Activists with the Yemeni Liberation Movement organized a 23-day hunger strike to raise awareness about the ongoing crisis in Yemen in April.
As Muslims across the world observe the holy month of Ramadan during the COVID-19 pandemic for the second year in a row, Wayne State Muslim students are having to wrap up the semester while fasting as well.
Wayne State requires campus residents who contract COVID-19 to quarantine for up to 14 days in an isolated space.
When Amandeep Singh Jhajj, a 2017 Wayne State graduate, heard of the protests happening in India, he refused to simply stand by. Farmers across the country have spoken up —sparking one of the largest protests in history.
A few Wayne State students tested their luck in early January, hoping to get rich off Wall Street and its GameStop saga.
The days of sitting in a crowded restaurant are on hiatus, but many businesses are in need of support. Businesses at Wayne State and in much of the Midtown area have seen a decrease in traffic and people shopping at their stores.
Saturday, March 20 marked the first day of spring and this year’s Nowruz, the Iranian new year. The holiday symbolizes reflection, new beginnings and being hopeful for the future.
The Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services hosted a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at its headquarters in Dearborn on Thursday, March 11 through its partnership with Meijer.
Some Wayne State University campus residents have been seeking to move out early, citing public health concerns due to high COVID-19 cases on campus and statewide.
The United States has the highest prison population compared to all other countries, according to the World Prison Brief, which collects and provides prison information from around the world.
If a car, equipped with high-tech sensors but missing a steering wheel, passes by in the Brush Park neighborhood, there’s no need to panic. It is the CAR lab at Wayne State University, helping usher in the future of mobility, with its autonomous vehicle shuttle.
Wayne State started the fall semester with the Warrior Safe is Warrior Strong Ambassadors program, which helps students understand COVID-19 guidelines on campus and provides resources to keep the community safe.
Coming into the fall semester, many Wayne State students were concerned about taking online classes and staying connected. Students have found creative ways to meet new people despite COVID-19 restrictions.
Since the transition to online learning in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many Wayne State University commuter students have not stepped foot on campus.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many have been struggling with alcohol abuse due to lack of social interaction and fear of the unknown, according to the American Addiction Centers.
With an increased number of voters casting ballots absentee in November, policy changes made by the United States Postal Service made the election process more difficult for some.
Wayne State University saw an 18% increase in Hispanic student enrollment during the fall semester, but the community is still largely underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and math fields.
While the COVID-19 pandemic halted the usual festivities of Eid al-Adha, Wayne State students found new ways to commemorate the Muslim holiday.
Organizers, community activists and students are taking necessary precautions to limit the spread of COVID-19 amongst protesters as Black Lives Matter demonstrations take place across Michigan.
On top of battling the COVID-19 pandemic, outrage has struck every corner of the earth due to the killing of George Floyd at the hands of four police officers in Minneapolis on May 25.
Due to a yearning for connectivity, entertainment or education, social media platforms and online streaming services are facing a surge in activity by some Wayne State students.
As the coronavirus rips through Detroit’s public health system — with 3,550 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city alone — Wayne State students and faculty are still adjusting to the changes.
When Angélica Guardia entered the master’s program for biomedical engineering at Wayne State it was difficult to make friends, she said.
After Santiago’s Panel of Public Transportation Experts announced a 4% increase in peak hour metro and bus fares in October 2019, Chilean students began to organize a coordinated campaign to protest the price hikes. The students hopped turnstiles and took over major transportation hubs in Sa…
African-American and black enrollment rates at Wayne State have decreased by 22% from 2013. Despite this decrease, graduation rates of African-American and black students have increased by 156% between 2006 and 2013.
On Aug. 5. 2019, the Indian government scrapped Article 370, a constitutional provision that granted the Muslim-majority Indian territories of Jammu and Kashmir the right to make their own laws.
This story originally appeared in The South End's fall 2019 Back to School print edition.Americans are very notorious for not knowing anything about the world outside of their own bubble. According to the Department of State, only 21 million passports were issued in 2018.A lot of people’s ex…
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Whether your family bakes cookies while wearing matching pajamas or watches “It’s A Wonderful Life” on repeat, every family has its holiday traditions. As Wayne State students prepare to head home to enjoy quality time with their families and friends, some Warriors share their unique traditi…
LGBTQ organizations and the Office of Housing and Residential Life are in the early stages of planning a space reserved for LGBTQ students in one of Wayne State’s residence halls.
Since the strike of roughly 48,000 UAW-represented General Motors workers began on Sept. 16, groups of Wayne State students have been organizing in their free time between classes to donate supplies, join picket lines and offer support in whatever ways they can.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection apprehended about 400,000 people at the Southwest border of U.S. and Mexico in 2018. Many people who have to cross the border face hardships and traumatic events as they attempt to make it to the U.S. safely.
Wayne State’s Board of Governors held their meeting in the McGregor Memorial Conference Center June 21, approving a tuition increase of 3.2 percent and the Campus Master Plan framework.
New Michigan Media hosted the Minority Media Summit at Wayne State on July 24. The event focused on how Detroit-based minority media outlets can help increase participation for the 2020 census.