In a room of women, the one thing they all have in common is what also makes them different – a set of experiences that make each and every one of those women who they are. These women were gathered in room 360 of the Student Center for the “Do You D.A.R.E.” event held by Zeta Sigma Chi Mulitcultural Sorority. Dominique E. Moore, the public relations chair and website administrator of Zeta Sigma Chi, says the event is about motivating young women to overcome adversity.
If a woman wants to dress provocatively for Halloween, she can choose anything from a police officer to a sexy Disney Princess, but now, she can even dress as an eating disorder.
Let’s face it — it can definitely be said that social media is at the center of everyone’s lives these days. But as much as we love and rely on social media for not only entertainment, but communication and even professional purposes, there are things people post on social media that make us want to reach through the computer and thump them on the head.
“The freshman 15” is a phrase that can elicit horror among college students everywhere. It refers to the weight that some college freshmen gain as a result of partying, overeating and making unhealthy food choices in the school cafeteria.
There are certain aspects of womanhood that contain unspoken rules — the things that women understand and things that leave guys scratching their heads.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder introduced the Education Finance Act Nov. 19 to reform Michigan’s K-12 education system.
Janice Daniels, the mayor of Troy, Mich., was recalled Nov. 6 by a vote of 52 percent. The recall effort was centered around Daniels’ views on gay marriage and her opposition to a transit center.
Eastern Michigan University’s Student Affairs Committee met Oct. 30 to discuss the college’s DREAM Act proposal as well as the different campaigns doing work around campus.
Washtenaw County will now be part of District 12 after its previous district (District 15) was eliminated as a result of the 2010 census. The 2010 census showed that Washtenaw County’s population increased by about 22,000 people, bringing the total county population to around 344,791 residents.
Eastern Michigan University has developed a new policy regarding underage drinking in response to a statewide medical amnesty law in effect since June 1 that creates exceptions to Michigan’s Minor in Possession laws. The new law states that a person under 21 years of age who voluntarily seeks medical treatment or accompanies an individual who voluntarily seeks medical treatment for overconsumption of alcohol will be exempt from a violation for the purchase, consumption or possession of alcohol.
A Sept. 17 report released by the Michigan Department of Community Health found the Dr. Ron Davis Smoke-free Air Law, effective since May 1, 2010, did not have a significantly negative impact on bar, restaurant or cigarette sales in Michigan.
The case of a former Eastern Michigan University student being dismissed from the university’s counseling program for refusing to counsel a gay client is set to go to trial next month. Julea Ward was enrolled in a counseling program at EMU where students counsel five to eight clients a semester from the general public.
Eastern Michigan University’s incoming freshman class for fall 2012 has 2,563 registered students as of Aug.
A campus-wide march protesting rape and sexual assault took place Tuesday night as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Feminists are fighting for a united cause, but still find divisions in their community due to racial issues according to Brittney Cooper, a co-founder of Crunk Feministic Collective, Monday night in the Eastern Michigan University Student Center. “You cannot build a feminist world that is racist,” Cooper, who is also an assistant professor at the University of Alabama, said.
Ypsilanti’s Campus Book & Supply and Mike’s Bookstore are two of 40 stores under Nebraska Book Company to close by March 31.
Human trafficking happens in every zip code across the country, according to Theresa Flores, a survivor of human trafficking who talked to an audience in the Student Center Thursday evening. Flores was only 15 years old when she became a victim of human trafficking in Birmingham, Mich.
Republic representative Eileen Kowall recently introduced legislation in the Michigan House that would ban abortions after the 20th week of pregnancy. Supporters of the bill said a fetus can feel pain at 20 weeks of pregnancy, while opponents deny this is true, reported Michiganradio.org.
Campus Book & Supply, Mike’s Bookstore and Ned’s Bookstore are in danger of closing after the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing of their parent company, Nebraska Book Co. According to AnnArbor.com, a U.S.
Michigan has the 11th-highest student debt load in the country. In 2010, the average student with a bachelor’s degree graduated with $25,675 debt from student loans. In the 2009-10 academic year, the annual amount of loans taken out by college students reached $1.8 billion, a 49 percent increase from 2007.
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