Jill Faulkner-Bogdan


No spotlight big enough for Kanye's massive ego

West didn’t take home any moon men at Sunday night’s MTV Video Music Awards, but his now infamous interruption of Taylor Swift’s acceptance speech for Best Female Video will be remembered long after the night’s winners are forgotten.

A rude new world

Collectively, we do not disconnect ourselves long enough to say, “thank you” or “you’re welcome” when a door is held open for us, “excuse me” when we bump into others in the hall, or “bless you” when someone sneezes. We have all become too technologically involved for the most common of courtesies.

Commentary: Andrews is victim in voyeur scandal

ESPN sideline reporter Erin Andrews appeared on the season premiere of “The Oprah Winfrey Show” on Friday for what she said would be the first and last interview regarding the secretly taped nude footage of her that made headlines in July.

Makeover tips for your dorm room

For most students, college is the first opportunity to move out on their own — to have their own place, their own stuff and their own style. Unfortunately, dorm living can sometimes stifle style due to small spaces, strict rules, limited cash flow and mismatched roommates.

Commentary: U-M players need to wake up

The University of Michigan football team began its season last Saturday beneath the bleak shadow of scandal. On Aug. 29, the Detroit Free Press published an article in which both former and current U-M players alleged coach Rich Rodriguez and his staff forced the student-athletes to practice too long and too hard.