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Police blotter, June 25

Friday, June 17

  • A 25 year old Ferndale man was pulled over by the Department of Public Safety for going the wrong way down Jarvis Street at 3:17 a.m.

Ypsilanti provides hidden gem in golf course

Eagle Crest Golf Club, located at 1275 S. Huron, is an 18 hole course that offers superior views and superior playability, but it offers much more than that. Eagle Crest is a gem that not many students at Eastern Michigan University know about. So let’s fill in the details.

Simmons named NCAA All-American

Eastern Michigan University men’s track and field member Solomon Simmons earned NCAA First Team All-American honors at the 2016 NCAA Outdoor Championships, June 9.

Sociology major awarded $50,000

Scholarships are strongly sought out by college students today and usually the larger the award amount, the more challenging it is to obtain it.

News briefs, June 13

  • Harry Potter is coming to Halle Library all week. According to the EMU event calendar, the National Library of Medicine will be exploring the books with a six person panel who will discuss “the Renaissance scientific traditions of alchemy, astrology and natural philosophy.” This free event will take place each day this week and will run all day long.

A possible look at EMU's dining services

The Board of Regents is considering privatizing Eastern Michigan University’s Dining Services. This cost saving measure could affect concessions at the Crossroads Marketplace, Dinning Commons, Convocation Center and half a dozen of the small shops sprinkled throughout campus.

“It could turn out we stay with the current dinning services,” Executive Director of Media Relations Geoff Larcom said to a journalist from M-Live last May.

According to the Detroit Free Press, the move comes from a report calling for the university to reduce expenditures by $27 million.

A request for proposals on a privatization plan was released by the university on April 25, with a due date of May 13.

We will prevail, 2022: Satirical Essay

President Donald Trump spoke today about the conflict in China and how the recent bombing raid on Hong Kong has paved the way for American victory.

“The Chinese don’t have any clue what hit them,” he said.

Looking into the benefits of obtaining a mentor

According to, young adults who were at-risk for falling off track but had a mentor are 55 percent more likely to enroll in college, 78 percent more likely to volunteer regularly, 90 percent more interested in becoming a mentor later in life, and 130 percent more likely to hold leadership positions.