NEWS


7/18/2019, 1:32am

Ypsilanti medical marijuana ordinance amended by city council

The Ypsilanti City Council passed an ordinance with a 6-0 vote to amend its marijuana policy on Tuesday, July 2 at City Hall. The amendment reshaped city code by adding a provision that allows for transfer of city permits for medical marijuana facilities to new owners, if approved by the state.


7/17/2019, 10:54pm

Booksilanti is a celebration of books, culture and community

Booksilanti celebrated its inauguration this past Saturday. Hosted by the Friends of the Ypsilanti Freighthouse as well as various other local organizations, Booksilanti boasted 25 local vendors and authors. Hailed as a celebration of reading, Friends of the Ypsilanti Freighthouse Events and Non-Profit Manager, Krista Jacob, said the community response to this celebration has been overwhelming. They plan to make Booksilanti an annual event.


7/6/2019, 10:44pm

Eastern Michigan University to sell Corporate Education Center

Eastern Michigan University plans to sell the Corporate Education Center located on the premises of Eagle Crest Resort. The Board of Regents authorized EMU President James Smith to move forward with negotiating and executing the final sales documents during their June 13 meeting.  


7/5/2019, 4:21pm

Ozone House coming to Ypsilanti this November

This November, Ozone House, a homeless shelter helping youth ages 10 to 24, will be coming to Ypsilanti. This organization will help the homeless community in Washtenaw County have access to shelter and many other resources.


7/2/2019, 2:42pm

Parking structure renovation slated to be complete in August

Students arriving for fall semester can expect full access to the parking structure off of Oakwood Ave with no significant changes to the flow of traffic. With an increase in parking ticket fees since entering the privatized parking contract, students will no doubt expect major improvements in the parking experience in the future.


6/29/2019, 10:10pm

EMU raises student tuition for 2019 school year

At the June 13 Board of Regents meeting an increase of 4.4 percent was approved for undergraduate tuition. According to the Board of Regents, the State of Michigan Senate Fiscal Agency has recommended to the Governor a tuition restraint cap of 4.4 percent. This puts the undergraduate tuition increase at the state maximum. 


6/28/2019, 4:14pm

Police Blotter: June 9- June 21

The police blotter is a report of the criminal goings-on on and around Eastern Michigan University, during the weeks of June 9 through June 21. 


6/28/2019, 4:13pm

Police Blotter: May 25- June 8

 The police blotter is a report of the criminal goings-on on and around Eastern Michigan University, during the weeks of May 25 through June 8.