By Jenna Herrick There are lots of sights to been seen at Piknik i Parken, otherwise known as PiPfest, in Oslo. Looking around, you'll spot musical performances, an abundance of food trucks, and children carrying large stacks of empty cups. Wait. What? Yes, dozens of four-foot-tall children walking around with stacks of cups almost as tall [...]

By Amber Ainsworth This past school year, I was so busy that I fell away from my passions a lot. I was writing because I was the editor of my school's paper and have an internship at a news station, but I felt like I wasn't doing what I loved to do. Before this trip, [...]

By Amber Ainsworth When it comes to writing, I have always been a sporadic journalist. My favorite story ideas are ones that I stumble upon, and I write the best stories when I'm not sitting down with the intention to write. Last weekend, I came across a story I am going to do while I'm [...]

During Musikkfest Oslo last weekend, we visited Hausmania and I was immediately intrigued. The large building is covered from top to bottom in graffiti of all colors. From Norwegian words to sentences in English such as, “Chinese food rules,” it was an interesting assortment of art and chaos that I needed to explore more. The [...]

While in Norway, I’ve quickly discovered that people outside of Detroit have very different views of the city where I work and spend much of my time, but those views aren’t all full of negativity. To some people, they’ve heard it’s a failing city, while others have an impression that it’s on the rise and [...]