DSO’s Heroes Gala raises record-breaking $1.4 million for youth music education

Detroit Symphony Orchestra music director Leonard Slatkin shared the stage with his Los Angeles childhood friend, six-time Grammy winning songwriter Randy Newman to perform at the annual Heroes Gala on June 6. This year’s benefit concert was the highest grossing fundraising event in DSO history. The event raised more than $1.4 million to support for … More DSO’s Heroes Gala raises record-breaking $1.4 million for youth music education

22 Percent of WSU Students on Academic Probation

Twenty-two percent of Wayne State students are on academic probation and 13 percent of students graduate within four years. The Board of Governors Student Affairs Committee met to discuss this problem and implement changes to support students through advising, tutoring and professional career-oriented opportunities. As part of a campus-wide initiative to give students more attention … More 22 Percent of WSU Students on Academic Probation

WSU, campus leaders, students honor civil rights activist Viola Liuzzo with honarary degree, scholarship and ceremony

Viola Liuzzo was a civil rights activist who was not only a Detroiter, but also a student at Wayne State Nursing School. On March 25, 1965, Liuzzo was murdered by Ku Klux Klan members after marching for the Voting Rights Act in Selma, Alabama. WSU honored the fifty-year anniversary of her death and her ninetieth … More WSU, campus leaders, students honor civil rights activist Viola Liuzzo with honarary degree, scholarship and ceremony

Analysis: Students, Muslim community say Chapel Hill is hate crime

Although Americans hold dearly to their freedom of religion, people are still getting killed because of their religious and ethnic backgrounds. Hate crimes against Muslims have been steadily increasing these past few weeks and getting more news coverage. One of which, is the Chapel Hill Shooting. The loss of the 3 victims, Deah, Yusor and … More Analysis: Students, Muslim community say Chapel Hill is hate crime