Jesse Peck

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NSOAs help incoming students get acclimated to EMU campus

As many know, orientation is a pretty big deal here at Eastern Michigan University. It’s an intense four-day experience that helps acclimate incoming students to their new surroundings while also giving them a chance to bond with fellow students.


Complacency

I have discovered something that’s become a modern plague in today’s society. Something so profound and disturbing, it has become the standard for the average Joe: complacency.


Spill leaves black mark

It’s been a little more than a year since a pipeline owned by Enbridge Energy broke and spilled more than 840,000 gallons of tar sands oil into Talmadge Creek and the Kalamazoo River.


It's a break, use it as one

We finally made it to the brief respite between semesters. We’ll all be getting our grades from the spring semester, and I think I can speak for the majority in saying we’re glad it’s behind us.


Assisted suicide

As some of you fine readers might know, Dr. Death died on June 3. Jack Kevorkian, embraced and reviled for his work, was known – and eventually imprisoned for – his work in assisting people with their suicides.


Referees need to rely on help

There are a lot of frustrating things that go on in everyday life. Bad drivers, bad pay, and whatever else might bother you.


Smoking ban is going to stick

A year has come and passed since the Michigan Smoking Ban passed. It made it illegal to smoke cigarettes in places like bars and restaurants.


Hash Bash creates mixed emotions

For so many people, grouping up and celebrating is seemingly, necessary. There are days like New Years, St. Patrick’s Day and Cinco de Mayo where people simply gather to party. Once a year, right here in Washtenaw County is such a celebration.


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