To the average college student, “studying” can be found in the thesaurus as the antonym of “fun,” but Eastern Michigan University’s Snack and Study, brought to students by the folks at Campus Life, aimed to fix that.
On April 18th, Eastern Michigan University hosted its very first Piano Smash, courtesy of the American String Teachers Association at EMU.
Are your final projects getting the best of you? These Eastern Michigan University events won’t write your 14-page paper for you, but they’ll definitely take your mind off of it for a while.
On March 29, Eastern Michigan University art history professor Richard Rubenfeld guided students from the Intermedia Gallery Group through the outdoor art installation known as the Heidelberg
Project in Detroit.
In light of the recent Supreme Court cases and the dialogue regarding those now-infamous pink equal signs all over Facebook, Eastern Michigan University’s 2013 Lavender Spring Celebration took place at an interesting time in LGBT history.
Southeastern Michiganders are loyal to their Better Made brand potato chips, but when the regional favorite is unavailable, the sinfully salty taste of Lay’s is a good substitute.
Guitarist Donald Lajiness, a sophomore at Eastern Michigan University, steps to the front of the Alexander Music Building’s auditorium to a burst of ecstatic applause. He sits down in the proper classical guitar position— foot up, fretboard raised —and begins to strum the opening chord of the mysterious-sounding “Koyunbaba,” a modern piece with Turkish influences composed by Carlo Domeniconi. After a nearly flawless recital, the musician basks in the glow of his fellow music majors’ collective cheering and praise.
Pooping is the great equalizer. Everyone, no matter how beautiful, successful or talented, has to drop off the Browns at the Super Bowl once a day or so. When that primal urge strikes while you’re on campus, it can be difficult to scope out that perfect toilet for you. But have no fear! Here is a comprehensive comparison of the best and worst porcelain thrones at Eastern Michigan University.
University Park on Eastern Michigan University’s campus was set aglow Monday night by rows and rows of decorated mason jars with small candles placed inside as part of The Light That Unites, an event put on by the Stigma and Fear End Now campaign. The colorful jars, each one decorated by
an EMU student, was intended as a tangible reminder of a life that was lost.
By the time a person reaches college age, there is a good chance their lives have already been affected by a mental health issue. A 2004 study by the National Alliance on Mental Illness and Abbott Laboratories found that one in three students reported having long periods of depression and one in four reported having suicidal thoughts.
Tired of getting pinched every St. Patty’s Day? Here are a few ways to add a little green when March 17 rolls around this year.
Most ladies will agree the female orgasm is quite an experience. The I Heart Female Orgasm event sought to shed some light on what many may consider a bit of a mystery.
Nestled in the heart of Eastern Michigan University’s campus, the Lydia I. Jones Residence Hall was the center of many students’ universes, a place of afternoon naps and late-night homework sessions.
Handmade jewelry can be a real treasure, as well as a treat to look at. At the Unique Designs booth, which pops up at Eastern Michigan University’s Student Center on occasion, you can feast your eyes on an array of one-of-a-kind rings, earrings and necklaces crafted from brass, gold and colorful semiprecious stones.
Spring break is the time for adventure. Whether you’ve been planning that trip to Florida’s Clearwater Beach for months now or you’re throwing a dart at the map and going where destiny (and your lousy car) takes you, there are a few things you’ll undoubtedly need—some real friends, a camera to capture those unforgettable moments and of course, clothes.
Looking for something to do? Here are a few on-campus activities to keep your week interesting. Join presenter Diane Brookins and Students for Life for the Black History Month event, Life of a People, Monday at 6 p.m. at Halle Library. The event is Learning Beyond the Classroom credit approved.
In a world where corporations rule and water is scarce, relieving one’s own bladder has become something of a privilege. Pay to pee or be carted off to the mysterious Urinetown, never to be heard from again.
Through the ages, many artists expressed their love for their respective hunnies through song. Being one of those universal feelings and all that, love songs are something most people can relate to, so understandably, there is a metric crapton of them swimming about out there. Music writer Carmen Bojanowski, music critic Matt Rice (of Matt on Music) and life editor/resident music major Jess Salisbury weighed in on their personal favorites.
For a holiday celebrating the joys of romance, Valentine’s Day certainly has quite a turbulent love-hate relationship with many people.
Chinese New Year events Is the weather making you go a bit crazy? Here are some fun February festivities on Eastern Michigan University’s campus to help you unwind.
Strawberries could easily be the official snack of summer. Whether you love them smothered in sugar or as part of a tasty pastry, the plump red fruit is a favorite among both the young and the old, whether health-savvy or junk food junkies. And now, on Saturday, June 16th from 11am to 2pm, you can explore Depot Town and sample several strawberry-licious creations courtesy of several businesses in the Ypsilanti community as part of the Depot Town Strawberry Showcase.
On Tuesday, Jan. 8, speaker, author and pastor Eric Thomas, also known as E.T. the Hip-Hop Preacher, rocked Eastern Michigan University’s Student Center Grand Ballroom.
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