1/20/2020, 12:00pm

January 20, 2020

In this week’s news, a vigil held in honor of a young man killed in Ypsilanti Township Park, info on CloseUP Theatre Troupe’s anticipated MLK performances, as well as an opportunity to become a part of the Eastern Pride Identity Coalition.

10/13/2019, 1:09pm

EMU's first ever accessibility crew working to make the theater experience enjoyable for all

Eastern Michigan University’s first ever accessibility crew will take action this winter during the EMU Theatre’s presentation of “Still Life with Iris.” Under the guidance of Elena SV Flys, EMU assistant professor of arts administration, the accessibility crew is responsible for designing the access services that will be available for three of the six performances that will take place in Quirk Theatre in Dec.  

10/6/2019, 12:29pm

Police Blotter: Sept. 30 - Oct. 4

The police blotter is a report of criminal activity going on in Ypsilanti and Eastern Michigan University during the week of September 30 through October 4.

6/13/2019, 3:14am

Brief: EMU staffer convicted of financial crimes, accused of secretly recording his relative and boyfriend during sex

Channel 4/Click On Detroit revealed that an Eastern Michigan University employee is accused of recording a relative and her boyfriend participating in sex acts via hidden cameras. Michael Pickerel, an EMU alum and staff member at the College of Business’s Dean’s office, did not have hidden cameras on school property, but was placed on administrative leave on June 10 in relation to the accusations. 

6/3/2019, 7:04pm

Cast and crew of "She Kills Monsters" slay opening night

The theater department at EMU celebrated their opening night production of She Kills Monsters on Friday, May 31 at the Quirk-Sponberg Theater. She Kills Monsters is a heartwarming adventure through the geek culture of the 1990’s. With surprisingly professional audio and visual effects and a cast that brings the characters to life, She Kills Monsters is a must-see. This show will run through June 9, with 2 pm showings on June 2 and 9 and 7 pm showings on June 7 and 8. Tickets can be purchased at the Quirk box office or online at There will also be a special second run of the show the first weekend of the fall semester, starting September 5.

6/3/2019, 6:50pm

Candidates interview for 3rd Ward seat

 Four candidates interviewed to fill the vacant 3rd Ward city council seat on Tuesday, May 28 at City Hall. They spoke before city council members and a room of concerned citizens.