Krista Gjestland


EMU provides eco-friendly caps, gowns for 2011 graduates

Starting with the April 2011 graduation ceremonies, Eastern Michigan University graduates who buy their caps and gown from the EMU Bookstore in the Student Center are helping the campus become more eco-friendly and sustainable.

Student Government elections: Candidates debate issues

Eastern Michigan University students gathered at the Student Center stage Wednesday night to listen to the student body president candidates debate. The four candidates debated a wide range of issues from parking on campus to changes in the Student Senate.

GREEN week starts today

Eastern Michigan University’s Student Organization, Gathering Resources to be Educated about our Environment and Nature, is hosting its annual GREEN Week.

Keeping tabs on energy use

Starting with December 2010, the Physical Plant is posting individual energy usage reports for buildings at Eastern Michigan University.

Cafe Luwak closes; Cafe Ollie to take its place

Depot Town staple Café Luwak was sold for $50,000 during winter break after six years of business. Café Luwak Owner Jim Karnopp decided to sell the popular restaurant after discovering theft among his employees.

Freedom of speech permits vitriol, too

The recent Supreme Court case, Snyder vs. Phelps, has brought out a lot of discussion about freedom of speech. The case involves the protests of the Westboro Baptist Church at the funeral of military man matthew Snyder in 2006 .