In my life, I have taken countless first steps. More often than I would like to admit, I have failed to take the subsequent second step. My anxiety and nerves got the best of me, and like a sitcom, I retreated back to the safety of my status quo.
When a strongly patriotic, war-based movie comes out, there’s always going to be some people who play the devil’s advocate in criticizing it. We have a free country with freedom of speech so anyone can say or think what they please.
The North American International Auto Show, to me, is hands down the best world-class event in the state of Michigan.
The solution should be simple, PUT YOUR PHONE AWAY—but it isn’t that easy. As a society, we have grown accustomed to constant contact and always being in the loop, so much so that we have forgotten just how nice it is to leave the house without bothersome phone calls, news notifications, emails and tweets following us everywhere we go.
It’s common for people of college age to follow a certain “path”. Graduate, maybe Master ’s degree, get married, buy a house, have children. But who decides this? Why do we get looked down upon for taking a different path?
Why, oh why do people have to turn acts of kindness into an opportunity to take a selfie and pat themselves on the back? Something that was meant to be selfless is then turned into an advertised image and description.
Flash forward to today. Jim Harbaugh has returned to Michigan and a seemingly bright future is ahead. As I’ve said before, great changes don’t happen overnight.
In each instance, the controversial calls were among the biggest talking points over the next week in the NFL. Situations like these are obviously worth discussing, as they had an impact on the end result of the games. However, as a Lions fan who would really like to see them win a playoff game before I die, I grew tired of hearing everyone from NFL experts to President Obama talking about how the Lions got robbed.
Volunteering is one of the most important pillars of communities; it brings people of so many different backgrounds together to try to solve different, important issues