Columns

The Gastronomical World Reflected

April 19, 2017

By Nick Roumel Before smartphones were invented, I managed to waste an equivalent amount of time on newspapers and magazines. Not only did I read the Ann Arbor and Detroit papers, but I subscribed to political magazines ranging from many lefty publications ...

A different perspective . . .

April 19, 2017

 A critique of the argument to extend ‘One-Year-Back Rule’ in Michigan By Lindsay N. Dangl I was reading the article written by Stephen H. Sinas titled “Extending the ‘one-year-back rule’ will decrease no fault litigation.” ...

Chinese Eggplant

April 19, 2017

There was tension at the vegetable party. The Italian eggplant was drunk. Swaying his fat hips, he stumbled his way to where the slim, lovely Chinese eggplant was sipping a Jasmine tea. “Hey! Paisan! Goombah!” She narrowed her eyes. “Do ...

Key IP challenge in auto industry: protecting software technology

April 19, 2017

By Jake Grove Your car now is filled with computer technology. It runs dozens of computer modules with sophisticated computer files including both software and data files.  The computer modules control your automatic transmission shifting, ...

Nobody goes there anymore

April 19, 2017

I told someone I loved a highly-regarded restaurant in her city, Portland, Oregon. She just sighed and shook her head. I immediately thought of Yogi Berra. Berra is in the Hall of Fame for baseball, but many know him chiefly through his mystical pronouncements ...

A 'Wonder'ful outcome at the Supreme Court

April 19, 2017

By Marie E. Matyjaszek You may recall a previous column about a young girl named Ehlena Fry, and her fight against Napoleon (Michigan) Community School’s refusal to allow her service dog, Wonder, to assist her while obtaining her education. Her family ...