Author: Alexus Bantom


Junior loves lacrosse, wants to start car company

Ally Don Jean-Francois, a junior lacrosse player at Detroit Mercy, is Haitian and Bahamian, but doesn’t mind the cold of Detroit. Recruited from a high school in North Las Vegas, he has played lacrosse for eight years and is very passionate about the game. When asked why he picked Detroit Mercy, […]


Black Student Union aims to foster sense of community

From bake sales and study tables to fashion shows and game nights, the Black Student Union is all about building community. The group, which has about 65 members, puts on a number of events throughout the year. But most importantly, it hosts weekly meetings to discuss controversial topics or bring up […]


Masks still around as COVID lingers

Students returning to campus this semester, the third academic year since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, were greeted with the now-familiar sight of masks. And it’s likely to stay that way, at least some times, for the foreseeable future. Detroit Mercy follows the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Pre- […]


New man on campus

New University of Detroit Mercy President Dr. Donald Taylor has wasted no time getting to know students and faculty during the first few weeks of the school year. Taylor, who took over the school’s top job in July, made the rounds introducing himself during move-in day last month and hosted a few […]