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Mark Naida

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‘Birzer Bandana’ ties together science fiction, apocalyptic poetry, and British prog-rock

Theology, intellectual rock, and the liberal arts — these are three main elements of the debut album by Birzer Bandana, a collaboration between progressive...

Preserve college tradition: Go to convocation

“As the students filed in, there was the din of voices—happy because of the renewal of friendships,” a reporter for the Collegian described the...

A Place for Rock

The Pink Jalapeno Poppers, a deep-track Red Hot Chili Peppers cover band, snuck into the jazz studio in the Howard Music Building late one...

Mike Ilitch was a Ball Player

It has been said that every American male is a failed baseball player. Mike Ilitch was no different. The son of Macedonian immigrants nearly...

A criminal’s cave in Hillsdale County

As stories have their way, they get bigger, taller, more true to the intent of the storyteller than to the facts. In local legends,...