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Downtown Grand Haven’s new hang out spot

Downtown Grand Haven’s new hang out spot

Alexis Tater, Reporter

May 6, 2019


Filed under Briefs, Life, News, Review

You may have seen it on your social media feed already, there is now a rustic and warmly-tinted little cafe on Washington Avenue that was opened to the public on Feb. 23. The Michner’s bought the storefront which housed Coffee Grounds, tore down a few walls, and renovated it. The Side Bar is a pa...

Head to Head: Michigan Wolverines edition

Head to Head: Michigan Wolverines edition

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

February 22, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Who is the true champion of the state of Michigan in college hoops? This is a question we’ve all been asking ourselves this season. It’s been a boxing match in the Big ten race and the two top teams have an opportunity to deliver the knockout punch this Sunday afternoon. in one corner you have the Spar...

Head to head: Michigan State edition

Head to head: Michigan State edition

Nick Twa, Reporter

February 22, 2019


Filed under Briefs, Opinion, Sports

How do you sum up a rivalry? Leaving it all out on the court to make the opponent despise you even more than they already do. Not many rivalries does this better than Michigan versus Michigan State. This season is no different. Michigan State comes into this matchup with a 22-5 (13-3 in the Big Ten) record...

Michigan vs Michigan state opinion

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

“Oh he has trouble with the snap, and the ball is free… it’s picked up by Michigan state’s… Jalen Watts-Jackson and he scores! On the last play of the game, unbelievable!”   Everyone who is passionate about this rivalry knows that call by Sean Mcdonough in the 2015 Michigan vs...

Michigan’s momentum will continue and they will win the championship

Michigan’s momentum will continue and they will win the championship

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

It is upon us. The upsets, cinderella stories, big names, buzzer beaters. It’s all here. This is the 2018 NCAA college basketball tournament. In other words… March Madness. 68 teams all competing for a National championship, but only one can claim victory. That team in my opinion will be the Michi...

2018 March Madness: Why you shouldn’t be swayed by the higher seeds

2018 March Madness: Why you shouldn’t be swayed by the higher seeds

Sam Woiteshek, Sports editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

Every March, there is a certain time that calls for days of endless basketball, filled with underdog stories, buzzer-beaters and heartbreak. Or, in other words: madness. March Madness. This year when millions of people fill out their brackets, most be will be determined to choose one of the tourna...

Model UN succeeds at Ann Arbor

Model UN succeeds at Ann Arbor

Jack Nicholson, Reporter

January 18, 2018


Filed under Briefs, News, Top Stories

The club’s most recent conference was at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor this past weekend, where about 37 other schools attended and roughly 750 kids total participated. High scoring students led the way to four distinct positions. The club’s leader, Mr. Klinger discusses the event as being a...

Michigan primary preview

Michigan primary preview

Maddie Brockmyre, Co-editor in chief

March 8, 2016


Filed under News

The 2016 presidential election has been a whirlwind of debates, insults, and conflicting policies. Many seniors will be able to vote in the November general election, and a few will meet the age requirement for the primaries. On March 8, Michigan will be holding its open primary for adults to vote for ...

University of Michigan vs. Michigan State game analysis

University of Michigan vs. Michigan State game analysis

Tyler VandenBrand and Sports Section

October 15, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

Tyler VandenBrand, senior staff writer 2007 will be a year that Michigan football fans never forget. Just one year after an 11-2 season that concluded with a Rose Bowl loss to USC, the Michigan Wolverines lost their season opener. In a game in which they were heavily favored, Michigan fell to the unrank...

Lake Michigan Credit Union scholarship now available

Lake Michigan Credit Union scholarship now available

Ellyse VanDyke, Reporter

November 14, 2013


Filed under Briefs

Lake Michigan Credit Union is offering eight $2000 scholarships to high school students. The scholarship asks the question, "how has social media helped or hindered social interaction?" To enter the student or their parents must be a member of the credit union. The essays should be turned into student...