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News briefs, May 29

  • Memorial Day is Monday! In a tradition practiced by communities across the country, Ypsilanti will be having its very own Memorial Day Procession. According to, the parade will have its staging area on Catherine Street and will run down Huron Street to Cross Street, then go past the south side of campus to the cemetery.

Police blotter, May 29

Friday, May 13, 2016.

  • A fight around the corner of Pearl and Normal Streets caught the attention of the Ypsilanti Police Department and the Department of Public Safety at 5:10 a.m.

A closer look at EMU's new president

On July 1 Eastern Michigan University’s new president, James M. Smith will be moving into his office in Welch Hall.

Smith began his career as a public school teacher in Ohio.

News briefs, May 15

Over 100 vintage motorcycles will crowd into the streets of Depot Town Tuesday evening. Depot Town Bike Night starts at 5:30 p.m., according to Visit Ypsi.

Police blotter, May 14

Thursday, May 5, 2016.

  • The Department of Public Safety pulled over what they called a “suspicious vehicle” at the corner of College Place and Cross Streets at 4:24 a.m.

Swoop's Student Food Pantry creator awarded 'Outstanding Community Impact' award

This past April during the Michigan Campus Compact’s annual event at Michigan State University, Haley Moraniec, a social work major from Eastern Michigan University, was awarded the ‘Outstanding Community Impact’ award for her work in developing the Swoop’s Student Food Pantry at EMU.

The pantry is solely campus-based and is dedicated to helping current EMU students with food assistance when in need.

Police blotter, May 10

Thursday, April 28, 2016. 

Three unknown women were walking through the parking structure at 2:17 a.m., April 28.