Author: Dwayne Rose


Second ‘Sonic’ a delight for all ages

For the past two years, a trip to the movie theater has been all but impossible due to the coronavirus pandemic. But now, with cases down, more and more people are starting to return to theaters for highly-anticipated releases. Last weekend, I went to see “Sonic the Hedgehog 2” in theaters […]


Ready for finals? Students share study tips

It is that time of the year again – finals are around the corner for everyone. This is a crucial time of the year and every student wants to finish the semester strong. But for freshmen in particular, finals week can be an especially daunting experience. The Varsity News reached […]


How to make the most of your time at Detroit Mercy

We are currently nearing the end of the 2021-22 school year and grad- uation is around the corner. I am a senior and I will soon be graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications. I am extremely fortunate to be able to graduate from such a great school like the University […]


Retiring CLAE dean on accomplishments, regrets

Mark Denham, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Education, is retiring after nine years in the position. During his tenure, the college has expanded with new minors and other programs, like the recently-added Center for Justice Studies, as part of Criminal Justice program. However, the university in 2018 […]


Destination: Detroit

Detroit, Mich., is not often on the top of lists of places world travelers want to visit. Those born here will admit the area has its pros and cons, but if you are from an entirely different country, you have a completely different outlook. The University of Detroit Mercy is […]


No one should be forced to get a shot against their will

Over the past year or two, vaccine and mask requirements have been a huge topic within the media.  Tens of thousands of innocent lives have been lost.  With the cases of COVID-19 continuing to rise, both local and federal government officials have enforced mandates and stricter requirements regarding moving around […]


Home winning streak continues despite COVID restrictions

Fans are not currently allowed to sit in the lower bowl of Calihan Hall.  The unpredictability of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to impact the Detroit Titans basketball season. For safety reasons amid the recent spike in COVID cases, the university recently closed the lower bowl of Calihan Hall for […]