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Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington will be giving a lecture on privilege, Thursday, January 28th, in the Student Center's room 310 A at 7:00 p.m. According to the EMU calendar, the "president and founder of the Washington Consulting Group and the Social Justice Training Institute" will be examining privileged identities and communities. This is free and LBC approved.
Student Government passed S.Res-102 unanimously, 18-0, at the Senate meeting Tuesday night in the Student Center.
was a big year for LGBTQ+ rights. The Supreme Court ruled for marriage equality
nationwide, transgender rights became a mainstream issue, and overall tolerance
for non-heterosexual orientations has risen dramatically. But has that resulted
in a change in the amount of homophobic violence?
Eastern Michigan University’s Women’s Resource Center held a discussion on cervical cancer awareness Thursday, Jan. 21, in the Student Center.
The Women's Resource Center is going to be holding a discussion Monday Jan. 25 “to create a space for women to explore their political futures.” This will take place from 9:00 a.m. to noon, and will include Congresswoman Debbie Dingell, along with current state legislature members Sen. Rebekah Warren, Rep. Kristy Pagan and former Rep. Maureen L. Stapleton. This is free and LBC approved.
Monday, Jan. 18, 2016.
The Honors College kicked off the 2016 Star Lecture series with Doris Fields. The first installment in the series was titled “A Well Lived Life: Improving race relations on campus, within the community and in workplace.”
According to the Center for Disease Control, around 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the United States every year. The Eastern Michigan University Women’s Resource Center is going to be hosting a discussion on Cervical Cancer Awareness, Thursday, Jan. 21, 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The nursing department’s Jenni Hoffman will guide the discussion in the Student Center’s room 352. They will be providing free education and discussion on statistics, prevention and detection for this cancer, which usually affects women over 30. This is free and LBC approved.
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016.
To celebrate Martin Luther King Jr., Keynote Speaker, Founder and President of the Transformative Justice Coalition, and Immediate Past President of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights, Barbara Arnwine, spoke to students and the community in the Student Center Monday, Jan. 18. She reinforced the importance of the history and movements that are the reason behind how far society has come today.
The Business and Finance Committee passed 18 resolutions at its regular committee meeting this past Tuesday night, Jan. 19, in the Student Center.
Monday, Jan. 11, 2016.
Eastern Michigan University is closed for MLK on Monday, but that does not mean there is nothing to do around campus.
Just last week in Ypsilanti, a brand new Goodwill store opened its doors in high hopes to benefit the community and create affordable options for those in need and students.
The Purple Plunge held by Eastern Michigan University’s Muslim Student Association Relay for Life Team resulted in a $300 donation to the American Cancer Society.
The LGBT Resource Center took over Student Center room 350 for its Winter Welcome Back this past Wednesday, Jan. 13. This was a stop-in party for anyone who wanted to come in and say, “Hello,” now that the semester is up and running. The LGBT Resource Center has hosted numerous events on campus such as this for a number of years now.
Last year, 114 human trafficking cases were reported in Michigan, according to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center.
A new tear in the Eastern Michigan University Indoor Practice Facility was discovered Wednesday morning according to EMU officials. This is after the original tear caused the collapse of the facility on Nov. 29.
Student Government passed a resolution at the senate meeting Tuesday night to “voice no confidence” in the Board of Regents’ decision to postpone a vote on Eastern Michigan University’s involvement in the Education Achievement Authority.
Eastern Michigan University's Department of Public Safety has had a number of light drug possessions and drinking charges to deal with over the last few days.