As the stress of a college semester increases the EMU Wellness Center offers students and dog lovers a chance to relax with Wellness Woof Wednesday.
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.
Thursday, Sept. 15
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.
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.
Jeanette Zalba, EMU Director of Housing and Residence Life, held an open forum on thursday evening to discuss the racist hate speech found on Eastern Michigan University campus.
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.
A new racial slur was found written in the stairwell of Wise Hall while Eastern Michigan University Administration drafted their response to the students challenge for resolutions.
Paul Fricano, Jordann McDermitt and Hylnur Anderesson were all named athletes of the week in their respective sports for their performances over the weekend.
The aftermath of the hate speech discovered Tuesday morning on EMU’s campus was immediate. Students gathered at the scene of the incident.