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5/14/2016 12:00 AM
Technical marvels hold powerful draw
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Do we own our smart phones or do they own us? It depends on whom you ask. Baby boomers respond differently from those in Generations X, Y, and Z. …

5/13/2016 12:00 AM
Legislation undermines African-American voting turnout
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — In recent weeks, President Obama seems to have gotten his groove back as a speaker, enthralling and challenging audiences as he did eight years ago. …

5/9/2016 12:00 AM
Race for Hope helps slow down cancer
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
A special event in our nation’s capital brought me here for a day to raise awareness of and to raise money for research on brain tumors. This was the 19th year that Race for Hope has been held in Washington. …

5/8/2016 12:00 AM
The nurturing power of association
BY KEITH C. BURRIS BLADE EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
What holds us together? What makes society society? Or community community? …

5/8/2016 12:00 AM
A right to resist authority
BY RHIANNON DEMILT OTTAWA HILLS JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
“You have the right to remain silent. If you give up the right to remain silent, anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to an attorney. If you desire an attorney and cannot afford one, an attorney will be provided for you before police questioning.” Have we …

5/8/2016 12:00 AM
Power to the individual
BY CLAIRE KOHLER NOTRE DAME ACADEMY
After a high-speed chase, the officer handcuffs the suspect and recites the famous line: “You have the right to remain silent ... whatever you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to an attorney ...” Thanks to the movies, some might argue that fifty years after Miranda, Americans know these …

5/8/2016 12:00 AM
For the seemingly powerless
BY SADIE KAPLAN NOTRE DAME ACADEMY
Fifty years after the Supreme Court’s ruling in Miranda v. Arizona, consider the following: It’s 2 a.m. After an intense foot chase over fences, through back alleys, and around dark corners, a police officer tackles a suspect to the ground. On unforgiving concrete, the full weight of the law literally comes down atop the captured solitary figure. The suspect …

5/7/2016 12:00 AM
Motherhood is a grand destiny
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
When my older sister was expecting her first child, I asked her to write down what she was thinking as she approached motherhood. As a single woman, I couldn’t fathom the concept. It seemed so drastic. Life-changing. Permanent. …

5/7/2016 12:00 AM
What teaching is really like
BY CHRIS WOJCIECHOWSKI
To the untrained eye, teaching appears to be a dream job. Who wouldn’t want to work so few hours, for so few days of the year? But this is simply not the reality of teaching. During Teacher Appreciation Week, we take a long hard look at what teaching in America actually looks like for most of our country’s educators.  …

5/6/2016 12:00 AM
Soccer stadium has several hurdles
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Last week, with considerable fanfare and huge headlines, developer Dan Gilbert announced he would build a new billion-dollar major league soccer complex on the downtown Detroit site where a half-finished jail now sits. …




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