Sunday, Oct. 21
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Sunday, Oct. 21
Students walking between classes on Wednesday may have noticed patches of red sand overflowing from the cracks in the sidewalk. These were not the remnants of some poor student’s art project, but part of The Red Sand Project - an ongoing global demonstration aiming raise awareness about human trafficking.
Cosette Hood, a member of Eastern Michigan University's student organization Unmasked, stands by the information table for the project.
In conclusion of his two month book tour, former Michigan resident and current Yale professor, Dr. David Blight discussed his newest book, “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom” Monday afternoon in EMU’s Student Center.
The launch of a free tuition program has successfully caught the attention of many locals, though not all in the city of Ypsilanti are satisfied, especially current students and recent grads.
Sunday, Oct. 14
In a move that precedes his leaving of office at the end of the year, Gov. Rick Snyder has appointed his close adviser, Richard Baird, to Eastern Michigan University’s Board of Regents. Baird will be replacing Regent Michael Morris on the board, with fellow regent, Michael Hawks, being reappointed to the board.
Sunday, Oct. 7
Students of the LGBT community were encouraged to meet new friends through Eastern Michigan University student organization Queer Unity for Eastern Students’ annual speed-friending event Thursday, Oct. 13.
Freshmen Lorraine Walsh (left) and Jasmine Broton (right) came together to speed friending in hopes of making some new friends from the LGBT community.
The Ypsilanti District Library, also known as the YDL, brought the popular speech organization TED to Washtenaw County through TEDxYDL.
Volunteers from Washtenaw International High School assisted in the annual creation of the giant pride flag for Eastern Michigan University’s OUTober events on Friday, Sept. 28.
Sunday, Sept. 23
Students and their families got to know the campus and the Ypsilanti area during Eastern Michigan University's Family Weekend from Sept 28. through Sept. 30.
Friday, August 24
In another step forward for the University in light of many budget-cut related complications, the State of Michigan Court of Claims has dismissed a lawsuit against the Eastern Michigan University for the cutting of four sport programs. University officials received notification of the Court’s ruling on August 31. This decision follows the August 24 dismissal of a Federal Office of Civil Rights complaint against the university on the same topic.
Sunday, Sept. 16