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. 

5/17/2019, 12:00am

Peninsular Dam to be removed

During the May 7 Ypsilanti City Council meeting, council members voted to remove the Peninsular Dam. $500,000 was approved for the project with a 5-1 vote.  

5/13/2019, 12:17am

EMU Professor performs during Glyph Opening Reception at the Riverside Arts Center

Carla Harryman, professor of literature at EMU, performed her original spoken piece Hannah Cut In at the opening reception for Glyph: The Diversity, Complexity, and Aesthetics of Language art exhibit at the Riverside Arts Center. Professor Harryman utilized an ensemble of performance artists and typewriters to create this symphony of sounds. Inspired by her experiences as a child and the political influences of Hannah Arendt, Hannah Cut In waltzes the lines connecting language and music. 

5/9/2019, 2:34am

Ypsilanti loses former mayor

Pete Murdock, Ypsilanti’s former mayor and longest serving city council member, died on May 4 at age 76. He was involved in the Ypsilanti community for more than 25 years.

5/4/2019, 6:00am

A Spark for Sports Writing - Frank Wladyslawski

If you follow high school sports in Downriver Michigan, you most likely know the name Frank Wladyslawski. He is a multimedia sports journalist that reports for the News-Herald and Dearborn Press & Guide. His section for the News-Herald is called the “MIprepzone," where he and his team of freelance reporters get the latest games and tournaments covered for the Downriver and Huron leagues.

5/3/2019, 6:00am

Pantry provides: Swoop’s has safety for some with food insecurity

Swoop’s Pantry is a “word of mouth” type of place. Nestled in the bottom floor of Pierce Hall is the non-profit food pantry. A few EMU students could be around but it is limited to just that. Swoop’s is not as busy as an Eagle Café like those at Pray-Harrold and the College of Business. This location on campus is quiet but has shelves full of valuables at no cost to you.

5/2/2019, 6:00am

Fitness on Social Media: For Yourself or Others?

You scroll through your social media feed; it could be Twitter or Instagram. Many topics and posts show up, like comedy or news. A friend’s post enters position on your phone screen, and it is a gym selfie. You might have seen them before. 

5/2/2019, 12:15am

Student Affairs Committee Brings Grad School Application Suggestions, DRC Concerns to Board

 During the last student affairs committee meeting of the 2018-2019 academic year, regents received presentations and concerns from Student Government, Housing and Residence Life and EMU's Children Institute, as well as campus leader Aaron Kempa. The presentations took place Tuesday, April 23, in Welch Hall with an audience of 40 to 50 people listening to the updates.