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The vigilante Shade Feather failed to stop a mercenary from blowing up an apartment building, and she hasn't stopped thinking about it. The hero, E-Mo, who is also her boyfriend in their real lives, finds her after the incident. Being a hero isn't all fun and games, and it's a hard lesson to learn...
Liz Hornyak: On this week’s episode, the Ypsilanti Board of Trustees voted against buying additional absentee ballot scanners for the General Election, and EMU professors host a virtual webinar to give insight to students on how they can survive this semester.
Last week I wrote an article about three teams I thought could over perform during the 2020 NFL season. I wanted to also include three teams I thought could underperform, but after thinking about it for a while, I decided that this topic deserved it’s own article. We talked about optimism and positivity last week, but now it’s time for a bit of pessimism with the teams I’m going to discuss.
The campus area crime map is a report of criminal activity that has been reported in the Ypsilanti-area as well as on the campus of Eastern Michigan University. The following crimes were reported between Sept. 5 through Sept. 11.
Bowling alleys across the state were given the go-ahead to open back up Wednesday, Sept. 9, after a long stretch of being closed due to COVID-19. During the prolonged shutdown, many owners scratched their heads while wondering how to stay afloat due to the loss of income. Most bowling alleys are family owned businesses, so the effects were devastating to the local residents that ran these establishments.
Dr. Nelson Amos, a professor of guitar and music history and Ypsilanti storefront owner, will retire in April from EMU after 46 years of teaching at the university. Amos is the oldest faculty member, at 81 years old.
Country singer Mickey Guyton has been on my playlist since the beginning of her career. She is back after five years since her last EP, “Mickey Guyton,” with the EP “Bridges.” This latest project from Guyton is a much-needed EP for not only the country music genre, but for the world at large.
Kid Jay, a local Ypsilanti rapper, collaborated with the Detroit Youth Choir and Indigo Yaj to recreate the 2014 single “Glory,” originally sung by Common and John Legend,. The song is the theme of the 2014 film “Selma.”
Since the COVID-19 pandemic forced classes online, the Eastern Michigan University Student Government elections that usually take place in March have been postponed until late September. When election dates are announced, students will receive an email via their university email accounts with information on where and how to vote. The dates for the election have yet to be announced by the university’s Office of the President.
Former Sports Section Editor Chas Post joins us to talk NBA reffing debacles and the future of the Philadelphia 76ers.
The Charter Township of Ypsilanti Board of Trustees voted down two options to purchase additional ballot scanners during their meeting on Aug. 26. The scanners would have been used to count absentee ballots for the upcoming general election.
In comparison to every other population in the U.S., African American women face disproportionately high rates of diabetes and death attributed to hypertension. McNair Scholar, EMU senior, and Psychology major Jada Childs shares her research on the effects of stress on the mental health of African American women and low-income neighborhoods. She also offers an original solution to the unique wellness challenges that African American women face.
Sadly, some kids can't reach their dreams. Not because they don't want to, but because their bodies can't keep up. But this doesn't mean their passion will ever fade.
This is the first issue of an all new series by Nick M.: Steel Eagle! Be introduced to an all new hero who has a tougher grit than most, and a will made of steel! Stay tuned for more action with this avian hero!
I of course cannot confirm firsthand that the president labeled fallen servicemen as “losers” and “suckers,” as reported by the Atlantic. However, I don't really need to have heard him say any of it to be certain that he holds disdain for our military. There is so much other evidence to support that hypothesis.
Being a hero who uses gadgets has its own dangers when MAKING the gadgets!
The 2020 NFL season is set to get underway Thursday, Sept. 10, when the defending Super Bowl Champions, Kansas City, take on the Houston Texans. A full slate of NFL games will follow on Sunday and Monday night, which has me almost drooling. Fans, including myself, have been so starved for football that this Thursday feels like an actual holiday.
Every new semester brings stress, but this semester brings new meaning to the word stress. Classes have just begun, but I doubt I’m the only one feeling overwhelmed already. Uncertainty and change are anxiety’s best friends and though we may not be able to kick them to the curb totally, we may be able to find some form of relief. One such relief is laughter.
The virus is likely coming into the prisons through staff. In a pandemic where we’re all asked to stay inside, inmates don’t have much choice in doing anything but that. Yet they’re suffering the consequence of getting sick from others that are going out and socializing.
After being greeted at the front desk by two masked smiles, I was promptly seated in a nice booth with wooden dividers above the seats. The dividers were there to promote social distancing.