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EMU remembers freshman honors student

Tragically, Eastern Michigan University lost a student, Blaise Hebert, 19, Thursday, May 21. His death comes as a shock and was unexpected by those who knew him.

Millennials changing societal norms

If I’m being honest, I’ll admit that I appreciate a full, well-trimmed man-beard. While some people might see a man’s unshaven face as rough and barbaric, I know I’m not alone in viewing a well-kept beard as a sign of maturity, authority, and having a general indie-hipster persona.

Be the change you want to see

In times of economic recession and political failure, it is up to the citizenry to alter the course of history, as we must all be the change we wish to see in the world.

Geothermal energy is the next step

When people talk about the oil industry in the United States, conversations tend to spiral downhill as we hope for a greener future, but expect no immediate changes.

Why you should vote for Bernie Sanders

In a time when the wealthiest people in the nation have more wealth than the bottom 90 percent combined, when they hold more influence than those in office, and when the voice of the people has virtually no effect on the policies being put into place, it is entirely evident that we need a major change in the ways we think and do things.

Risks of e-cigarettes

Every day I see it more and more frequently, students walking around or standing outside classes puffing away, not on traditional cigarettes, but on Electronic Cigarettes.

Marvel films are sexist

The comic book film industry has a huge problem with how it portrays its female characters – in that it doesn’t.

Construction still open after worker dies

The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) has not shut down construction at the historic Thompson Block building in Ypsilanti after a worker died Monday. 

However, a state review of safety measures is underway.

Why government spying should disturb you

Right now, the government is collecting the metadata – the digital trail you leave on your electronic devices – of millions of Americans and storing it in huge data-mining facilities across the country.