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Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Pose New Questions for Future of Great Lakes Water Quality

Pam Taylor, a member of the Environmentally Concerned Citizens of South Central Michigan, outside of Danley’s Country House in Tecumseh, MI.   Pam Taylor sits at a table in Danley’s Country House, a restaurant in the northeast corner of Lenawee County, MI.  Her tone is straightforward when she speaks; she has had this conversation before. […]

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I Believe Reprise

One of my “I Believe” statements from the beginning of the semester reads as follows: “I believe that the future of news is bright, but not without challenge.” After experiencing arguably the most vitriolic presidential campaign in American history and all of the news, good and bad, verified and falsified, that it produced, I wasn’t […]

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Knight Vision Food Waste Pitch

  Project Title: “SmartFridge: Tackling food waste one fridge at a time” Project Leaders: Arjan Abar, Aaron Brodkey, Bella Isaacs Requested Amount of Funding: $15,000 Expected Amount of Time to Complete Project: 6 months Description of SmartFridge: SmartFridge is a multipurpose iPhone, Android, and tablet application that synthesizes information from one’s grocery receipt into recipes […]

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Can the News Survive the Newspaper?

This article, published by the New York Times early last September, discusses the future of news reporting while the industry adjusts to the steady decline of newspaper, or print media, readership as online news sources and social media gain widespread popularity and “viewership” across the globe. Rutenberg makes the case that yes, news will indeed survive the newspaper, […]

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