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Detroit Medical Orchestra Welcomes Student Members

Detroit Medical Orchestra Welcomes Student Members

Wayne State School of Medicine students and other local musicians cultivate their musical talents as members of the Detroit Medical Orchestra for the 2022-2023 concert season. Founded in 2009, DMO aims to create a space for medical students and professionals to “explore the connection between music and healing,” according to its website. DMO chairman Danish …

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Detroit police run more than 60 mental health errands a day;  new program aims to help

Detroit police run more than 60 mental health errands a day; new program aims to help

DETROIT (WXYZ) — “Kiazia Miller, Porter Burkes, these aren’t just anomalies, they happen all the time,” said community mental health activist Alexandria Hughes. Alexandria Hughes is a mental health activist in Detroit who has spent the year organizing rallies calling for a third-party mental health response team in Detroit. She told me her passion is …

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Metro Detroiters Respond to Court Order Blocking Student Debt Cancellation

Metro Detroiters Respond to Court Order Blocking Student Debt Cancellation

If you recently applied for student loan relief on www.studentaid.gov, you’ve probably seen a note that the program is currently on hold due to recent court orders. In light of the latest court ruling from a Texas federal judge, the program is no longer taking applications. “This court ruling is really, really significant because it …

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