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At CMA's Career Day, professionals spoke to the students about careers and life. As they spoke, students took notes so they can implement in their lives. 
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Career Day helps student learn about a variety of careers

Students know how important it is to be exposed by employees to have a better viewpoint on what jobs and majors they would take.  On April 25, employees from General Motors, Quicken Loans, and many other companies were at CMA notifying everyone about their background and experiences from work and in life.  Michelle Lee and Tavonne Pierce, senior corporate auditors of General Motors spoke to students about their background, personal life, and General Motors. As they spoke, students were engaged and took notes so they can implement in their lives.  When asked about her challenges in life, Michelle Lee said: “I didn’t face any challenges getting into college.



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Poetry club inspires writers

Inside Out’s “City Wide Poets” has been implemented in CMA for two years. This is a premiere group that thrives on the creative ideas and writing of members.  Brittany Rogers, the sponsor of City Wide poets, said she is excited about this years’ prospects.  "I chose to start the program because of how important poetry was in my life," Rogers said.




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Batter up! Spring means it's time for baseball

Baseball season is back in action for high school, college and the major league. Opening Day was April 2, and the excitement for the new season remains the same.  With the National Basketball Association’s season ending soon, it seems as if the entire sports world is focused on the sports world.  Senior Darnell Thaxter said: "I don’t usually watch baseball but basketball is about gone now and it is time to watch another sport.”  Family and friends can go and enjoy a nice baseball game and see the fan favorite Detroit Tigers. The Communication & Media Arts High School baseball team are now the only remaining of the four major sport programs students can participate in.



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Seniors prep summer plans

As senior year is coming to a end, high school seniors around the country are preparing themselves for senior year by visiting vacationing hosting open houses, partying, hanging out with high school friends and shopping for apartment/dorm and even shadowing the school they're attending next fall. This summer is something they’re gonna remember for the rest of their lives, and it's where they make the biggest decision of their life.


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Is Trump limiting freedom of the press?

The media delivers the news to its consumers, aiming to supply them with information that will inform citizens about what happens in the world around them.  There has been speculation as to if President Donald J.


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Detroiter Farmer inspires CMA students

People in life sometimes struggle to overcome challenges and feel as if life is against them and they will never make it.  The story of Detroit native Nicole Farmer shows teens at CMA that anything is possible if you put your mind to it.  At just age 13, Nicole Farmer was pregnant and she and her grandmother did not see eye to eye.


As part of MLK Day, Communications and Media Arts High School staff, students and other volunteers came together to fix up the communities around the school.
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CMA beautifies community for MLK Day

On Martin Luther King Jr Day, Communications and Media Arts High School staff, students and other volunteers came together to fix up the communities around the school to create a better and safe environment for not only the residents in the area but for many CMA students who deal with rough conditions on a daily basis.  “Helping out during the community project made me feel like a better person because I gave back to the community that I was raised in while helping future residents of the community as well," sophomore Dylan Daniels said. Leadership, communication, and strong morals were demonstrated by the students who participated in the MLK community project.


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Top officials visit CMA for College Promise

Top Officials Visit CMA for College Promise  By Mason Simpson and Sarah Wright  Paying for college is a strenuous task, but it could be getting easier for students in the Detroit Public Community Schools District due to a Detroit College Promise program expansion.  The Promise, which previously provided students two-year scholarships to community colleges, will now include four-year colleges and universities.


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With college costs rising, hungry college students seek help from food pantries

Hungry college students seek help from food pantries By Miaun McCloud As if balancing the stress of a heavy work load, keeping grades up, and tuition payments aren’t enough, college students all throughout America are in debt and starving.   “I would feel like I need to go back to momma and daddy and survive off them," said senior Lapria Junior, who will soon be a college freshman. Universities are accepting more and more low-income students; yet the price of a higher education is steadily rising.


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From purple to green: CMA starts recycling

From purple to green: CMA starts recycling By Tarious Porter  Newly staffed teacher Ms.Elwood has been the leader of CMA’S recycling initiative. “We had a slow start to begin with,” said Elwood said, adding that by early January everyone is getting in the swing of things.  “Over the past few months the amount of paper we been recycling has significantly gone up,” said Ms. Clawson.  With 3 billion to 6 billion trees cut down per year every bit counts when it comes to recycling.



CMA vice principal Cox and students gather canned goods for the less fortunate.
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CMA unites for annual Canned Food Drive

Feed the Homeless  By Kenyetta Henderson The spirit of Christmas and giving inspired the 6th annual Canned Food Drive together with Gleaners Community Food Bank where many Communication & Media Arts High School students donated thousands of can goods to the homeless.  The donations included: canned fruits, ravioli, vegetables and even Vienna sausages.


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Trump's win promotes bullying

By Ajanee Kelly and Alaunna Mckeithen  Donald Trump was elected 45th president of the U.S., it’s been a very close and emotional election.  Throughout the entire election candidates Hillary Clinton and Trump participated in several contemptuous debates. “Bullying is always wrong, it’s very uncomfortable for others going through bullying, especially since the future president is promoting this, it’s as if the president is promoting bullying, which shouldn’t be promoted at all," said Malaysia Townsend, a freshman at Oak Park Freshman Institute.  Sometimes you can’t do anything about it, the same with skin.


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