The Michigan Times

The Good Dinosaur Hits Home

Justin Shanlian

December 3, 2015

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  Critics and audiences were once fearful that the films of Pixar Studios would suffer now that they are offering multiple films each year, but after viewing “The Good Dinosaur” all fears should be dissolved. “The...

Thanksgiving Essentials

Meghan Christian

November 24, 2015

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We all know that the best thing about Thanksgiving is all of the delicious food that we get to gorge on. Everyone's family is a little different, so these might not be the essentials in your family, but here are some of my Thanksgiving...

“Master of None” Gets it Right

Meghan Christian

November 24, 2015

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With Thanksgiving break approaching fast, we all need to have a few shows in our lineup on Netflix to marathon while we try to fight that turkey coma. Thankfully, Netflix just released a new original show that will be just the...

WEC Helps to Clothesline Domestic Violence

Madeline Ciak

November 16, 2015

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While a clothesline is where clean shirts and pants are hung out to dry after they have been washed, the UM-Flint Women’s Educational Center set up a clothesline on the third floor of the UCEN in order to draw awareness to domestic...

Defamation Puts Audience Members Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Alexis Harvey

November 16, 2015

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Students are faced with a difficult decision to make in “Defamation.” Unlike your typical stage play, “Defamation” integrates the audience right into the action of the play. Set in a court room there is a judge, plaintiff and defendant. The twist is that the audience plays the jury. The case is Wade v. Golden. Regina Wade, played by Stacy Doublin is suing Arthur Golden, played by Richa...

Fake Monsters a Flop for “Goosebumps”

Justin Shanlian

October 26, 2015

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“Goosebumps” is the movie that fans of his horror genre have been waiting for because all the creepy elements from the classic books have made their way onto the big screen, but this film suffers from many imperfections that...

Flint Local 432 Turns 30

Madeline Ciak

October 10, 2015

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Flint Local 432, a substance-free music venue which is located in the heart of downtown Flint, was founded by Joel Rash 30 years ago, and a celebration was  held at the Flint Farmers Market Saturday, Oct. 3. The celebration...

UM-Flint Theatre Performs ‘Laughter of the 23rd Floor’

Jyothsna Ganesh

April 7, 2015

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When “Laughter on the 23rd Floor” first opened on Broadway in 1993, it was a riot. This play was written by the famous comedian Neil Simon, and was based on the Golden age of television. The UM-Flint theatre opened Neil Simon’s...

Flint Fights Blight

Jyothsna Ganesh

March 30, 2015

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In response to the blight that has plagued Flint for many years, the city has officially started a new campaign against blighted properties, with work already underway. The project, “Beyond Blight: City of Flint Comprehensive...

History Behind the History Quiz Night

Jyothsna Ganesh

March 30, 2015

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Growing from 40 to 200 participants, the History Quiz Night has come a long way in 12 years. “Last year, you wouldn’t have had this chair to sit (in),” said Wayne Newman, an alumnus of UM-Flint. 13 years ago, Dr. John...

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