Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Pothole Problem

By Olivia Neilson Let’s face it; driving can be one of the most frustrating activities around. Surely at certain parts of the day, and especially at certain parts of the year, when seasons brand themselves with titles such as the Michigan Winter Vortex. I’m not just referring to annoyances like having to maneuver around city grid locks, driving through blizzards

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Working Out

By Niko Bokos Whatever happened to the good old days where the gym was a great place for a guy or a girl to simply work out or break a sweat? Imagine a society without bros and roidheads taking up mirror space and talking about all of the water weight they excitedly plan to gain from their creatine supplements they

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Safety First

By Adam Klepp In the state of Michigan, if you’re sixteen or older, you are not required by law to wear a seat belt in the backseat of a car. This law is very outdated, dangerous, and needs to be changed as soon as possible. Despite efforts to increase awareness through marketing to teens, the NHSTA has discovered that these

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One Maple Family?

By Maame Boatemaa “Ohana means family and family means no one gets left behind.” These simple words from Lilo and Stitch have lived on for years and hopefully have meaning in our individual lives. It is never easy to be the “new kid on the block” but to be new in a school that claims to be a “family” and

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Return of the Ring?

By Chris Hill “#ForTheRing.” Two years ago this hash tag exploded Seaholm and Groves students twitter timelines from the State Champion Birmingham Unified girl’s lacrosse players expressing their excitement of pursuing and winning the Division 1 state championship over Hartland High School. With hopes of becoming back to back State Champions, the girls set out on their quest to another

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Bird in the B-ham

  By Paige Korner Tucked behind a wall of glass with a welcoming banner above its door, a new restaurant and bar has opened on Old Woodward that caters to a new Birmingham. The Bird and the Bread, whose name derives from owner Kristin Jonna’s nicknames for her two children, offers a selection of classic foods with unique twists and

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Red Wings’ Reign in Jeopardy

By Jordan Gasper A 22 year reign in jeopardy, the Detroit Red Wings push for their playoff spot to add to the record holding longest current playoff streak in the NHL. The Red Wings began their season with an unusually rough start.  Almost half way through the season, the wings were offered a once in a lifetime experience, playing in

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