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Since May 25, the day George Floyd was slain by police officers in Minneapolis, cities across the country have been flooded with protests as far as the eye can see. Even here in Detroit, over the past four months, protests have taken place to fight against the unjust killings of Black men an…

Gun violence leaves a lasting mark on the lives of those who are personally affected — we are a nation of survivors. There are 58% of Americans adults or someone they care for who have personally experienced gun violence in their lifetimes. Gun violence is the second leading cause of death f…

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This column is part of WSU's Campus Health Center's monthly series, "A Healthy You Column."

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As the weather turns cold and the leaves begin to change, you may find yourself wanting to chill in front of the TV with holiday movies playing of course. However, don’t fall into the lethargic fall slump.

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What makes a television show popular? An appeal to realism frequently appears in popular discourse; the characters felt real, or the dialogue was very realistic. However, realism in entertainment has two different forms. 

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Today marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month — a month where Hispanic heritage is celebrated and the country takes a month to remember, and thank, the Hispanic and Latino community for their contributions to the culture that shapes the community today.

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My favorite fall activity is standing outside of haunted houses as I wait to see the terrified looks on my friends’ faces as they exit, while sipping a warm cup of apple cider. This was not the case on Oct. 29 as I went through the fifth annual Haunted Chats in Chatsworth Tower Apartments, h…

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You never really think about your gender, until you have to. Until you realize that there is a distinct split in who you are and how people see you. When those two don’t align the weight of that sits heavy, with language and speech adding more to that mass.

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A yearly flu vaccine is the protection against the flu. How well does it work? Studies by CDC researchers and other experts indicate the flu vaccine reduces the risk of doctor’s visits due to flu by about 40-60%.1 Although it does not guarantee complete protection against the flu, people who…

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The Marvel blockbuster Black Panther came into theaters last weekend with record-breaking numbers. However, this film defies the standard superhero movie that comes with hyper-masculine white male leads. The latest installment provides the most diverse superhero movie and succeeds on every level. 

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When the term “immunization” comes up, controversy often follows. Despite overwhelming scientific evidence to the contrary, people still believe that immunizations can cause autism, that there are unsafe levels of mercury and formaldehyde in them, and that flu shots give people the flu. All …

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Saturn, Venus and Mercury will be in retrograde this month, bringing different emotions to the table. Saturn will give us what we deserve, depending on our past actions because it evokes karma – if you believe in that sort of thing. Venus is the planet of love, so April can bring passion to …

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The small doses of sun March has in store will help guide us out of our winter-brain-funk, and each of the signs will experience personal renovations and renewal. 

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Since Mercury moved out of retrograde on Jan. 8, things have been looking up. The February horoscopes prove that harsh times and difficult experiences lead to solid lessons and fresh perspectives. A lot of the signs this month will see success in practical areas and will gain the ability to …

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Mercury in retrograde is affecting all of us in a negative light and providing a harsh end to a truly terrible year. Unlock your 2017 January horoscopes to start the year off on a good note.

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America should always be a place where a person who is willing to work hard has a fair shot to get ahead and have success in life, no matter his or her background. People like Tina Reyes, from Flint, who earned the grades that got her accepted into one of our top Michigan universities. When …

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The Washington Post recently described Detroit as a rising “food mecca.” Over the past year alone, Detroit’s food industry welcomed Jolly Pumpkin Pizzeria and Brewery, Treat Dreams, and Central Bar + Kitchen, just to name a few. The increasing number of restaurants, bakeries, and bars will l…