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John Merriman lectures on history of modern terrorism

John Merriman, Ph.D., professor of history at Yale University and author, lectured on the origins of modern terrorism and discussed the relationship between anarchists, terrorism and European states on Thursday, Sept. 22 in the Halle Library auditorium.

Police Blotter, Sept. 26

Thursday, Sept. 15

  • A burglary was reported at 4:58 p.m. at Concord Drive. The offense occurred on Sept. 15 between 7 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. The current status of this case is open.
  • A subject was arrested for felony warrants and also in possession of a controlled substance at 6:17 p.m. at Adams and Washtenaw Avenue. The current status of this case is open.

News Briefs, Sept. 26

Trying to get an early start on the haunts and frights of Halloween? Wiard's Orchard is hosting Night Terrors, a haunted thrill park on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from Sept. 30 to Oct. 31. There are six haunted attractions in their location on 5565 Merritt Rd., ranging from hayride of the lost, alien caged clowns, the asylum, live action haunted paintball and more. Ticket prices vary based on the attraction.

Students protest in front of Welch Hall

Students protested in front of Welch Hall at Eastern Michigan University on Tuesday, Sept. 20. The protests are a result of the racial slurs found on the wall in the courtyard of King Hall earlier that morning. 

EMU students of color march for answers

On Tuesday afternoon over 300 Eastern Michigan University (EMU) students of color marched from the Student Center across campus to Welch Hall mobilizing after the discovery of derogatory hate speech graphited on the wall of a campus building.  Several student leaders stopped to speak with Interim Provost Rhonda Longworth at Welch Hall.