So, you're going to college. Or you're still going to college. Maybe you're still going to college after 30 years (literally, financially or psychologically). Or maybe you figure that you'll just watch the movies instead of reading thousands of dollars worth of textbooks. Whatever category you fall into, we've got something for you in Metro Times' first College Guide. From the art of dorm-room cooking to art school clichés, from an 18-year-old's money-problem screed to the politics of higher-and-higher tuition. We also list student-friendly places for dining, drinking, nightclubbing and more for Midtown Detroit, Ypsi and A2. (And there're even more dining suggestions in this week's food section.) Do you have advice for productive college years? Send them off to us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we'll pass them along to the masses. Or post your comments online.
Higher and higher
by Curt Guyette
What can stem the rising cost of higher ed?
by Julia Fitzgerald
Young, broke and directionless in the eyes of a 18-year-old
An anti-hipster cache
by Brian Smith
A start-up kit to the fiction and music you need to offset campus drudgery and cultural ephemera
Straight outta college
by Bill Holdship
DJ Graffiti and Ghostly's Sam Valenti talk of launching their music careers off the campus
The lucky 13
by Bill Holdship and Curt Guyette
Best films about college ... ever
by Josh Buckenberger
The ego-shredding, cliché-busting and cautionary confessions of an in-debt art school grad
Eye to eye
by Travis R. Wright
So you're studying photography? Read this.
by Michael Jackman
Eat cheaply, cook wisely, surprise everybody
by Michael Jackman
Crib notes on passing the 'bar exam'
by Lorena M. Craighead
Making the city of Detroit part of the curriculum
by Metro Times staff
Where students can get low-cost eats, couch-change drinks, cheap porn and more