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Grey’s Anatomy: heartbreak since 2005

Grey’s Anatomy: heartbreak since 2005

By Erin Kaled, Digital Editor

March 24, 2016


Filed under Ideas, Showcase

I hope Shonda Rhimes is proud that she ruins every Grey’s Anatomy fan’s life every Thursday.   Disclaimer: spoilers lie ahead. Ever since the first season, I knew we were all prepared for a downward spiral of emotion, but I didn’t expect it to be like this. It’s like every season the writer...

Our Editorial: Political war continues online as well as off

Our Editorial: Political war continues online as well as off

By The Editorial Board

March 13, 2016


Filed under Ideas, Our Editorial

While the Democratic and Republican debates for the Michigan primary have come and gone, the political war rages on on social media. What used to be a place for posting selfies, travel pictures and connecting with those around you has turned into a battleground for politics. Timelines are flooded...

Bless the Fourth Amendment

By Alex Harring

March 2, 2016


Filed under Ideas

https://issuu.com/mygpn/docs/issue_10_all/8

Hoverboards aren’t worth the fall

Hoverboards aren’t worth the fall

By Trevor Mieczkowski, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2016


Filed under Ideas, Showcase

Sorry Back to the Future, we don’t have automatic serving restaurants, we can’t answer our calls using special glasses and we don’t have those fancy, curvey cars like the year 2015 was predicted to bring. But what we do have is “hoverboards.” Although they might not actually hover above the g...

Domestic trips prove appealing

Domestic trips prove appealing

By Anna Post, Assistant Editor

January 14, 2016


Filed under Ideas

You’re on your phone, scrolling through your feed one minute, and finding yourself on accounts like “Luxury Vacations” or “European Getaways” the next. You see pictures of the white sand beaches of Bora Bora and the luxury oceanside houses of celebrities and can only dream of going on such an exoti...

Sonny’s Side Note: College football season ends on high note

Sonny’s Side Note: College football season ends on high note

By Sonny Mulpuri, Staff Reporter

January 13, 2016


Filed under Ideas, Sonny's Side Note

The second ever College Football Playoff National Championship took place Monday, Jan. 11 in a classic matchup of the one seed, a ranking in the standings, as Clemson versus the two seed Alabama. Clemson was hoping to become the first Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) to finish the season without a blemish...

Make every day a New Year

Make every day a New Year

By Lindsey Ramsdell, Assistant Editor

January 13, 2016


Filed under Ideas

There we were: finally finished with the long sprint towards winter break and nearing the halfway mark in the school year. When we return to school, we’ll have reached that point where all the days seem to mesh together into one long blur of lessons and homework. Midterms are looming around the corner a...

American soccer needs fresh faces

American soccer needs fresh faces

By Tommy Teftsis, Intern

January 11, 2016


Filed under Ideas

The professional league of soccer in the US is called the MLS. The MLS is known for its small numbers of skillful players and its so-called resting place for peaked soccer stars. This professional soccer league has been criticized in the last few years for being ingenuine. Would you ever watch a sports g...

Sonny’s Side Note: A new life for an old team

Sonny’s Side Note: A new life for an old team

By Sonny Mulpuri, Intern

December 7, 2015


Filed under Ideas, Sonny's Side Note

Detroit basketball has emerged from its rebuilding process and created a roster to make the team a contender in the Eastern Conference. The last time the Pistons made the playoffs was in 2009 and they started that rebuilding phase in the offseason soon after. In the summer of 2014, the Pistons saw a new...

Happiness is key

Happiness is key

By Alex Harring, Staff Reporter

November 25, 2015


Filed under Ideas

Thanksgiving is the time of year when we appreciate the good in our lives. That good tends to only be relevant during one month — scratch

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Sonny’s Side Note: New changes for the Detroit Lions

Sonny’s Side Note: New changes for the Detroit Lions

By Sonny Mulpuri, Intern

November 13, 2015


Filed under Ideas, Sonny's Side Note

This past week, the Detroit Lions made bold moves concerning the top of their totem pole. Team president Tom Lewand and general manager Martin Mayhew were given their pink slips on Thursday, dismissed by the woman at the helm and long time owner, Martha Ford. This move came two days after Mayhew...

Now is the time for Christmas spirit

Now is the time for Christmas spirit

By Allison Lackner, Assistant Editor

November 10, 2015


Filed under Ideas

Nov. 1 has already come and gone. I’m ready for Halloween decorations to be put away and the Christmas decor to come up. Don’t get me wrong—Halloween is a great holiday and so is Thanksgiving, but Christmas is the perfect holiday. But now, I’m worried. There are so many seasonal Christmas things...