News Briefs, Sept. 30

EMU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports Now Available

A security report that contains crime statistics is now available to the general public. It includes reporting procedures, as well as campus safety policies and reports on sexual assaults. A report on other dangers around campus is also available. Individuals looking to obtain a copy of either report can contact the University’s Department of Public Safety at 734-487-0892 or by visiting the following website: emich.edu/publicsafety/current_yearly_crime_stats.pdf.

Alarm triggered in Brown Apartments

Residents of Brown Apartments were evacuated from the building Monday, Sept. 29, at approximately 10:37 a.m., after the fire alarm went off. The fire alarm was said to be set off by burning food and everyone was able to return to his or her apartments shortly afterward.

EMU student leaders initiate student voting movement entitled ‘Your Voice, Your Vote’

The student government leaders at EMU are urging students to vote this coming November. Multiple opportunities and reminders to become a registered voter included an email from Student Body President Desmond Miller, sharing a registration form that Student Government staff will submit to the city clerk, Student Government going door to door in residence halls, the Secretary of State’s mobile office coordination, and other promotional offers.

Study Abroad Fair

EMU will host a Study Abroad Fair Tuesday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Center in Ballroom B. This will give students an opportunity to speak with previous students and faculty members who have studied abroad. The alumni will share experiences and how the opportunity enriched their lives. Students who attend the event will have a chance to enter a raffle for a $500 award toward the cost of the program. For more information, contact Benita Goldman at 734-487-2424.

Car Care Maintenance & Safety

Budget Towing will team up with EMU’s Officer Dorsey in a presentation on car care and safety at McKenny Hall in the Training Suite, Room 100. In this tutorial, students will learn what to do if their car breaks down and will learn tips and tricks on how to travel safely. The event will be Wednesday, Oct. 1,from noon to 2 p.m.

Sky Lounge

Student Center Room 300 will transform into a jazz atmosphere Thursday, Oct. 2. Live music and student mingling is promised to “saturate your senses and offer an upscale night life experience. The event will begin at 9 p.m. and is being presented by Campus Life.


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