9/14/2019, 2:44pm

EMU hosts 8th 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

EMU’s 9/11 memorial features a 14-foot, 7,000 pound beam from the South Tower of the World Trade Center. The tasteful ceremony incorporated members of the EMU and Ypsilanti community in remembering the events of 9/11.

9/14/2019, 2:37pm

Design and Science exhibition visits EMU

The Design and Science exhibition had its opening reception and round table discussion at Eastern Michigan University’s Student Center. The exhibition features projects connecting design and science through models, bio-design and representations of natural data.

9/14/2019, 2:16pm

EMU volleyball looks to repeat performance from last year

The EMU women’s volleyball team opened up its season against Utah State on Aug. 30. The Eagles got off to a flying start with a 3-2 victory but proceeded to go 2-3 in their next five games, with losses to Southern Utah, Xavier and Louisiana. The wins were against Florida A&M and most recently, McNeese State. Eastern swept McNeese state with scores of 25-11, 25-20 and 26-24. 

9/13/2019, 7:58pm

Eastern Michigan University hosts second annual EagleFest

On Sept. 9, students gathered at the Student Center patio and University Park to learn about different student organizations offered at EMU. EagleFest allows students to not only learn about clubs and sports provided at EMU, but to also meet others interested in the same topics.

9/13/2019, 1:41pm

Student Body Senate passes resolutions to improve senate involvement

The Student Body Senate held its first official meeting of the 2019-2020 academic year. Elected officials voted to pass two amendments. Resolution 106-03 will now require senators to attend at least one event per month, but will allow the event to be of their choosing. Resolution 105-03 was also amended to raise Speaker Lawrence’s billable hours from 10 to 12 to accommodate the extra training he will be taking on with the large 19-person Senate.

9/13/2019, 1:39pm

Residence Housing Association hosts kick-off

Students had the opportunity to learn more about EMU’s Residence Hall Association as an organization at the Pray-Harrold Kick-off. While there, students had the chance to play games, win prizes and join RHA as Community Representatives.

9/12/2019, 1:51pm

Week 3 Preview: Eagles hoping for another Big Ten upset

The Eastern Michigan football program took a tough loss at the hands of the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday, September 7, by a final score of 38-17. The Eagles now set their sights on the Fighting Illini of the University of Illinois, who earned a 31-23 victory against Connecticut a week ago. Despite a season-high 337 passing yards by QB Mike Glass III, the Eagles found the end zone just twice, both coming through the air. Glass also threw his first two interceptions of the season against the Wildcats.

9/12/2019, 1:48pm

The women’s swimming team hires new head coach

The newest addition to the Eastern Michigan women’s swimming team is Derek Perkins, coming over from the University of Kentucky. Perkins has 16 years of collegiate coaching behind him with eight of those years at Kentucky. The former head coach was Peter Linn, who coached at EMU for 31 years. While Linn was head coach, EMU earned 299 individual MAC Championships, he was MAC men’s swimming coach of the year eight times and MAC women’s swimming coach of the year twice.

9/11/2019, 10:02am

Cassandra Callaway picks up the recruiting coordinator role for EMU women’s basketball

Eastern Michigan University’s women’s basketball assistant coach Cassandra Callaway has been promoted to recruiting coordinator, per EMU Athletics. Callaway will be going into her fourth season as an assistant coach alongside Fred Castro. Starting the 2019-20 season, she will have the duties of an assistant coach as well as the recruiting coordinator. 

9/11/2019, 9:22am

EMU men’s basketball reveals the 2019-20 schedule

The Eastern Michigan men’s basketball 2019-20 schedule was released on Aug. 26. The Eagles will compete in 31 games in the upcoming regular season, excluding the MAC Tournament. Out of the 31 games, 15 games will be held at the Convocation Center in Ypsilanti. Much like last season, EMU will also compete against a number of non-conference teams. Three of those matchups will be against teams that competed in the 2019 NCAA Tournament. 

9/9/2019, 10:15pm

Opinion: Mental illness is not an aesthetic

With the influence of pop culture and social media, mental illness is being romanticized and viewed more as a trend than a serious health condition. Songs and “relatable” clothing that glamorize and glorify mental illness appear to be rising in popularity with the younger generations.