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The New Kid on the Block: Austyn Weiner, Student at the Parson's School of Design, Breaks into the New York Art Scene

(2) Comments | Posted May 2, 2012 | 9:30 AM


Let me proudly introduce to you all who I believe will one day, be credited with creating the most iconic images of our time: twenty-two year old student, Austyn Weiner. Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Austyn began pursuing her artistic goals,...

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Goodbye and Good Luck: Confessions of a Nearly Graduated UM Student

(4) Comments | Posted April 22, 2012 | 1:57 PM


As the saying goes, time flies when you're having fun. This may be true, but I cannot seem to gauge how quickly four years has gone by. At the risk of sounding a little bit like my mother, it really does feel like it...

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Signs and Society: Acting Without Thinking

(1) Comments | Posted April 16, 2012 | 10:22 AM


Signs dictate action. If we see a green traffic light, we know that means we can go. If we see a "please seat yourself" hanging board upon walking into a restaurant, we know that we don't need to wait for the maitre d' to...

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Student CEOs: Tech Start-ups on the University of Michigan Campus

(4) Comments | Posted April 11, 2012 | 10:02 AM

The film The Social Network (2010) is the critically acclaimed "fictional" (arguably, not so much) story of the creation of Facebook by students at Harvard University in 2004. In one very telling scene, the Winklevii twins (Armie Hammer) set-up a meeting with then-President of Harvard University, Larry Summers...

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Spring 2012: 'Tis The Season To Be Mali?

(3) Comments | Posted April 9, 2012 | 10:55 AM

We are in the midst of a new musical era, that of electronic music. Techno songs, DJs, raves, and neon apparel have permeated not just at the performances in which these shows take place, but throughout our everyday lives. LMFAO performed at the Super Bowl, the most nationally televised event...

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"Kony 2012": Jason Russell or Joseph Kony?

(4) Comments | Posted April 8, 2012 | 10:15 PM


"Kony 2012" was a revolution. Through the medium of the web, namely social-networking, a single 30-minute video was spread, teaching millions of people about the actions of war lord Joseph Kony and the sickening situation occurring in Uganda. Momentarily, the power...

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