Eastern Michigan University’s moot court team went undefeated last month, beating 25 teams at the regional moot trial conference in Saginaw, Mich.
The Michigan Department of Education announced new testing standards in the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC) earlier this month. Education majors are required to pass this standardized certification test before obtaining their teaching license in the state of Michigan.
“The purpose of this screening is to highlight Central Park 5 and to give background to the Eastern student community,” Michael Wood, junior and secretary of BLACK said. “Because I’m pretty sure that [they] aren’t aware of the Central Park 5.”
On Thursday, the Increase The Peace Rally & Walk kicked off in front of the north doors of the Student Center. This student rally and march was against the recent spat of violence and crime that has plagued the community at Eastern Michigan University since the murder of Julia Niswender almost a year ago. Several hundred people showed up for the event.
Starting in New York in 1986, it chronicles the balls that were happening around this time. The balls were get-togethers within the LGBTQ community in New York. These parties featured drag shows, voguing and costume competitions.
Eastern Michigan University student athlete Demarius Reed was found dead today at 7:15 a.m. at the University Green apartment complex, located at 700 block of West Clark Road. The investigation is being treated as a homicide.
Pease Auditorium swelled with music on a peaceful Sunday on Oct. 13 as the Eastern Michigan University Wind Symphony, conducted by Mary K. Schneider, kicked off its first concert of the semester with a piece from 1943 called “Commando March,” written by Pennsylvanian-born child prodigy Samuel Barber.
“Growing Up Muslim in Bombay” is an equal parts autobiography and poem book written by Saleem Peeradina. Peeradina teaches at Siena Heights University in Adrian, a school that he described as being “strategically isolated.”
After the Westgate Mall terrorist attack in Nairobi, Kenya, 39 people are still missing on top of the 67 people the Kenyan government reported dead from the attack and four day long siege.
The art gallery in the Student Center is holding a new exhibit, Perspectives, curated by professor Diana Pancioli. According to the Perspectives press release, “Perspectives presents new sculptural ceramic work exploring a diverse set of ideas.” It is also the first exhibition for sculptural ceramics the University Gallery has hosted, according to Gregory Tom, the program’s director.
The Eastern Eateries Homecoming Cookout event on Sept. 20 attracted many students with enough hot dogs, brats, chicken sandwiches and other BBQ foods to keep everyone full and happy.
Just Arts and Music holds an open mic night monthly to find and showcase new talent. The event offers students a chance to get their feet wet onstage, often for the first time.
Terry Jones, the controversial Floridian pastor, was arrested on Wednesday.
Eastern Michigan University’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resource Center will be holding its fifth annual BBQueer at Big Bob’s Lake House from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 17. This welcome back event for the 2013-14 school year, open to all students and staff members, will demonstrate the scale of support for the LGBT community present on campus.
The act of phishing has been reported campus-wide with more than one victim at Eastern Michigan University.
How many of you still have to go to the Academic Advising Center? A lot of students do.
The American Cancer Society celebrated its 100th birthday Saturday with a cancer walk at Eastern Michigan University.
Baseball fans can enjoy the Detroit Tigers vs. Chicago White Sox game with a $34 ticket package, sponsored by Eastern Michigan University. The package consists of a mezzanine ticket, TRUEMU t-shirt, hot dog, bag of Lay’s potato chips and Pepsi.
Woodruffs Bar of Depot Town held a Beatles Night on Saturday, June 1 attracting over a hundred people from the Beatles’ generation to the current one.
The 2013 Washtenaw County Heart Walk, held on Sunday, raised $20,303.20 for the American Heart Association’s mission of building healthier lives free of stroke and cardiovascular disease, according to their web site.
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