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Students enjoy a safe night off campus at Meijer Mania

With all of the exciting events going on at Eastern Michigan University for the new and returning students, one of the most well known one is probably Meijer Mania.

College students gathered to cash in on all the free merchandise and samples that Meijer had generously given.

A taste of Palestine

The smell of authentic Palestinian food and the sound of Palestinian pop music wafted out into the hallway, greeting the long line of students waiting for the doors to the Palestinian Fest to open.

Students for Justice in Palestine held the Palestinian Fest in the Student Center on Wednesday.

“I came to support my country [Palestine] and the theme of diversity,” said freshman Shereen Hussein.

There were two videos that were shown to show attendees of the Palestine festival depicting what it’s like to be in their culture.

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Faculty/Staff Lunch & Learn: Low-Sodium Cooking to Prevent Hypertension

The office of Nutrition Services will be hosting the Lunch and Learn to demonstrate healthy recipes that are low in sodium. The event will be from 12 to 2 p.m., Dec. 11, in room 5 of Roosevelt Hall. The event is free, to reserve a seat at the vent visit:

Intersections session sheds light on struggles of Muslim women

Touching base with ideas society is far from well versed in, the last in a series of four events focused on women was aimed at starting the conversation on women living with Islam in their lives.

The Women’s Resource Center and the Muslim Student Association came together on Monday, Dec.

Hillel to host 'Who Is Big In Your Community?' event

On November 14th, Hillel  will be hosting an event called Who is Big in Your Community?.

Hillel is an organization on campus that teaches student on campus about Judaism through fun activities such as their shabbat dinners, holiday celebrations, brunches and more.

This event event was inspired by Ask Big Questions which is an internship that brings students from different cultures together and allows them to have a platform to learn about other cultures as well teach others about their own culture.

To bring Eastern Michigan students together on campus Hillel has been preparing for their event for weeks.

Fun times at Youmacon

“Why dress up for one day, when you can dress up all weekend long?” So says Adam Kavetsky, a graduate student at EMU who attended Youmacon 2014 for the first time. 

Those words proved to be the mantra of this year’s Halloween as hundreds of people from all over Michigan and beyond called Detroit their home for a weekend dedicated to everything anime, manga and pop culture.