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My most anticipated games of 2017

A new year is upon us, and that means a brand-new set of games will be coming out. As a lifelong gamer myself, there are many games that specifically have my attention, and I am really looking forward to.

Police blotter: Jan. 15

Sunday

On Jan. 8 at 5:17 p.m., DPS received a call regarding a heated verbal altercation between roommates inside of Phelps residence hall.

"Hidden Figures" represents various themes of race and sex

Not that often do you see a film centering around a historical woman, let alone three, let alone African-American women, let alone the very women who sent the United States first man around the orbit of the Earth!

"Hidden Figures" is a 2016 biographical drama, based on the book of the same name by Margot Lee Shetterfly, telling the story of three best friends who worked on the NASA space program, and more specifically Project Mercury and later the Apollo II mission.

The story centers around brilliant mathematician and child prodigy, Katherine Johnson, fellow mathematician, Dorothy Vaughan and engineer-to-be, Mary Jackson as they worked toward sending the first man in orbit around the Earth.

What I liked most about this film was the various themes brought up in regards to race and sex.

News Briefs: Jan. 15

Eastern Michigan University announces new STEM initiative partnership

Eastern Michigan University partners with the Ann Arbor Hands on Museum to promote education in science and mathematics related subjects to the Ypsilanti community.

As national rates fall, EMU’s attendance numbers rise

College football attendance rates continue to fall as people across the country are staying at home to cheer on their favorite team.

The average for all programs in the division was 43,483 people per game in 2014, but has now fallen to 43,288 in 2015. This is less than a one percent decrease, but this just more statistics that show that people are not leaving their homes to see live college football games.

Police blotter Dec. 12

Sunday, Dec. 4

  • At 2:05 a.m. a traffic stop was conducted at the location of Cross Street and Ballard Street. The driver was cited for Minor in possession (MIP). This case was closed on Dec. 4.