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News Briefs, May 1

College students across the country are finding it increasingly difficult to attend school. According to a study from the Wisconsin Hope Lab, 20 percent of all community college students face hunger and 13 percent are homeless.

Police Blotter, May 1

Thursday, April 21, 2016.

  • An EMU student realized that the graduation tickets they bought from an unidentified person in the Student Center were fake and not valid.

EMU hosts Democratic debate

Five Democratic candidates vying for a seat in the 54th district of the Michigan House of Representatives flexed their political muscles on Thursday night April 26 in a debate held at Pray-Harrold.

Sponsored by the Political Science Department, the College Democrats of EMU and WEMU 89.1 FM, the debate focused on a variety of questions that remains unanswered for voters and residents in this state alike.

EMU football to remain in Mid-American Conference for a "long, long time"

Late Tuesday afternoon, an email was sent out to the Eastern Michigan University community from Interim President Donald Loppnow and all members of the Board of Regents addressing the rumors that have been buzzing the past several days in regards to eliminating football or dropping down to a lower division of the NCAA and dropping out of the Mid-American Conference.

In this email, the EMU community was assured that Loppnow and the regents are “please to be a member of an outstanding conference,” and any claims of these rumors are false.

Producer of Modern Family and EMU alumnus holds Q & A

Thursday afternoon Sally Young, the production manager of the Emmy-award winning sitcom Modern Family and an Eastern Michigan Univesrity alumnus graduating forty years back, sat in Quirk-Spongberg Theater to discuss her career and give advice to the EMU community on what it takes to make it in Hollywood.

She’s since been involved with movies such as 10 Things I hate About You and A Mother’s Prayer.

McKenny Hall unveils Power of Connection exhibit

Students from Eastern Michigan University’s graduate historic preservation program cut the ribbon and unveiled a new exhibit that highlights the involvement of EMU student organizations over the past 166 years on Thursday, April 14 in McKenny Hall.

The McKenny Art Gallery opened in 2014 and showcases a collection of historical photos, artifacts and student artwork engulfing the rich tradition of the institution.

EMU student to run for state representative

  Steven Kwasny, an Eastern Michigan University student majoring in political science with plans to graduate in spring of 2017, made a big announcement this past Tuesday April 12, 2016.