Author Archives: Matt Friedrichs


February 20th, 2013 | by Matt Friedrichs

This is my second post as an alumni blogger and a trend has begun to emerge.  Since graduating I have moved

Detroit’s M-1 Line

January 30th, 2013 | by Matt Friedrichs

Finally, a serious conversation about bring some public transportation back to Detroit.  On July 18th, the US transportation secretary announced that the department had

Costly Communication

December 5th, 2011 | by Matt Friedrichs

In our brave new world we can communicate without effort and reach out to more people than ever before, but have we lost the ability to truly connect to people in the process?

Want to Frack?

November 28th, 2011 | by Matt Friedrichs

In addition to providing many environmental activists with a creative play on the f-word, fracking (short for hydrofracking, which in

Off With the Head!

November 14th, 2011 | by Matt Friedrichs

In an article entitled “The Republicans” in this past week’s Economist, former GOP nominee hopeful, Michelle Bachmann, is quoted as saying if she

Finding a Job

November 7th, 2011 | by Matt Friedrichs

This year, like every other, everyone is scrambling to find a job.  In the past it’s been fun to see who

A Different Kind of Diversity

October 31st, 2011 | by Matt Friedrichs

In The Washington Post this past Saturday, there was an interesting article on the increasing diversity of sub-urban neighborhoods in the DC area.  While


October 24th, 2011 | by Matt Friedrichs

Kill-a-Watt, a new student program to encourage energy reduction in the residents hall does just that. Starting just this past Wednesday (Oct. 19th) Kill-a-Watt is a month long energy reduction competition between 9 residence halls here on campus

Something Isn’t Right Here…

October 17th, 2011 | by Matt Friedrichs

In a recent bold move to cut expenditures, Topeka, Kansas set 30 domestic violence offenders free. The debate is over who– the city or the county – should pay for the processing of these misdemeanors.

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