2/8/2020, 6:41pm

Everything you need to know about recreational marijuana in Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti is now accepting applications for dispensaries to receive a permit to sell recreationally. The application will close on March 4 and there is no set date for when those that receive the permit can start selling to all adults 21 years old or older, though it's expected to start in April.

2/2/2020, 3:18pm

Police Blotter: Jan. 27 - Jan. 31

The police blotter is a report of criminal activity going on in Ypsilanti and Eastern Michigan University during the week of Jan. 27 through Jan. 31.

2/2/2020, 1:17pm

Three Michigan Coronavirus specimens tests come back negative, health officials await one result

Three specimens’, two from Washtenaw and one from Macomb, results came back negative for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and the Washtenaw County Health Departments are still waiting on the results of another specimen from Washtenaw County. There are no confirmed cases in Michigan and only five confirmed cases in the U.S. 

2/1/2020, 8:49pm

The Riverside Arts Center Holds Art Exhibit: “Insecurity”

The theme of “Insecurity” in Ypsilanti’s community was brought to life in the free art exhibit at The Riverside Arts Center, which from Jan. 10 to Jan. 31. The idea for the gallery was thought up the Ypsi Gathering Space. The exhibit aimed to demonstrate the vulnerable side and thoughts of people in the community. 

1/26/2020, 3:51pm

Two resolutions passed and BSU delegate approved at EMU Student Government meeting Jan. 21, 2020

Senators elected BSU delegate Kiera Osbourne and passed resolutions 106-11 and 106-15. Resolution 106-11 will create “ad-hoc committee on the issue of disability rights and accomodations.” Resolution 106-15 asks that LAZ parking notify students of being ticketed via email or text-message within 24 hours of a violation. Two resolutions were tabled, 106-13 and 106-14.

1/26/2020, 2:01pm

Student Government approves delegate from the Black Student Union

Eastern Michigan University Student Government approved Black Student Union Secretary Kiera Osborne to be the BSU delegate to Student Government. Osborne stated in an interview that she hoped to help, primarily black students and those in the BSU with “any problems or concerns that they have on-campus: whether that be faculty, each other, with students, [or] with housing.”

1/26/2020, 12:32pm

Police Blotter: Jan. 20 - Jan. 23

The police blotter is a report of criminal activity going on in Ypsilanti and Eastern Michigan University during the week of Jan. 20 through Jan. 23.

1/23/2020, 12:06pm

CloseUp Theatre performs as part of the MLK 2020 Celebration

CloseUp Theatre held its performance titled Revelations with the theme “Rise Up Against Injustice” on Monday, Jan. 20. This event is one of several events held in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. this past weekend.  Skits presented explored topics such as sexual assault, toxic masculinity, immigration reform, stereotypes, racism, homophobia and social justice overall.