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Detroit Mercy Shakespeare production brings the laughs

The Detroit Mercy Theatre Company recently wrapped up its main-stage season with a production of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [revised] (again).” The play took place at the Marlene Boll Theatre inside the YMCA on Broadway and Grand River in downtown Detroit and ran from April 12-21.  Directed […]


Protect Life Club focused on its mission at UDM

Detroit Mercy is home to countless student organizations, and they range in focus from shared interest in a hobby to hosting discussions of important topics. One such organization on campus is the Protect Life Club. The mission of the organization is to spark conversations, share information and educate students on […]


REVIEW: ‘Wonka’ a musical, fun film for the family

This past Christmas, moviegoers and candy fanatics were gifted with yet another adaptation of Roald Dahl’s children’s classic “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” in the form of “Wonka.” Directed by Paul King, the story deviates from the book and previous two adaptations by focusing more on the titular character’s backstory, […]


Passion for acting, directing drives popular theatre professor

When it comes to interesting professors here at the University of Detroit Mercy, few rival the passion and boisterous personality that accompany Associate Professor of Theatre Andrew Papa. Growing up in college towns with both of his parents being professors, a strong value on education was impressed on him from a […]


Panel examines overlap of LGBTQ, faith experiences

Despite the Catholic church’s official stance opposing same-sex marriage, the two sides are necessarily diametrically opposed, according to a panel of speakers who discussed the overlap of LGTBQ and faith experiences. Sponsored by University Ministry, the event last month included Hsiao-Lan Hu, a professor of Women and Gender Studies at Detroit […]


University Ministry welcomes students of all faiths, cultures

Retreats, prayer opportunities, quiet reflective areas and interfaith dialogue. These are what De- troit Mercy’s University Ministry offers students of all majors, cultures and faith backgrounds. The university was established on the foundations of Jesuit and Mercy traditions that date back centuries. Today, University Ministry is utilizing the central tenets of […]