Author: Alex Khorey

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UDM Student Advisory Board president stepping down

Student Advisory Board president Mark Formosa is stepping down.   When Formosa came to campus in Fall 2021, he and other freshmen in his class inherited a post pandemic slump experience, as there wasn’t much to do on campus. This did not phase Formosa though and he looked to make […]

Sports

Italian vet Del Cadia thriving as a Titan

To travel from Senigallia, Italy, to Calihan Hall in Detroit one would have to travel 4,556 miles (about 7332.17 km). Considering that one would have to catch a connection flight, the trip is over 13 hours long, something that graduate senior and Senigallia native, Edoardo Del Cadia is more than […]

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A new era of ‘grit’ for Detroit Mercy women’s lacrosse

When Madeline Dugan was named head coach of Detroit Mercy Women’s Lacrosse on June 26, 2023, the feeling was fresh, but she was no foreigner to Calihan Hall. The Rochester, Michigan, native served as an assistant in 2022, a team that featured over 60 percent of the Titans’ current roster.   […]

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CLAE unveils student ambassador program to increase connectivity

The College of Liberal Arts and Education (CLAE) at the University of Detroit Mercy started the new year running with its student ambassador program coming into form. The program, which will be fully operational in February, has selected nine ambassadors to dawn the task of increasing good connections with prospective […]

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50 years later, Dick Vitale still a Detroit legend

Fifty years ago, on March 31, 1973, the University of Detroit hired Rutgers assistant coach Dick Vitale to be its new head basketball coach. Yet to be known at the time, Vitale would become the voice of college basketball and help make the sport into what it is today, but […]

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Faculty Focus: Dr. James Lynch

The University of Detroit Mercy has a long and rich history that its foundation is built upon. One thing that keeps this history preserved is continuity and that word is directly associated at this university with Dr. James Lynch. Dr. Lynch is an alumnus of the university and an engineering […]

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Detroit Mercy men’s hoops ready for new beginnings

Gamedays in Calihan Hall will look a little bit different this season, as record setting scorer Antoine Davis has moved on to the NBA with the Portland Trailblazers organization. Davis’ impact on this university was immense as his number zero will never be donned by a Titan again after being […]

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Students see campus needs beyond Fisher Administration Center

It’s hard not to notice the demolition for the Fisher Administration Center, but that’s not the only part of the Detroit Mercy campus students feel needs improvement. We talked to VN staffers and other students about what is left to be done to improve campus and the UDM experience: “Being […]