Patrick Hayes

Patrick Hayes is a freelance writer with bylines for MLive,, the Detroit Free Press, SB Nation, and contributed an essay to "Happy Anyway: A Flint Anthology" by Belt Publishing. Follow him on Twitter (@patrick_hayes) and Instagram (@patrickhayes13) and see his work at He and his two children live on Flint’s side.
In The NewsTeam President Costa Papista explains the history and significance of the name and logo for Flint's new semi-pro soccer team.
Feature StoryMeleah Denson credits UM-Flint with giving her the support she needed to start a new career in nursing after her sister's death.

Tragedy helps UM-Flint graduate find new passion, career

In The NewsAfter the Tom's brand asked to use this photo, Patrick Hayes started thinking maybe Flint is the perfect fit for Toms.

Maybe Flint could be the perfect fit for Tom's

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