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EMU receives $361K grant to support low-income Ypsilanti families

The Kresge Foundation has given Eastern Michigan University a $361,000 grant to expand programs for low-income families living in Ypsilanti housing projects.

The grant will support the Ypsilanti Family Empowerment Program, a community effort which began in 2012 to help families living in the award winning Hamilton Crossing development on Ypsilanti’s south side.

Previewing Central Michigan: Contain the Rush

It’s become a tradition for Eastern Michigan University to close out the regular season with a Friday Mid-American Conference game, as EMU has been doing so since 2006. This year the Eagles will venture to Mt. Pleasant, Mich. and face rival Central Michigan University for a 1p.m. kickoff.

Eagles fall to Spartans 89-65

The Eastern Michigan University men’s basketball team traveled to East Lansing to play against the Spartans of Michigan State University Monday night. The Eagles defense wasn’t enough to stop the no. three ranked Spartans as they fell 89-65.

Commuters can sometimes take family for granted

Commuting from home has become much more common for college students. In a recent national survey titled “How America Pays for College 2014” by Sally Mae, 54 percent of college students are now living at home.