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Police Blotter: Feb. 26


On Sunday Feb. 26 at 5:28 p.m., DPS received a call regarding a subject’s bicycle being stolen from outside of Best Residence Hall.

A firefighter's fuel

“Lewis? Lewis! Where are you? I can’t see you?” the woman screams in full panic. The woman is pinned between the front seat and steering wheel of her now destroyed truck.

U.S. and Russia tensions rise over Flynn

Russian and U.S. tension has finally come to rest, at least without us knowing. Michael Flynn, national security advisor to President Trump, was asked to resign after misleading Vice President Pence and other White House officials about a conversation between Flynn and the Russian ambassador to the United States.

Like any good politician, President Trump tried to direct attention away from this story, by creating another story that would grab more ratings.

EMU men's swim wins MAC Championship number 34

After The Eastern Michigan University men's swimming and diving team turned in a dominant preliminary performance at the 2017 Mid-American Conference Championships, Saturday, March 4, 13 members qualified for the championship heats. 

The qualified members were Freshman Matan Segal who posted the top time in prelims, senior Cole Bateman, sophomore Tosh Kawaguchi, Sophomore Ricky Perez also made the cut for the championship heat, turning in the seventh-ranked prelims time.

In addition, sophomore Jake Tyson touched in with one of the top prelim times to earn a lane in the championship heat of the 100 Freestyle.

Student government responds to Free Press article

On Wednesday, March 1, the Detroit Free Press published an article called "Eastern Michigan University plans to spend $35M on athletic upgrades". Since then, student government has responded to what the article states:

To those it may concern,

Student Government learned from The Detroit Free Press about the $35 million proposal to renovate and relocate several of Eastern Michigan University’s athletic facilities.

EMU plans to spend $35M on athletic renovations

The Eastern Michigan athletic department is planning to upgrade and renovate the athletic facilities and the renovation is set to cost $35 million.

Officials from the department have said that $9 million have been raised with $6 million coming from a single donor.

Fire in Phelps Hall displaces 49 students

More than 250 students were evacuated from Phelps Resident Hall at Eastern Michigan University when a piece of furniture caught on fire in the first floor lounge at 1 a.m., Tuesday, Feb.