Author: Vershay Burks


‘Lion’ evokes African spirit

I am not a huge fan of musicals, but I made an exception for “The Lion King” at Detroit Opera House. The Disney film compares nothing to the wonderful stage production. It was like the audience got to experience Africa in Detroit. There were spiritual aspects to the show that […]


Joy, heartbreak color students’ Valentine memories

BY Vershay Burks, JENNA DANIEL AND AKILEA McKAY VN SPECIAL WRITERS   For University of Detroit Mercy students, Valentine’s Day will be awkward, heart-breaking, romantic, sickening or just another day to share happiness with others. Last week, many students and some staff members at UDM were asked about their most […]