Senators elected BSU delegate Kiera Osbourne and passed resolutions 106-11 and 106-15. Resolution 106-11 will create “ad-hoc committee on the issue of disability rights and accomodations.” Resolution 106-15 asks that LAZ parking notify students of being ticketed via email or text-message within 24 hours of a violation. Two resolutions were tabled, 106-13 and 106-14.
#HisNameIsTrey is being used to remember a young man killed in a shooting at Nancy Park. A vigil was held in memorial of Brian "Trey" Matthews III the third at Nancy Park. No suspect have yet been apprehended and the family is urging anyone with information to come forward.
Halle Library ground and first floors will be open for regular use Wednesday, Jan. 8, at 9:00 a.m. On Tuesday, Jan. 7, Eastern Michigan University’s unexpectedly closed Halle Library temporarily due to an “emergency smoke alert”.
The Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents unanimously voted during the Regular Board Meeting to increase on-campus housing rates by an average of 2.94% and university meal plan rates by 2.95%. According to the university the increase in housing is aimed at helping offset “deferred maintenance costs [costs]“ related to on-campus housing.
Student Senate unanimously passes resolution asking for the president and provost to support the creation of a Housing Insecurity Fund
Passed in a 17-0 vote on Dec. 3 by EMU student senate, the resolution asks for the president and provost’s support in creating a housing insecurity fund, as well as to allow students to donate excess meal swipes and flex dollars to Swoops Food Pantry, and provide students who use Swoops Food Pantry hour-long parking passes when accessing Swoop’s.
An evening of poetry and prose was hosted at 734 Brewing Company in downtown Ypsilanti, in the Depot Town neighborhood. The event, open to the public 18 years and older, showcased the publication’s work from the last 11 years.
Alumni group GameAbove donates $3.5 million to Eastern Michigan University for faculty, staff and students
It was announced Monday, Nov. 11, that GameAbove, an EMU alumni group, would be donating $3.5 millions to faculty initiatives and development along with student needs. In their donation, GameAbove gifted $2 million to the "Game Above, Faculty First" initiative and $1.5 million to a second initiative under the name of "Students Matter Most.”
Review: Teaċ Daṁsa's Loch na hEala/Swan Lake is a heavily symbolic reclamation of the classic ballet Swan Lake
Loch na hEala brings forth issues apparent not just in Ireland but the whole of “the west.” Christianity, politics and corruption are targets of the performance alongside themes of depression, sexual abuse, loneliness and change.
Eastern Michigan University classes remain open, while the Early College Alliance and Ypsilanti Community Schools cancel classes because of dangerous driving conditions due to high snowfall in the area.
Three shots were fired on November 1 at 10 p.m. at 212 Stevens Dr, Ypsilanti, Michigan. This location falls within the bounds of Ypsilanti Charter Township. It is unknown if the suspect has been apprehend or the condition of the victim.