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Eastern Michigan University has seen an increase in COVID-19 cases in the past two weeks. With roughly 50 COVID-19 cases on campus the state has identified the campus as a center of an outbreak.

Eastern Michigan University has seen an increase in COVID-19 cases in the past two weeks. With roughly 50 COVID-19 cases on campus the state has identified the campus as a center of an outbreak.

11/17/2020, 4:21pm

COVID-19 cases rise on campus as state officials suspend university operations 

Eastern Michigan University has been identified by the State of Michigan as the site of an ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.

The number of COVID-19 cases on campus have jumped from 10 cases to 50 as the state of Michigan has identified EMU’s campus as the site of an ongoing outbreak. Ten of the 108 beds reserved at EMU for quarantine or isolation are currently in use. Along with other precautions, Thanksgiving break has been extended to include Monday, Nov. 23, and Tuesday, Nov. 24, giving students a full week of break. 


11/23/2020, 9:34am

Campus area crime: Nov. 7 through Nov. 20

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 from Nov. 8 through Nov. 20.


11/10/2020, 6:31pm

Campus area crime: Oct. 25 through Nov. 7

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 from Oct. 25 through Nov. 7.


11/10/2020, 5:26pm

Student Government meeting cancelled due to lack of quorum

The Student Senate meeting on Monday, Nov. 2, was cancelled due to a lack of quorum to hold the meeting. ”Senators had work, family, and class complications that came up, we were hoping that people could work around all of that, but it did not work out,” Student Body Vice President, Colton Ray, said regarding the short notice cancellation. 


11/9/2020, 10:42am

College of Engineering and Technology launches after-school virtual science program

Eastern Michigan University’s Digital Divas and Digital Dudes program, the Mr. October Foundation, and GameAbove have partnered together to create a virtual after school science, for middle school students in metro-Detroit. According to the university, topics covered by the program will include, "healthcare, physics, HVAC, construction, wind power, hydroponics,“ along with others.


11/3/2020, 3:56pm

EMU alumna, Krystle DuPree, runs for Ann Arbor Board of Education

EMU alumna Krystle Dupree is running for Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education. If elected Dupree has three main goals as a Board of Education member: make the Board more accessible and accountable for the community; hire a more culturally responsive and representative staff; and increase the districts focus on Special Education.


10/29/2020, 6:43pm

Student Senate meetings reconvened since COVID-19 shutdowns; in a bid for leadership, senators discuss Palestinian flag controversy

Eastern Michigan Student Senators were officially sworn into office on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. The process was done virtually via Zoom. Non-elected executive board positions had been filled prior to the meeting and senators decided senate leadership. In deciding senate leadership, an issue regarding a Palestinian flag in the student government offices was brought to light. 


10/25/2020, 1:55pm

Campus area crime: Oct. 15 through Oct. 24

The campus 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 crimes included on this week’s map occurred over the dates Oct. 15 through Oct. 24, 2020.