acting Company.

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As of spring 2021, free outdoor public Wi-Fi will be available in Detroit’s Cultural Center. This provision was made possible by the Cultural Center Planning Initiative, with a $500,000 grant from The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

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Humans — by nature— are social creatures. In a pandemic staying social is just as important as physical health. 

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Beginning through a friendship between two Wayne State alumnae, the fundraising event Open Doors for Black Lives is helping give back to Black communities in Detroit and organizations in need of support. 

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Wayne State hosted a virtual homecoming week from Sept. 27 to Oct 3., with activities for students to engage with one another.

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Creativity, through many facets and mediums, often provides an escape. For those majoring in creative fields at Wayne State, this time brings unique challenges, changes and perspectives. 

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Wayne State University graduate Alexander Vlachos, better known by his stage name Greater Alexander, operates an artist residency in the city of Detroit.

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Each summer at Boys State, 1,000 Texas high schoolers play an integral role in government operations. The students —elected by their peers— hold various positions in the city, county and state governments. 

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Wayne State’s FestiFall annually marks the fall return to campus by bringing together students in Gullen Mall, giving them the opportunity to explore student organizations, university departments and learning communities. 

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Before the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference decided to suspend all sports competition in 2020, another important part of the athletic experience canceled their season.   

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The isolation and uncertainty brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic pose a challenge, especially for those whose work involves in-person interaction. However, physical distancing restrictions have allowed creatives more time to hone in on their skills.

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On Friday March 13, Wayne State acting major Vanessa Fry sat in a talent agent’s office in New York City. The day before, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo banned gatherings larger than 500 people, indefinitely stopping all Broadway shows in response to the escalating COVID-19 pandemic.  

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In Detroit, art and culture can be seen across the city. But, there are ways these treasures can be spread farther while supporting creatives living in different communities. That is what the new Arts, Culture and Entrepreneurship Office hopes to achieve. 

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The COVID-19 global pandemic has brought uncertainty into many aspects of our lives. Seeking a break from the constant news cycle and stress of these times, many have turned to television, film, music and literature to provide a sense of comfort and entertainment. 

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As life is beginning to seem like a novel, it’s easy to be unproductive and lethargic during quarantine. This week, President Donald Trump increased social distancing guidelines until April 30 — meaning many of us will have extra free time. Although the COVID-19 pandemic is unnerving, quaran…

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Tune in every week to read about events happening on campus and in the city that you don’t want to miss.  

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In celebration of African culture, the Theatre and Dance company at Wayne State is holding its annual To Sangana African Dance Concert on Feb. 14 and Feb. 15 at the Allesee Dance Theatre. 

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Valentine's Day is this week, and you still don’t have plans. You’re probably not the only one. Amongst the pressure of having a valentine, defining one’s relationship or running out of Tinder swipes, we are all looking for a way to have fun and unwind, or to avoid the “you didn’t plan anyth…