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.
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.
Listening to progressive metal got me thinking it’s too bad people didn’t have this 15 or 20 years ago.
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.
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.
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.
Music is one of those things that connects all humans. Every culture on the planet has its own distinctive style of music, whether it is tribal drumming or avant garde operetta.
There are a lot of frustrating things that go on in everyday life. Bad drivers, bad pay, and whatever else might bother you.
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.
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.