Recent Stories in Student Life

EMU's 'Students for Justice in Palestine' protect messages on freedom wall

A disagreement among Eastern Michigan University students broke out around 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, over the content painted on the school’s freedom walls and kiosk. 

The student organization, “Students for Justice in Palestine” painted over the freedom walls, concrete blocks on campus where anyone can write messages. 

Ypsilanti: Ann Arbor's cool little sister

Have you ever told somebody that you go school in Ypsilanti and they try to cut you down by saying, “Oh, Ann Arbor’s little sister,” as if it was some sort of insult?

The freshman experience: A muddle to find balance

As a freshman in collage, you’ve already been told many different ideas of what it’s supposed to be like. I remember my parents, high school teachers and the average T-rated teen movies giving me all sorts of ideas. Many mild-mannered adults will tell you college is the time to focus entirely on education, to engage in numerous courses and soak up all that sweet, sweet knowledge with your endless supply of ramen noodles.

8 things I wish I knew my freshman year

Freshman year of college is full of first-time experiences. The newfound freedom, the large size of campus and amount of students and opportunities to re-invent yourself are some of the basic changes you will experience. The purpose of this article, however, is to look at some things you might not have thought of. If you keep these eight things in mind, you will have a much better freshman year than most of your peers.

EMU students have rolled out plans for a food pantry at EMU

Eastern Michigan University may institute a food pantry soon. Haley Moraniec and Lynn Nybell presented the initiative at the Board of Regents Student Affairs Committee meeting March 17.

“I work really closely with Earthworks urban garden in Detroit and that kind of sparked my inspiration and passion,” Moraniec, vice president of the Social Welfare Action Alliance, said in an earlier interview.

Student Government committee meetings March 17

Student Government held its Internal Affairs and Business and Finance meetings March 17.

Speaker of the Senate Kiera Fegan proposed that the next Speaker of the Senate and the Judicial Sergeant sit in on the hiring process of the Student Government committee heads.

Meet the 2015-2016 presidential candidates

Elections for student body president are March 25 and 26. Here is an overview of the candidates.

Steven Cole

Junior Steven Cole is a political science major from Saline.