News briefs, Nov. 18

Extended Programs - Using Credit Carefully

A seminar about how to use credit carefully will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, in room 104 of the Student Center. The seminar covers topics including how to improve a credit score, how bad credit and interest rates affect you and when bankruptcy can become an option. The seminar is LBC approved.

Panel Discussion: Poetry as Activism

Native American poets and sketch comedy troupe, the 1491s, will join Eastern Michigan University’s Native American Student Organization to discuss the role of poetry in contemporary Native American society. The panel discussion will be from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, in room 300 of Halle Library. The event is free and LBC approved.

1491s - Native American Poets and Sketch Comedy Troupe

Following the panel discussion about poetry as activism at 3 p.m. the 1491s will perform and discuss poetry. The event will also have an open mic for students to sign up for at the event. The performance and open mic will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, in room 300 of the Student Center.


Tintypes is a musical revue of America set at the turn of the 20th century. The show plays Friday, Nov. 21 and Saturday, Nov. 22 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 23 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Quirk Theatre. Tickets are $9. For ticket information visit This event is LBC approved.

Friday Night Movie: If I Stay

The free Friday night movie “If I Stay” will be showing at both 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21. The movie follows Mia Hall, a teenager in a coma after a car accident having an out-of-body experience. The movie will be shown in the Student Center Auditorium.


Eastern Michigan University’s Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band and Marching Band will have a combined concert for the annual BANDORAMA. Adult tickets are $10, student and senior tickets are $8 and children under the age of 12 are $6. The concert will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, in Pease Auditorium. For ticket information visit This event is LBC approved.

Movement Hansori: Wulim Concert

Hansori, a traditional Korean drumming group, will be doing several different performances including drumming, dancing and singing. The event will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, in the Student Center Auditorium. The cost is free and the concert is LBC approved.

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