The Michigan News Quiz. Because we love you.

The Michigan News Quiz. Because we love you.

September 22, 2017 | Bridge Staff

Answer a few questions. See how you compare with others who took the test. Post results to Facebook and Twitter. What could possibly be better?

Kid Rock may be more popular than Stabenow. But a poll saying so is shady.

September 22, 2017 | Richard Czuba

The media, and pollsters themselves, should agree to publicize only legitimate public surveys. Clickbait stories about bad ones can have real consequences.

A community ArtPrize project aims to make kindness more common

September 22, 2017 | Lori Tubbergen Clark, Azlan Ibrahim

If the aim of art is to change the beholder, even a little, this one has its heart in the right place.

U-M asks, ‘Where are the poor kids?’

September 21, 2017 | Ron French

It may be a world-renowned university, but the University of Michigan has yet to figure out how to get more low-income students to enroll. The solution may come down to a one-word  marketing tweak: Free

Text messages and rap videos. How the state is telling poor students they too can afford college.

September 21, 2017 | Ron French

It sounds like a mix between Big Brother and Helicopter Mom, but a three-year-old state program that helps guide first-generation college students and their families through the maze of financial aid may help Michigan increase low-income college enrollment.

A Detroit bathhouse cleans up its act. Welcome to the Schvitz. (Slideshow)

September 21, 2017 | Nancy Derringer

Once steamy and seedy, a North End sauna has booted the swingers and is investing big money in rehab work. Can it be a Detroit spa destination?

Ban open-water fish farms on Michigan’s Great Lakes

September 21, 2017 | Rick Jones, Gary Howell

The accidental release of farm-raised salmon in Washington shows the peril if Michigan were to allow open-water farms in our lakes, streams and rivers. Open-water farms spread disease, waste and the threat of harmful, invasive species.