Andrea Lorfel


Crime Stoppers of Mich. looking for murder leads

After two murders within the past year in close proximity of Eastern Michigan University, Crime Stoppers of Michigan is urging people to speak up with any information that can lead to the arrests of those responsible for the homicides of EMU students Julia Niswender and Demarius Reed.

Tips for EMU’s freshmen

Transitioning from high school to a university can be a huge stressor. There are tips that can make this transition go smoothly, though, both for incoming freshman and students transferring from a community college. Here are some helpful advice and information.

EMU students watch VP debate

Eastern Michigan University’s Student Center Auditorium was filled with about 20 students Oct. 11 for the first and only vice presidential debate between current Vice President Joe Biden and vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan.

Tailgating food dangers

With tailgating season in full swing, there can be an increased risk for foodborne illnesses.

ACC receives $500,000 grant

Eastern Michigan University’s Autism Collaboration Center was recently awarded a $500,000 grant from the state of Michigan. The grant was included in next year’s state budget for the Michigan Department of Community Health, which was passed by the Michigan State House and the Senate, but is still waiting to be approved by Governor Rick Snyder.

Heart Walk raises funds for research

On Saturday, May 19, about 120 Eastern Michigan University faculty, staff, students and their families, including university President Susan Martin, gathered at Washtenaw Community College for the annual Ann Arbor American Heart Association Heart Walk.

EMU MMA improves to 11-2 on year

Eastern Michigan University’s Mixed Martial Arts (EMMA) club competed Saturday in Jackson, Mich. as it attempted to hold on to three titles.

New defense bill unsettles many

The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 is a bill said to strip Americans of their basic constitutional rights.

Asbestos concerns

The use of asbestos, a mineral fiber usually found in construction materials, is a topic stirring emotions at Eastern Michigan University.