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Student Center Holds Panel: Ending Abortion Stigma Through Conversation

The Student Center held a panel titled Ending the Stigma of Abortion Through Conversation, Friday the 10th from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. All three of the women spoke from their own personal experiences with abortion. For the sake of their security they will all remain anonymous for this article. The only information disclosed was the ages they all are now and the ages they all were at the times they had their procedures.

Disney Channel's "Andi Mack" Includes LGBTQ Characters

The Disney Company has continued its goal of inclusion of the LBGTQ+ community with the Disney Channel series, “Andi Mack” which airs on Fridays at 8 pm. The series is the first Disney show or movie to include an LBGTQ+ storyline. Over this season “Andi Mack” will explore an overlying story of one of main characters coming out as gay, Cyrus Goodman (Joshua Rush). The storyline holds very real emotions of coming out as part of the LBGTQ+ community, including the fear of telling people and feelings that you must hide it to fit in, shown through the eyes of character Cyrus Goodman. According to ABC News the subsequent episodes of the season will deal with Cyrus’s, “journey to self-acceptance as a gay person.” 

Latinx Student Association holds Dia de los Muertos Celebration

The Latinx Student Association (LSA) has been preparing for the Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration all month. It took 10  people to set up an hour before the event began on Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. Around 85 students signed into the event. However, it appeared that more than one hundred students attended the event to enjoy the night’s festivities. Students came in for various reasons including EMU’s Edge program, study table hours, and fun. 

Letter to the Editor from IYSSE

Students today are living in a period unlike any in history, with unprecedented levels of inequality, escalating military violence and the looming threat of authoritarianism. The average student in Eastern Michigan University's graduating class of 2018 will have lived their entire academic life — 17 years — with the United States at war in Afghanistan. The same student will leave college with an average of over $37,000 of debt. This generation of college students will have shorter lives, lower incomes and fewer opportunities than their parents and grandparents.

Eastern Michigan University celebrates writing

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”

Maya Angelou might have never written more truthful words throughout her incredible existence, and if one were to read the collages of writer’s opinions that decorated the walls of Eastern Michigan University’s Day of Writing event at the Student Center, Oct. 30, they’d agree that her sentiment may be unanimous.

Wellness Woof Howl-oween

There were tricks and dog treats this past Tuesday, Oct. 31 on the fifth floor of the Rec-IM Building as students gathered, some in costume, for a therapeutic Halloween experience during the latest installment of Eastern Michigan University’s Wellness Center’s Wellness Woof program.