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NFL scouts come to EMU

(03/18/15 11:59am)

Spring football practice continues at Eastern Michigan University, professional scouts stopped by to watch EMU seniors work out.A total of 18 scouts from the National Football League and Canadian Football League visited EMU for the event, which allowed the former Eagles to display their talents in a format that mirrors the NFL Scouting Combine.The students who participated were: Tyler Allen (Lansing, Mich.-Eastern), Campbell Allison(Kagawong, Ontario-Ogdensburg Free Academy), Rob Bolden (Orchard Lake, Mich.-Orchard Lake St.

Students organize for Syria host tea with a Syrian

(03/21/15 10:21pm)

Eastern Michigan University’s Students Organize for Syria chapter held their first event, Tea with a Syrian, Wednesday afternoon in the Student Center.Thirty-five students stopped in to drink tea and eat cookies, and listen to the story of a Syrian affected the the Syrian crisis.“Our main goal and mission is to raise awareness about the events taking place in Syria,”Senior Ahnas Alzahabi, president of SOS, said.In March 2011, the Syrian government responded with open fire to peaceful protesters who were asking for democracy.

EMU students have rolled out plans for a food pantry at EMU

(03/21/15 10:38pm)

Eastern Michigan University may institute a food pantry soon. Haley Moraniec and Lynn Nybell presented the initiative at the Board of Regents Student Affairs Committee meeting March 17.“I work really closely with Earthworks urban garden in Detroit and that kind of sparked my inspiration and passion,” Moraniec, vice president of the Social Welfare Action Alliance, said in an earlier interview.

1Girl event covers gender equality, empowering women

(03/29/15 12:22pm)

“Agentic” and “communal” were etched on the chalkboard, two opposite leadership styles: agentic being aggressive, ambitious and dominant, and communal being compassionate, collaborative and teamwork-oriented.“Which gender is primarily associated with which?” Jacqueline Goodman, department head of women’s and gender studies, asked the audience.