Articles written by: Anamaria Dickerson

Mount Pleasant / News / On Campus

Community members, students walk during annual Central AIDS Walk

Angie Evans first became involved in the Central AIDS Walk after a friend admitted to her in college he was infected with HIV. The Troy native and current CFX radio afternoon host said the disease later advanced to AIDS and […]
Columns / Voices

COLUMN: Honey Boo Boo captured my heart

She’s the curly-haired blonde girl who we’ve seen compete in pageants on TLC’s Toddlers and Tiaras. But on Aug. 8, we saw “Honey Boo Boo,” also known as Alana Thompson, grace us with her presence elsewhere on her very own […]
Columns / Student Life / VIBE

ADVICE: When you like someone more than he or she likes you

The feeling you get when you meet someone and feel a strong mutual attraction beyond just friends can be a thrill. But sometimes you can later find out what seemed like heavy flirting was really just this person’s way of […]
Featured / Student Life / VIBE
With help from Flushing senior Morgan Foshee, Bronson senior Joe Barone tries on a Wonder Woman corset, Monday, in the Spirit halloween store located in the Mt. Pleasant Shopping Center. "Im excited, it gives you a chance to get ideas going with your friends," commented Barone on the Spirit costume stores recent opening. (Brooke Mayle/Staff Photographer)

Students appreciate Halloween stores opening early

Although the fall season is blooming more and more everyday, some Halloween stores took the initiative to open while people were still in summer vacation mode. While it is more than a month away until Oct. 31, stores are already […]
Columns / VIBE
CAMPUS CLOSET: Preppy fall style

CAMPUS CLOSET: Preppy fall style

Troy sophomore Marissa Kisiel dresses for the kick off of the fall season by pairing a classic plaid shirt and white shorts to balance out for the warm weather while walking on campus. Why she chose this outfit: It reminds […]
Columns / Voices

COLUMN: The day my brother said ‘I do’

I thought the hardest part was going to be making sure I didn’t trip while walking down the aisle. I thought the hardest part would be making sure my hair stayed put and I didn’t step on the bride’s dress. […]
News / Student Life
Crowd of students check out books at the CMU bookstore Tuesday afternoon. Manager of the CMU Bookstore Barry Waters has been working at the bookstore for 9 years. " It used to be an hour wait for students to check out their books" said Waters. "Now with 19 registers no student has had to wait more than 10 minutes." (Trisha Umpfenbach/ Staff Photographer)

Students wait to buy books until necessary; e-books increasing in popularity

Fall classes may have started but that doesn’t mean every student has his or her textbooks. While many students took advantage of buying their books before the semester started, others decided to wait. Junior Trisha Nauta said she decided to […]
News / Student Life

Top five trends for fall fashion

As the season turns from summer to fall, new items are hitting store shelves and styling students transitioning to cooler weather. While many students still take advantage of buying new clothes for the new school year, some have their eye […]
Student Life

Students use Pinterest as a creative outlet

It’s as simple as using Popsicle sticks to make a house followed by using paper lunch bags to create puppets. The childhood act of crafting has taken on a new form for college students on Pinterest, the popular pin-board style […]
On Campus / Residence Life
Rudyard freshman Jesse Ryer laughs after getting her hair cut by Midland resident Jenna Nunamaker at the Pink Heart Extravaganza Thursday night at Sweeney Hall. (Chuck Miller/Staff Photographer)

‘Hair-Raiser Extravaganza’ raises money to create wigs for young cancer patients

Eight inches of hair can go a long way. The Mary Ellen Brandell Volunteer Center held its first Pink Heart “Hair-Raiser Extravaganza” Tuesday night in the basement of Sweeney Hall raised money and collected donations of hair. About 60 people […]
(Anamaria Dickerson/Staff Reporter)

COLUMN: Why yellow is more than just a color

Gone too soon are words that play in my mind when I think of someone who was like another older sister to me and committed suicide. I was 10 years old when one of my sister’s best friends, Patty, took […]
On Campus / Student Life

Dick Gregory to give Black History Month keynote speech Feb. 21

Comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory will come to Warriner Hall’s Plachta Auditorium on Feb. 21 as the keynote speaker in honor of Black History Month. The event, hosted by Multicultural Academic Student Services, will begin at 7 p.m. […]

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