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Edgefest 2019: Out West

Edgefest, Ann Arbor’s internationally recognized annual four-day avant-garde jazz and new music festival, returns to the Kerrytown Concert House and The Blue Llama Jazz Club this October 16-19. The festival was founded in 1997 as a single day event. It’s since grown to become a major four-day musical exposition with a mission to expose new

The Fentanyl Factor

Ben Westhoff’s dive into the ‘deadliest wave of the opioid epidemic’ is the most frightening book of the year, and it’s mandatory reading By Chris Faraone @FARA1 First a spoiler alert: Among the multiple apocalyptic revelations in Ben Westhoff’s Fentanyl, Inc.: How Rogue Chemists Are Creating the Deadliest Wave of the Opioid Epidemic is sour

Zaynab Elkolaly

Zaynab Elkolaly is an 18-year-old senior at Washtenaw Technical Middle College. She is a proud Arab-American Muslim woman who is passionate about flying planes, reading every book she can get her hands on, explaining to people that Islam is not “the religion of terror”, and leading revolutions. She hopes to study nuclear engineering and public