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Nagano, Pires and Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal Thrill at Carnegie Hall

ZEALnyc | Posted 06.16.2016 | Arts
ZEALnyc

Tonight, Kent Nagano and Orchestre symphonique de Montréal returned to New York's Carnegie Hall following a five-year absence in a compelling evening of Ravel, Stravinsky and Beethoven, their second stop on the orchestra's 2016 U.S. tour.

How to Feel More Alive in One Sentence

Will Ellis | Posted 01.21.2016 | Religion
Will Ellis

Spirituality often gets a bad rap these days, but the latin root of the word "spiritual" is spiritus, which means "breath." Our breath is the essence of being alive as a human being, so you could look at spirituality as a path to feel more alive in every moment.

The 25 Least-Stressed Cities In America

SmartAsset.com | Posted 09.30.2015 | Healthy Living
SmartAsset.com

In some peaceful corners of the country, life moves at a slower pace.

Michigan Needs More Original Theatrical Productions

Lisa Diggs | Posted 09.09.2015 | Detroit
Lisa Diggs

Many moons ago, Thomas Logan "paid it forward" by investing time and effort into a couple of very young emerging artists at Rising Stars. Now two of them intend to do the same by combining their passion for theater with their love of Michigan.

When the Going Gets Tough

Simran Baxendale | Posted 05.13.2016 | College
Simran Baxendale

Courage is a difficult characteristic to possess. The courage to be different, the courage to succeed and even the courage to try something new and risk failure are all forces that govern our daily activities.

The University of Michigan Got Hate Mail... and It's Disgusting

Neel Swamy | Posted 06.13.2015 | College
Neel Swamy

As a student journalist, I will be the first to say that I advocate free speech. But, with free speech comes an expensive responsibility, and it is when we forget these responsibilities that we become blind to the backgrounds and well-beings of others.

No Charges For Officer Who Killed Mentally Ill Woman Who 'Confronted' Police With A Knife

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.03.2015 | Black Voices

The decision not to charge an officer who fatally shot a black woman after police said she "confronted" him with a knife has sparked protests, a lawsu...

To Read or Not To Read

Pavithra Vetriselvan | Posted 01.07.2015 | Books
Pavithra Vetriselvan

I longed for those 500 page worlds into which I could escape until it was time to go home, back to reality. Where is that passion now? When did we trade chapters upon chapters for 140 character tweets? When did we trade actual stories for Snapchat stories? And why?

Nashville-based Indie Rock Band Bully Opens for Kevin Drew of Broken Social Scene in Ann Arbor on Tuesday

Kelly Frazier | Posted 01.01.2015 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Bully sounds like it could be a Buzz Clip (90s MTV reference), offering us a sound of that old style grunge we grew up on but with more attitude rather than all out depressive sloth. This EP drags us playfully throughout a bite-sized string of six songs that are endearing but not submissive, giving a sense that Bognanno is a bit of a bad ass.

10 Reasons Why Babywearing Rocks

Jennifer Canvasser | Posted 12.09.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Canvasser

Babywearing helps us keep up with chores, work and life. 2014-10-07-DSC_8355.jpgWe can do almost anything while wearing our babies -- write, cook, work, walk -- anything that can be safely done with a baby on our chest or back.

Why Every College Student Should Be an Existentialist

Paul Stefanski | Posted 12.08.2014 | College
Paul Stefanski

In the end, existentialism is about learning how to say, "it's just life," and moving on. And even though college may seem like the most important thing we will ever do, worrying about it can only make things worse.

How a Trip to The Museum Changed My Life

Kalyani Sharma | Posted 11.02.2014 | College
Kalyani Sharma

At the end of the day, I was ashamed at the fact that I originally saw the afternoon as an obligation, when it ultimately proved to be a privilege and an uplifting experience.

Great American College Football Stadiums

BnBFinder.com | Posted 10.26.2014 | Travel
BnBFinder.com

Whether due to history, size, atmosphere, or all of the above, these hallowed grounds of college football have become destinations in their own right.

Curious About Quantum Physics? Read These 10 Articles!

Steve Mariotti | Posted 09.21.2014 | Science
Steve Mariotti

I've been fascinated by quantum physics since I was five. I have even written here about my enchantment with Bell's Theorem (see the article here). My...

The New SDS: What Every Young Person Needs to Know About Its Past

Steve Mariotti | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
Steve Mariotti

In 1965, Carl Oglesby assumed leadership of the student-activist organization SDS. This change reflected what I believe was an ideological shift in America's left wing: from the East Coast intellectual tradition to the New Left emerging from the Midwest.

The Rise and Fall of the Nation's Largest Student Movement: the Students for Democratic Society

Steve Mariotti | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics
Steve Mariotti

Today, the student-activist organization Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) is being reactivated on college campuses around the country as the New SDS. Yet, how many of its new members are aware of SDS's complex past and the role of its legendary leader, Carl Oglesby?

2 Chainz Performs At U Of M's MUSIC Matters' Benefit Concert

Sydney Berger | Posted 06.11.2014 | College
Sydney Berger

The organization, which started two-and-a-half years ago with Schermer, nine friends, and a hundred dollars in a Michigan dorm room, now has 150 members and a growing alumni backing.

7 Highlights from President Obama's Speech in Ann Arbor

Sydney Berger | Posted 06.03.2014 | College
Sydney Berger

It can be incredibly exhilarating to attend a speech by the President (current or former) of the United States (depending upon your political views) -- especially if you're a college student, and that speech happens to be given at the university or college of which you attend.

The Ann Arbor Male

CollegeFashionista | Posted 05.25.2014 | Style
CollegeFashionista

It's difficult for me to describe Ann Arbor in one word, or even a few hundred of them. Ann Arbor is a college town, where I am pursuing a double degr...

The Guy Behind the Counter

Sydney Berger | Posted 03.11.2014 | College
Sydney Berger

No matter how early in the morning it is, or whatever mood you are in, there is a person out there looking to make your day better.

9 Reasons You Must Eat in Ann Arbor

Lisa Lubin | Posted 03.08.2014 | Home
Lisa Lubin

Every college town has its bars and pubs. But Ann Arbor also has a mix of more upscale lounges and cocktail bars that don't necessarily cater to a fraternity crowd.

The Truth About Sorority Date Parties

Uloop | Posted 03.04.2014 | College
Uloop

Why do date parties often result in disaster, you wonder? For you lucky ones who leave date parties with your heads held high and without a withering sense of self worth, I commend you. As for you other ill-fated souls, I am here to say I wholeheartedly feel your pain.

The Best College Towns To Visit This Fall

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 11.07.2015 | Travel

College towns are at their finest in the fall. Students are fresh-faced, leaves are changing, there's football and beer, nostalgia and charm. A qu...

The Odd Remark That Signaled My Husband's Affair

Annette Powers | Posted 09.15.2013 | Divorce
Annette Powers

Once again, I am making a commitment to love and cherish someone. I am making a commitment to honor and respect someone. And, this time, I am certain, that this someone will be around until death parts us. I'm making a commitment to myself.

PHOTOS: 'Play' Around The World

Global Yodel | Posted 05.11.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

We asked people from around the world to show us what their community defines as "play." No athletes allowed.