Author: Fayez AliAhmad


True (Honolulu) blue fan

Everyone has that one friend who lives in Metro Detroit but roots for a seemingly random football team. In fact, three of my closest friends root for the San Francisco 49ers, Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers. Even though it seems everybody jumps ship when it comes to the Lions, Ford Field […]


Fitness Center turns 10

It’s been a decade of deadlifts, dance classes and dedication to health and wellness. The University of Detroit Mercy’s Fitness Center turned 10 last month, and those who run it have no plans of slowing down its programming any time soon. The center offers fitness classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Fitness […]


What to see outside campus

Whether you’re new to campus or returning for another year, it’s always a great idea to visit some of Detroit’s attractions. While the fall semester gets underway, there are a handful of places you can visit with your friends just a short drive from the corner of McNichols and Livernois. Here […]


Why I stopped vaping

It's been four months since I decided to quit vaping. CNN just came out with a report stating that over two million teenagers use some sort of electronic cigarette. Until a few years ago, I was one of those teenagers. I don't think I was addicted, however, especially since I’ve […]