Gary Simmons

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Third Annual Black Excellence Showcase

Project Big Sister hosted the 3rd annual Black Excellence showcase on Feb. 1 in the McKenny Hall ballroom at Eastern Michigan University. This event had many different black-owned businesses from all around Metro Detroit, and it was here to introduce these businesses to the EMU student body in honor of Black History Month.  


fantastic-beasts-the-crimes-of-grindelwald-review

“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” is the sequel to 2016’s “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” It follows the continuing adventures of British “magizoologist” Newt Scamander, American witch Queenie Goldstein, her Muggle boyfriend Jake Kowalski and her older sister Tina, a member of the Magical Congress of the United States of America. 


EMU student Marawan Saadeldin talks on travel from Egypt

Eastern Michigan University’s newest ad campaign “You Are Welcome Here” shows that the university is proud to be a second home to many of the international students who decided to come to the United States and study there. One of the many international students that the university is host to is Marawan Saadeldin, an urban planning major and GIS minor from Alexandria, Egypt. 


YpsiREAL and SPARK East promote Ypsilanti events

Usually when people think of Ypsilanti, the first thing that comes to mind is a small Rust Belt factory town that is overshadowed by its seemingly cooler and hipper neighbor Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan. In most cases, people even forget that Ypsilanti also is a college town that is home to Eastern Michigan University. 


EMU students share their thoughts on #MeToo Campaign

While Washington and Hollywood are both seemingly worlds away from the small college town of Ypsilanti, many Eastern Michigan University students still have things to say about the sex scandals that many of America’s most powerful people are involved in. 


'Elsagate' takes over YouTube children's app

Recently, The New York Times had an article about an unusual trend on YouTube. The YouTube children app, which was first introduced in 2015, is supposed to be an app that can safely show families kid-friendly videos that are on the video-sharing site. 


I scream, you scream, Ypsilanti screams for Go! Ice Cream

They say the best way to be good at your job is to love it. For Rob Hess, his business is more than a job -- it’s a passion. Hess is the owner of Go! Ice Cream, located in an alley in downtown Ypsilanti at 10 N. Washington St.  


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