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John Merriman lectures on history of modern terrorism

John Merriman, Ph.D., professor of history at Yale University and author, lectured on the origins of modern terrorism and discussed the relationship between anarchists, terrorism and European states on Thursday, Sept. 22 in the Halle Library auditorium.

Police Blotter, Sept. 26

Thursday, Sept. 15

  • A burglary was reported at 4:58 p.m. at Concord Drive. The offense occurred on Sept. 15 between 7 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. The current status of this case is open.
  • A subject was arrested for felony warrants and also in possession of a controlled substance at 6:17 p.m. at Adams and Washtenaw Avenue. The current status of this case is open.

Eagles win despite turnovers

Despite a four interception game by redshirt junior quarterback Todd Porter, Eastern Michigan was able to start their season with a 3-1 record, the best start since 1995. The Eagles were led by the defense that allowed only 10 points over the course of the game while also posting a total of seven tackles-for-loss.

Students of color assemble at EMU football game

After four days of feeling unheard by Eastern Michigan University administration, students of color assembled at EMU’s football game in all black clothing to demonstrate for racial injustice on campus, following two separate messages of racist hate speech being found.

“Do I have to write something on a building in order to get noticed,” said Chelsea Dixon, Health Administration major.

Before the game 10 non-EMU police cars were parked in front of the main entrance to the Rynearson Stadium, in addition to the EMU police being dispersed around the area.

Unity rally held two days after EMU discovered racist hate speech

A recent EMU graduate turned faculty member sent University Christian Fellowship Director Sarah Jackson a message on the morning of the initial discovery of the racist hate speech that was painted on the wall of King Hall which motivated Pastor Jackson, her staff, and members of UCF to put together a unity rally that took place just over 48 hours after.