Student Life Articles

Poets slam for human rights

By Jessica Carreras

As Wayne State University student and poet Natasha "T" Miller said in her poem, "All I want this world to remember is my words and my steps." On Thursday night at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, she got her wish. There, T Miller won Poet of Conscience at the Poetry and Arts Movement and Amnesty International's third annual Poetry Slam and Art Exhibit for Human Rights, held in the Social Sciences Building (SSB).

International Movie Festival brings a touch of culture to campus

By Holly Williams

It was a week of culture mania as the International Movie Festival took place in Kochoff Hall and the Social Science Building last week. Co-sponsored by the Albanian American Student Organization, Arab American National Museum, Catholic Student Association, French, German & Spanish Section Greek Leadership Council, Hellenic Student Association, Iraqi Students Association, Kurdish American Youth Organization, La Mezcla, Maltese American Student Organization, Student Activities Board, Student Government and SOAC, the International Movie Festival's main purpose was to show students the diverse cultures of the world.

S.A.L.S.A. Week spices up student activities

By Holly Williams

Last Thursday, Student Activities Leading Student Appreciation (S.A.L.S.A.) week officially began. Festivities kicked off with the third annual Poetry Slam in the Social Science Building (SSB) and an opening ceremony hosted by Delta Sigma Phi fraternity, where students were invited to enjoy food, games and socializing "I actually thought of the idea when I realized how many things are going on that week and how crazy that week was going to be for everyone," said Director of Clubs and Organization (DCO), Ali Beidoun.

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