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Information Overload: An addiction or just keeping up?

The Pew Research Center, in December 2016, put out a report that said around 20% of Americans feel overloaded by their choices in today’s information-saturated world. 253 more words

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Dexter, Brother Rice, Cranbrook repeat in state swimming finals

Dexter didn’t make many trips to the top rung of the awards stand during Saturday’s Division 2 swimming and diving finals at Eastern Michigan in Ypsilanti. 489 more words


Defending champ Brother Rice holds slight edge in swim finals

Birmingham Brother Rice swimmers insist they’re up to the challenge.

If the Warriors hope to win their fourth consecutive Division 1 swimming and diving team championship, they will have to withstand challenges from at least five other teams right behind them. 656 more words


What to watch in boys swimming and diving championships

The Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Lower Peninsula boys’ swimming and diving championships take place Friday and Saturday at Oakland University (Division 1), Eastern Michigan University (Division 2) and the Holland Aquatic Center (Division 3). 676 more words


Oakland University dance professor curates The Michigan Five performance

Rachel Moulden for Digital First Media

Gregory Patterson shares his passion for music and dance through the students he teaches at Oakland University.

“I was always interested in dance as a kid, but was more of a sports guy growing up,” says Patterson, a Warren resident and associate professor of dance, who has been teaching at OU for 21 years. 443 more words

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Mason girls fall in regional semifinal

STURGIS – Autumn Kissman knew it had been some time since the Mason girls basketball program had experienced some postseason success.

The senior center played a part in changing that. 500 more words


My Second Life Experience

Secondlife.com provides a virtual world for avatars of any kind to adventure in and around a world that is unlike their real one. This Second Life experience was one of my first virtual reality experiences on a computer and I found myself getting more engaged than I had originally thought. 487 more words

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