Friday, May 13, 2016.
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Friday, May 13, 2016.
The Eastern Michigan University baseball team season came to a close Saturday night after an impressive run in the Mid-American Conference tournament in Avon, Ohio this weekend.
Hollywood casting, when it comes to diversity, is taking one step forward and two steps back, but theatre is boldly progressive. The #OscarsSoWhite hashtag and other protests have been circulating, but Broadway is perhaps more diverse than ever.
For the second year in a row Eastern Michigan University hosted a math-off that caters to various charter school students ranging from grades 1st through 8th. The students are quizzed head to head using math flashcards in a series of rounds at the pace of two competitors at a time. Students at each grade level are placed in brackets similar to those used for march madness in college basketball. The top three finalist from each grade are awarded.
On July 1 Eastern Michigan University’s new president, James M. Smith will be moving into his office in Welch Hall.
Over 100 vintage motorcycles will crowd into the streets of Depot Town Tuesday evening. Depot Town Bike Night starts at 5:30 p.m., according to Visit Ypsi.
Thursday, May 5, 2016.
This past April during the Michigan Campus Compact’s annual event at Michigan State University, Haley Moraniec, a social work major from Eastern Michigan University, was awarded the ‘Outstanding Community Impact’ award for her work in developing the Swoop’s Student Food Pantry at EMU.
The Eastern Michigan University baseball team dropped a matchup against Michigan State Wednesday, 3-2, at Comerica Park in Detroit, Mich.
Thursday, April 28, 2016.
The Eastern Michigan University women’s basketball team held a press conference to introduce their new head coach Fred Castro at the EMU President's House Monday morning.
Despite two late rallies in the fifth and eighth innings, it wasn’t enough as the Eastern Michigan baseball team lost to the Michigan Wolverines, 12-4, Tuesday night in Ann Arbor.
I didn't get to see the Real Sports HBO special that aired Tuesday, April 19th, about Eastern Michigan University's spending on sports (I was too busy thinking about how I'm going to pay off my student debt), but I've read enough about it to know that my university has spent $52 million in the last two years on sports, according to the show. “Eastern has an athletic department spending of $33.9 million, according to data collected by USA Today and published earlier this week,” writes David Jesse of the Detroit Free Press. “Of that amount, more than $27 million, or 80% comes from institutional support.”
Eastern Michigan University took fifth overall place in the 2016 National Forensics Association’s Competition that took place at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. EMU students were up against more than 500 competitors from more than 80 teams. Categories students competed in varied from Informative Speaking, Persuasive Speaking, Rhetorical Criticism and Poetry Interpretation.
College students across the country are finding it increasingly difficult to attend school. According to a study from the Wisconsin Hope Lab, 20 percent of all community college students face hunger and 13 percent are homeless. And at 4 year institutions like Eastern, the hidden problems of debt and not having enough money to buy food exists too. That is why EMU’s student food pantry, Swoop, is hosting an all-day food drive in the Student Center, room 346. This will be Monday, through Thursday, May 2- 5. Students and staff are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to donate. Donation boxes will also be available at the front desk of every residence hall on campus.
Thursday, April 21, 2016.
In the sixth round of the 2016 NFL Draft, Eastern Michigan running back Darius Jackson was selected with the 216th overall pick by the Dallas Cowboys.
Nature, literature and history are what visitors to Ypsilanti’s District Library can expect when they enter into the story and art of landscape painter, Thomas Cole. In the library’s newest exhibit, Wild Lands: The Birth of American Landscape Painting, is currently on display until May 25.
Democratic candidates running for the 54th district of the Michigan House of Representatives in Pray-Harold, April 26.
Five Democratic candidates vying for a seat in the 54th district of the Michigan House of Representatives flexed their political muscles on Thursday night April 26 in a debate held at Pray-Harrold.