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A closer look at EMU's new president

On July 1 Eastern Michigan University’s new president, James M. Smith will be moving into his office in Welch Hall.

Smith began his career as a public school teacher in Ohio.

News briefs, May 15

Over 100 vintage motorcycles will crowd into the streets of Depot Town Tuesday evening. Depot Town Bike Night starts at 5:30 p.m., according to Visit Ypsi.

Police blotter, May 14

Thursday, May 5, 2016.

  • The Department of Public Safety pulled over what they called a “suspicious vehicle” at the corner of College Place and Cross Streets at 4:24 a.m.

Swoop's Student Food Pantry creator awarded 'Outstanding Community Impact' award

This past April during the Michigan Campus Compact’s annual event at Michigan State University, Haley Moraniec, a social work major from Eastern Michigan University, was awarded the ‘Outstanding Community Impact’ award for her work in developing the Swoop’s Student Food Pantry at EMU.

The pantry is solely campus-based and is dedicated to helping current EMU students with food assistance when in need.

Police blotter, May 10

Thursday, April 28, 2016. 

Three unknown women were walking through the parking structure at 2:17 a.m., April 28.

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.