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(16 hours ago)
The City of Ypsilanti was awarded its fourth Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting at the July 2 city council meeting. It was presented on behalf of the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has been taking heat lately for her administration’s handling of the troubled school district of Benton Harbor Area Schools.
Kevin McGill, Eastern Michigan senior defensive back, was named to the Bednarik Award watch list on Monday, July 15.
(15 hours ago)
Fad diets seem to pop up all the time and people are met with the same disappointing results. The keto diet, however, could be the most dangerous one yet.
The EMU volleyball team is entering the 2019 season as defending MAC Champions and seeking to repeat with a promoted Darcy Dorton as head coach. The upcoming schedule is now complete for the team, which lost three senior players but now returns four seniors and two juniors. This will be the 43rd season program history.
The women’s soccer team had their 20-game schedule revealed last week. The Eagles will begin the season away with an exhibition game against St. Bonaventure on Aug. 11 before the second game which will be the home opener against Oakland on Aug. 22 at Scicluna Field. The Eagles will spend the next six games on the road with their eighth matchup being back at home. All six games will be against non-conference teams. EMU will face Loyola-Chicago on Sept. 22 which will conclude their non-conference matchups.
A campaign with the goal of raising awareness for gun violence and creating safe places throughout the community has kicked off in the city of Ypsilanti.
The college recruiting process can be one of the most difficult times in a student athlete’s life because of the pressure put on their shoulders from every direction. It’s a decision that will have an impact on the rest of their lives and can single-handedly alter their entire future. Because it’s such a demanding period in the athlete’s life, LRT Sports lends a helping hand.
Cleveland rapper Machine Gun Kelly has made a rebirthing comeback to the mainstream on July 5 to deliver his genre-blending fourth album, “Hotel Diablo". This new LP is a new awakening of divisive content as Baker seems to be more open about his life struggles and musical altercations.
(10 hours ago)
The Ypsilanti City Council passed an ordinance with a 6-0 vote to amend its marijuana policy on Tuesday, July 2 at City Hall. The amendment reshaped city code by adding a provision that allows for transfer of city permits for medical marijuana facilities to new owners, if they are approved by the state.
Students should not have to abandon reputable sources because of a price tag, no matter how minuscule that price is argued to be.
Thanks to everyone who came out this weekend making #SpiderManFarFromHome the #1 Movie in the world!
The Thunder Over Michigan Air Show will return to Willow Run Airport in Ypsilanti on August 3 and 4. The two day event will feature flying performances and dozens of aircraft on the ground, according to a press release.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has a strenuous task: to keep President Donald Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ala.) and members of her own party at bay while her Democratic majority chamber attempts to put workable legislation through a divided government.
As May came to a close, so did the world of Amazon Prime’s newest series, “Good Omens,” that’s based on a novel by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett.
While most Democrats have their eyes on taking back the White House in 2020, we must also direct our attention to an equally important goal: taking back the Senate and retaining control of the House.
John Bowler played four years for the Eastern Michigan men’s basketball team from 2003-2006. After playing professionally in Germany for multiple years, he was promoted to head coach at Des Moines Area Community College on July 1, 2018. Bowler’s goal is to continue the recent success on and off the court at DMACC.
(13 hours ago)
Weekends in Depot Town are often a flurry of activity and this past weekend was no exception. New to the scene was Ypsilanti’s first Booksilanti. Housed in the sprawling historic freight house building, adjacent to the farmer’s market, Booksilanti drew a diverse group of book lovers from around the community.
(16 hours ago)
We are currently living in a time where cigarette sales are declining daily but that doesn’t mean that tobacco companies aren’t still flourishing off their “healthy” alternative - vaping.
Ypsilanti kicked off the Fourth of July with their 90th annual parade this year, which happens to be the longest running parade in Michigan.