3/20/2016, 8:46am

First comes college, then comes career?

First comes college, then comes career? Well that is the hope for almost every college student. Whether it takes four years, more than four or (if you’re lucky) it takes less than four, either way college is a demanding process, and no student will say it didn’t take some overcoming. Along the way it is easy to forget about the end goal or forget about what is going to happen after you finish, but as you creep up on the finish line those thoughts come rushing to the front of your head.

3/16/2016, 9:59am

EMU professor, students decorate lobby for 54th Ann Arbor Film Festival

Chris Reilly, the Foundations professor at Eastern Michigan University’s Art and Design Department, and his Intro to Two-Base Media class were in for a challenging and fun experience as they were asked to decorate the lobby for the 54th Ann Arbor Film Festival in the Michigan Theater. Every year, EMU’s Art Department and CMTA Department work in collaboration with the Ann Arbor Film Festival to have someone from the festival visit EMU.

3/16/2016, 9:42am

Making healthy choices to shed winter weight

Bikini season is approaching quickly. There are many different ways to attack heightening physical and mental health to prepare for summer. Andrea Workman, professor at EMU of Health Promotion and Human Performance, suggests using an application to track food intake helps weight loss.

3/16/2016, 9:10am

Graduation party tips

The tassels have been flipped, congratulations given and the ceremony is finally over; you’ve graduated from Eastern Michigan University and now are part of the alumni family.

3/13/2016, 8:12am

Unwind outdoors

The sun is shining, the air is clear and the snow is finally gone. After a long winter, it’s nice to finally be experiencing the effects of spring.

3/9/2016, 9:23am

Spring 2016 fashion trends

The snow is melting, the weather is warming up and the semester is reaching its final stretch. With spring finally approaching us, that means we have new spring fashion trends to look forward too. Here are some styling tips and items that you can expect to see in upcoming months and hopefully even try some out yourself. Cold Shoulders: According to, many designers have been creating tops with cutouts meant to highlight just the shoulders.

3/6/2016, 8:55am

Lily Plants a Garden to be performed at Sponberg Theater

As a part of Eastern Michigan University’s Theatre Second Stage series, planting its seeds in the Sponberg Theater this weekend is the production of Jose Cruz Gobzalez’s magical allegory Lily Plants a Garden. Inspired in part by 9/11, the play takes place in a rubble house where the protagonist, Young Girl, finds a doll and creates a magical tale about a “Zobeing” named Lily who, like herself, exist in a war-torn world.

3/2/2016, 12:36am

Entertain your Mondays with WWE

It’s no secret that Monday nights in Ypsilanti aren’t usually bumping, especially in winter. Cold weather is still here, keeping people inside, which is perfect timing for ABC reality shows like “The Bachelor” to air, but what about the people who aren’t into watching shows like that? For those not into an evening of whiney bachelorettes and wine, then pizza and pro wrestling might be a better suited combination for a fun friend filled night on campus. WWE’s flagship show has been on TV for over 20 years and can be seen on the USA network from 8-11:07 p.m.