Life Blog

1/14/2014 2:37pm

Tonight: The Cross St. Chronicles

Hey there EMU students! If the cold temperatures have you down, nothing solves that winter blues than curling up with hot coffee and listening to poetry. On January 14 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Ugly Mug Cafe and Rostery, 317 W. Cross St., Ypsilanti, will be hosting a monthly poetry and variety open mic night. The Cross St. Chronicles will feature spoken word, music and comedy.

10/29/2013 1:58pm

P.I.N.K. organization hosted event for Pink Week

On October 17th, I AM P.I.N.K. Hosted a Dine and Donate at the Tower Inn in Ypsilanti. The Dine and Donate was one of the many events that was included during their PINK WEEK which was from Oct. 13th, through the 19th. 20% of all the proceeds from the event went back into the organization for resources that will be needed throughout the year. The event lasted from 5 pm until 10 pm.

11/2/2012 6:07pm

Organization facilitates student community service

Even though they don’t always act like it, teenagers are capable of doing many great things for the world. Beneath the surly disposition lies an endless well of passion and energy just bursting to be pointed in the right direction. Gail Wolkoff and her all-inclusive L3C learning/community service organization, Dedicated to Make a Change, is giving teens the GPS they need to do better.

6/11/2012 4:42pm

Depot Town Strawberry Showcase

Strawberries could easily be the official snack of summer. Whether you love them smothered in sugar or as part of a tasty pastry, the plump red fruit is a favorite among both the young and the old, whether health-savvy or junk food junkies. And now, on Saturday, June 16th from 11am to 2pm, you can explore Depot Town and sample several strawberry-licious creations courtesy of several businesses in the Ypsilanti community as part of the Depot Town Strawberry Showcase.

4/10/2012 5:00pm

'March for Autism' coming to EMU

Autism is a developmental disability that occurs in children as young as three years old. Autism affects children in three crucial areas: social interaction, behavior, and language. This commonly results in children being withdrawn, lacking social skills or having behavioral problems.

4/2/2012 11:22pm

Gotye, Kimbra worth all the hype after EMU performance

After months of buzz and anticipation, the long awaited Eastern Michigan University debut of Belgian/Australian indie rock artist Gotye finally landed at Pease Auditorium on March 29. The sold out show, which featured the buzz-worthy up-and-coming pop artist Kimbra, did not disappoint.

Whitney Houston arrived at the Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Party held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel Beverly Hills, California, February 9, 2008. (Fitzroy Barrett/Landov/MCT)
2/11/2012 8:52pm

Singer Whitney Houston dead at 48

At approximately 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, the Associated Press reported the world-famous pop singer Whitney Houston had died. This was confirmed by Houston’s publicist in a statement to the Associated Press.

1/20/2012 3:11pm

Gotye live at Pease Auditorium

On Monday, April 2, 2012 Australian electro artist Gotye will be making his Detroit area debut at Pease Auditorium.

9/5/2009 1:07am

A message from Life Editor Jeff Gerding

Welcome to the brand new! We are all very proud of our new website and hope you all enjoy it. In addition to looking a lot better than our old website, it’s also far more functional and organized and will make it easier for us to include multimedia content, which we hope to produce more of in the future.