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Police Blotter: April 2 - 8

Sunday

On April 2 at 12:22 a.m., DPS received a call regarding a highly intoxicated female, who sustained minor injuries to the forehead, during a party at Village Building E.

EMU's Physician Assistant student organization provides medical relief to Haiti

“The biggest instance was when we were leaving and six people in our group were informed by Spirit Airlines that their flights were cancelled and rescheduled for five days later,” Eastern Michigan University President of the Physician Assistant student organization, Emily Batdorf said.

It was February 26.

News Brief: April 9

Eastern Michigan University hosts open house at Livonia campus

Eastern Michigan University hosts an open house at its Livonia campus, Wednesday, April 26, from 4 p.m.

37th annual Undergraduate Symposium

Students, staff, faculty and community members gathered together in the Student Center for Eastern Michigan University’s 37th annual Undergraduate Symposium.

Guest opinions column

On November 8, 2016 Americans went to the polls across the country to cast their ballot for the next President of the United States, since then disappointment, investigations and anxiety have followed.

A Letter to the Editor: Animal Rights

Dear Readers,

Pigs are well known in North America for one thing in particular: bacon. If people knew that pigs are kept in tiny gestation crates their entire lives, they might take a second look at what they are about to eat.

Professor of disability studies speaks abolition of institutionalization

Liat Ben-Moshe, Ph.D., assistant professor of disability studies at the University of Toledo presented her lecture “Epistemologies of Abolition” as part of the Philosophy Speaker Series on Thursday, March 23 at Halle Library.

Moshe’s lecture focused on the institutionalization of disabled people, which is the movement of people outside of large residential institutions for people with intellectual disabilities and psychiatric hospitals and looking at these as forms of incarceration.

News Briefs: March 26

Eastern Michigan University to host 37th Undergraduate Symposium

Eastern Michigan University will hold the 37th Undergraduate Symposium at the Student Center, March 31.

Hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences, the event will showcase creative student research and projects while celebrating the prodigious academic fortunes of the EMU student body.

Participation for the symposium is welcome to all undergraduate students from all colleges at the university, provided that students have been nominated by a faculty mentor and recommended by their respective department or school.

The program breaks down into segments that will highlight oral presentations and poster presentations, followed by a design expo and celebratory luncheon exclusively for student presenters and faculty.

The keynote speaker will be “USA Today” business reporter and Eastern Michigan University alumnus and former Eastern Echo staffer Nathan Bomey.

Meet the 2017-18 Student Government candidates

Eastern Michigan University students can vote for the 2017-18 Student Government student body president and vice president, Wednesday, March 29 and Thursday, March 30.

“When the student body president or vice president tells the administration or Board of Regents that something needs to happen, and a feasible plan is presented, then something will indeed happen,” said Josh Starr, current student body vice president.

“Eastern's Administration is incredibly involved with their student leaders, and being one of those leaders is an honor,” he said.