The First Year Writing program hosted the 37th Semiannual Celebration of Student Writing in the Student Center Ballroom on Thursday, Dec. 5.
Eastern Michigan University’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resource Center (LGBTRC) hosted the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) event in McKenny Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 20. This year marked the 20th anniversary of TDOR.
On Fri. Nov. 17, the Eastern Michigan University College of Education and the Ann Arbor Individual Disability Education Advocacy Series (A2Ideas) co-sponsored a screening of the film Intelligent Lives at the EMU Student Center. Following the screening of the film, there was a panel discussion led by Heather Eckner, Janice Fialka and Dr. Carrie Filarski.
Eastern Michigan University held its bi-annual Graduate Open House in the Student Center Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 9, with approximately 129 potential graduate students in attendance.
EMU grad student N.J. Phillips recently published a book, “Restless Life Syndrome", through Amazon. The book of poems addresses issues of mental health, with Phillips using haikus written over the course of a year.
On Thursday, October 18, Campus Life and Zeta Sigma Chi Multicultural Society co-hosted an event called “Beat the DJ” in Student Center room 310AB. Team “We Here to Win” took the ultimate victory with a total of 4138 points, becoming the inaugural winners of Beat the DJ.
On Sat. October 12, EMU alumnus Todd Tue premiered his film 'When It Breaks' at the State Theatre in Ann Arbor. The documentary film follows special education teacher and musician Konrad Wert, also known as his stage name Possessed by Paul James, as he tours the country with his family for a year.
The week of Sept. 30 to Oct. 5 was this year’s LSA Week, a week-long celebration put on by the Latinx Student Association (LSA) to engage EMU’s students and to hopefully recruit new members along the way. The annual Latin Night celebration took place at the McKenny Ballroom on Thursday night. Latin Night was put on by the LSA and sponsored by the Center of Race & Ethnicity.
For years, people have discussed how the Night King in “Game of Thrones” and his White Walkers might end up on the throne. At first, it seemed like a far-fetched theory, but as “The Long Night” continued, it seemed more and more evident that the theory may have not been far-fetched after all.
For the past week, the first episode of Game of Thrones dominated the cultural conversation. The first episode was a solid re-entry into the world of Westeros. The anticipation for the second episode was still high.