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Issue 1 of the Black & Gold is out for your enjoyment.

Issue 1 of the Black & Gold is out for your enjoyment.

News: CHS Millage proponents and opponents Opinion: New "Social Host" laws prosecute parents for teens' partying New electronics and Apps allow parents to monitor your every move Election Page: The B&G interviews three local candidates on why the teen vote matters Obama vs, Romney's ideology Timeline Homecoming Focus: Game & ...
Dan Gerber to Read at Horizon

Dan Gerber to Read at Horizon

Dan Gerber, poet and author, will be reading from his latest book of poetry, SAILING THROUGH CASSIOPEIA, on Saturday, November 3 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at Horizon Books of Traverse city. Dan Gerber's mastery of layered imagery and crystalline vision marry European Romanticism with American Zen. These meditative poems engage the natural landscape

"The Finish": Mark Bowden on the Hunt for Osama bin Laden

THE DAILY BEAST - Mark Bowden’s The Finish is the first book, and, to date, the definitive one, that looks at the Osama bin Laden raid from President Obama’s perspective as he sat in the Oval Office debating how to continue the then-seven-year hunt for the al Qaeda leader. Bowden was granted rare access to the president to discuss the raid and
Local teenager, McKenzie Dempsey to publish her third fantasy novel

Local teenager, McKenzie Dempsey to publish her third fantasy novel

Local teenager, McKenzie Dempsey, is about to publish her third fantasy fiction novel, a four-book series, Spirit Hearts.  She has lectured at local schools sharing her interests, her accomplishments, and her stories. She gave a presention for students of the St. Francis School system in Traverse City on September 21st and had a book signing ...

YoungArts Award Application: Deadline October 19

          Do you know talented students grades 10-12 who are passionate about: Cinematic arts Theater Dance Visual Arts  Jazz Voice Music Writing Photography Encourage your students to apply for a YoungArts Award. Visit youngarts.org/apply. The YoungArts Awards program: Has 600 winners each year Awards ...
Attention Writers

Attention Writers

Capture the stories of your life in writing with author and teacher Anne-Marie Oomen. Friday, September 21, 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Oleson Center on the campus of Northwestern Michigan College. The cost is $45 ($38 if you are age 62+ and live in GT County). For details click here and scroll to course Harvesting the Life Story. For more ...