Kody Klein


Staying in Ypsilanti

As Eastern Michigan University students approach graduation, many are asking themselves where they want to go, but two students in the urban planning program are trying to find out what it would take to keep them in Ypsilanti.

Chief of Police selected

“I think Bob [Heighes] is a dedicated, professional leader who cares very deeply for [Eastern Michigan University] and the employees he works with,” said EMU police officer John Phillips.

EMU to get 4.95 % room, board increase

Room and board rates will increase by 4.95 percent next year, as approved by the Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents in a seven-to-one vote at the general meeting on April 17.

Domestic violence education

Hundreds of women go to SafeHouse Center every year to report domestic violence and sexual assault they suffered while in college, according the SafeHouse Executive Director Barbara Niess-May. “We see anywhere between 400 and 500 people a year who were assaulted in college, whether they are in college right now or were assaulted in the past,” Niess-May said.

Another hopeful for chief

The fourth of five candidates for Eastern Michigan University’s Department of Public Safety chief of police was interviewed in a public forum on April 11 in room 302 of the Student Center. Mark Reiss, Chief of Police for Riverside, OH, said he has wanted to be EMU’s chief of police for a long time.

The right to bear arms: Bill challenges campus gun policy

A bill proposed in the Michigan Senate would challenge Michigan universities’ authority in campus gun policy by revising state law to allow citizens with concealed weapon licenses to carry in these no-carry zones after completing increased licensing requirements.