Author: Mak Manciel


OPINION: NIL can work in college sports but needs caution

The recent changes allowing college athletes to profit from their Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) have sparked a heated debate in the world of college basketball. While many see this as a long-overdue opportunity for athletes to benefit from their talents, others worry about the potential impact on the integrity […]


Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority brings sisterhood to Detroit Mercy

The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (AKA) chapter at the University of Detroit Mercy is more than just a Greek organization. It’s a sisterhood dedicated to service, community and lifelong connections. Lauren Winters andNatasha Mickles are proud members of AKA at UDM, sharing their insights into why they joined the sorority […]


OPINION: ‘Henry Sugar’ a mystical ride for audiences

“The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Three More” is a captivating and interesting movie based on the life of Henry Sugar. Told through film adaptations of Ronald Dahl’s intriguing short story collection, the film, which is directed by the visionary filmmaker Wed Anderson, is a cinematic masterpiece that contains […]


OPINION: Bob Marley biopic an inspiring musical journey

“Bob Marley: One Love” was an inspiring yet poignant film that factually implements an account of the historic life lived by Bob Marley. Through a rather rich lens of archived footage, real interviews and rather powerful music this film dives deep in Marley’s journey, starting with his humbling beginning in […]


Detroit Mercy softball season ushers in new era

As we jump into a new season of softball the Titans are looking to jump into an exciting year. They enter this season with nine returnees, four transfers and a new head coach.   Led by Coach Dan Vitale, a strong leader with enormous passion for the game, this team […]