The Santa Lie is a Necessary Evil

The Santa Lie is a Necessary Evil

Despite knowing the sad truth, Christmas can still be a magical time By: Ben Daugherty Almost every person I’ve talked to has believed or still believes in Santa Claus. Parents everywhere perpetuate this lie in order to achieve the “holiday spirit”. The same parents that teach their kids to never lie, are lying to their kids’ faces to get them to look forward to Christmas. Santa seems all fine and dandy until one day: the day you find out Santa isn’t real. The day you find out that you’ve sat…

Thanksgetting

Thanksgetting

Is Thanksgiving weekend about spending time with family or saving money on gifts? Black Friday has earned its reputation for bringing all of the crazy people out of their homes for one night. There are two types of people that go out on Black Friday: crazy people and people watchers. The crazy people mark this day on their calendars as the day they will buy all the items they’ve had their eyes on all year. Within the crazy people there are several different groups. The first group is the gamers….

Hidden Gem Reviews: Rod’s Place & The Session Room

Hidden Gem Reviews: Rod’s Place & The Session Room

By Joe Ramey Whether you’re looking for a snack or a sit down meal that doesn’t bust your budget, Rod’s Diner in Ann Arbor is the place for you. Highly recommended by students and Ann Arbor natives, Rod’s diner is a place to hang with friends and have a variety of different foods. For our visit, we tried what is widely known as “Bipimbob” or the most notable entrée on the menu. This dish was a plethora of oriental goodness, with its rice base being accompanied by a variety of…

State Championship or Bust?

State Championship or Bust?

With a more experienced and talented team than the 2014 Division II title squad, the Dreads have lofty expectations By: Ben Daugherty The whistle blew and the Dexter Varsity Field Hockey team took the field for their first game of the 2016 season. Freshman goalkeeper, Maggie Jones, arrived with something to prove as this was her first game in a Dexter uniform. If I’m thinking about being nervous, then it’s hard to focus on the game and the shots that are coming at me,” Jones said. “…my teammates have made it…