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Volleyball qualifies for MAC tournament

The Eastern Michigan University’s women’s volleyball team qualified for the MAC tournament following a streak of four wins straight that started on senior weekend against Western Michigan and Northern Illinois. 

Governor candidate, El-Sayed on Gerrymandering

Last Monday, Oct. 23, I asked Abdul El-Sayed, who is running for Governor, “If you are elected to office, seeing how gerrymandering is working in our state and the super majorities Republicans hold in both congressional houses, how do you plan on compromising to fulfill your agenda?” 

EMU's men's basketball undefeated in off-season

The Eastern Michigan University men’s basketball team hosted the University of Michigan-Dearborn for the team’s second match of the season Sunday, Nov. 12, at the Convocation Center. Unlike their match against Spring Arbor, U of M-D proved to be a more competitive opponent. In the first half, U of M-D shot the ball extremely well from behind the arc keeping them in the game. However, the Eagles proved to be the better all-around team, winning the game with a final score of 97-73. The victory starts the Eagles season off undefeated with a pair of victories at home.  

EMU wrestling place fourth in four sets

Eastern Michigan University played host Saturday to a wrestling event at the Convocation Center for a plethora of teams from the Midwest. Opponents included Big Ten schools like Ohio State and Michigan State along with MAC opponents in Toledo, Northern Illinois and Central Michigan. These teams, along with other schools and universities, competed in 12 different weight restrictions. Of the 12, Eastern placed in the top four in four of the sets. Freshman Tanner Smith was the sole victor for the Eagles, placing first in the freshman/sophomore 149 pound weight division.  

Top Five Crafted Gifts to Keep the Ones You Love Warm this Winter

Grab your yarn and knitting needles or crochet hook! With winter quickly approaching these fab five knitted or crochet gifts are perfect for this holiday season. With numerous free patterns on the internet these gifts will make perfect staples for your friends’ and families’ winter wardrobes. Whether you are just learning or an advanced learner there is something here for you to keep the ones you love warm this winter.

Coming to the Faith: A Baptist's Journey

I sat down to chat with a student, Abigail Snyder, who had previously mentioned she considers herself a “big C” Christian, “little b” Baptist. I was interested in speaking with Abigail because I would like to hear about the Baptist perspective from a practicing, well-informed believer. Abigail attends Bible study weekly at the Eastern Student Center, while balancing her school work at Eastern Michigan and attends church every Sunday. 

What You Need To Know About Lip Balms To Protect Yourself

 As the harsh chill of winter approaches, many of us reach to our favorite lip balms for protection. But what if your lip products were doing more harm that good? Nearly 85% of the top lip care brands, tested by Reviews.com, contained harmful ingredients. So, how do you know if your favorites measure up to the competition? What else can you do to protect your pucker?