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EMU students perform 'The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe' over the weekend

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On Friday, March 14 and Saturday, March 15, Eastern Michigan University’s Theatre for the Young gave a public performance of “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe,” based on the book by C.S. Lewis.

Warm up with spring fashion trends

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After one of the harshest winters Michigan has ever seen, people are getting very anxious to shed their winter coats, layers and snow boots. As soon as it starts to warm up this spring, there are many trends, both old and new, that we can expect to see this season.

Be safe this Valentine's Day

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With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, many couples are planning their romantic dates for this weekend. With all of this love in the air, it is extremely important for students to be safe and make smart decisions while being intimate.

Disney introduces lesbian characters to mixed reviews

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Since 17 states throughout the country have legalized same-sex marriage, the media has been showing a lot more support for the cause through music, fashion and even popular TV shows. On Jan. 26, Disney Channel took a big step by introducing their first ever gay couple on an episode of “Good Luck Charlie.”

Controversies shine spotlight on interracial romances

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In this day and age, a lot of people don’t really think of racism as being that big of an issue as it used to be, especially during times when we are celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

UGG boots good way to stay warm in cold temperatures

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After all of this unpredictable Michigan weather we have been having, it can be hard to decide what exactly to wear in the morning. One thing that everyone needs to be wearing around campus right now is boots.

"Raging Bull," "Rocky" stars back in the ring for "Grudge Match"

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The new Warner Brothers sports comedy, “Grudge Match”, opened in theaters on Dec. 25 and brought in about $7 million its opening week.

Actor dies tragically, students react

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On Saturday, Nov. 30, “The Fast and the Furious” actor Walker, 40, died in a car crash after the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT that he was a passenger in ran into a tree and a concrete pole, which then burst into flames in Valencia, Calif.

Bye-bye Blockbuster: Rental giant to close remaining stores

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In early November, DISH Network Corporation announced the closing of the remaining company-owned Blockbuster stores in the United States. By January 2014, all 300 stores will be closed.

Boston bomber could face death penalty

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Tsarnaev is currently being held at Fort Devens in Ayer, Mass. and a hearing is scheduled for Nov. 12.

10 nostalgic and scary programs bring the chills

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Every year Halloween brings around new creepy television shows, scary movies and eerie music. But there are some classics that come to mind every Halloween no matter how old they are that bring on the full-blown nostalgia.

Ways to stay safe while trick-or-treating

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The most exciting activity for many children on Halloween is undoubtedly going trick-or-treating, but if you plan on going with your kids, siblings or friends, it is very important to be safe on this night.

Display tells of domestic abuse

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As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Eastern Michigan University’s Women’s Resource Center put together an in-depth look at just how serious the issue of domestic violence can be by taking victims’ stories and displaying them in a variety of artistic ways.

Designer advises students on a variety of topics

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Designer Kami Michels from Kimberly Weder Designs spoke to EMU interior design students on Wednesday in Roosevelt Hall about what life can be like after graduation as an interior designer. Students who attended received free refreshments and Learning Beyond the Classroom credit.

App provides tools for college students, families

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With the new iOS7 update, new iPhone 5s and a new Galaxy all on the market right now, people can’t wait to get their hands on the latest and greatest. In addition to all of that, a new app might be just what you need to accompany your new phone or even the smartphone you already have.

Fashionality is more than just a fashion

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Everyone hears of the excitement of Fashion Week in major cities like New York, Paris and Milan. Eastern Michigan University students had a taste of their own Fashion Week leading up to the big fashion show “La Dolce Vita, The Sweet Life” on Oct. 10.

Session informs about teaching in China

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On Monday, Sept. 30, at the Porter College of Education, Eastern Michigan University professor Karen Paciorek gave an informational session for EMU students who may be interested in teaching in China.

New teen drama ‘Ravenswood’ to air soon

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If you enjoy the twists and turns of teen drama or thrilling mysteries, then beware because there may be a new television series for you to get addicted to, especially if you are already a fan of ABC Family’s hit show “Pretty Little Liars.”

How to put your smartphone to work this semester

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One of the best parts about being a college student in this time era is all of the technological advances available to help with classes, homework, organization, social life and just about everything under the sun. Many students use handy devices to make college life easier, and the big hype about owning a smartphone is due to the many apps you have available. If you are paying all of that money for your smartphone, you might as well use it to your best possible advantage.

Ways to get back into the studying habit

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Getting back into the swing of things for a new school year can take a little bit of time to get used to.

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