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Chiara Hensley named new ombuds

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The Office of the Ombuds is located in the Student Center room 240 and open for any student experiencing challenges on campus. According to Hensley, the office handles a wide variety of student concerns including communication with professors, conduct issues, grade grievances, academic dismissal, tuition, medical appeals, billing issues and financial aid concerns. The Office of the Ombuds may also assist students with any other problems that they may encounter during their time at Eastern Michigan University.

Film, panel inform on human trafficking

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Last Thursday, Eastern Michigan University’s Women’s Resource Center hosted Meet the Movement as part of ongoing work for Human Trafficking Awareness Month.

Colorado allows sale of Marijuana edibles

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On Jan. 1, 2014, the state of Colorado began allowing the sale of recreational Marijuana edibles in stores, and storeowners can’t keep products in stock.

Screening raises awareness for girls forced into prostitution

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On Wednesday, the Women’s Center presented a screening of the film “Very Young Girls” to assist in raising awareness for Human Trafficking Awareness Month.

Voluntary fatherhood bad for women, children

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Proposed voluntary fatherhood rights will allow men to opt out of parenthood, leaving millions of children without the necessary financing for proper care.

Brewing your own bubbly beverages at home

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In a world of soda wars and energy drinks, there is a cheaper and sometimes healthier method for enjoying a carbonated beverage that is taking the nation by storm.

Law professor presents on counter-terrorism

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Amos Guiora, professor of law and co-director for the Center of Global Justice at the S.J Quinney College of Law, University of Utah spoke about “Counter-Terrorism and International Law” in the student center Ballroom on Monday.

Student organizations get the spotlight at WinterFest

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Students and organizations met on Jan. 14 in the Eastern Michigan University Student Center Ballroom for WinterFest, an evening to develop connections, have fun and make new friends.

Shakes, smoothies great way to stay healthy

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The simple idea that eating a balanced diet as part of daily care will help people stay healthy dates back generations to the old saying, “An apple a day will keep the doctor away.”

New social media site helps classmates communicate with each other

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The newest scholarly social media website, ClusterFlunk, offers students at Eastern Michigan University a new tool for communicating with classmates.

Michigan hit hard by flu season; H1N1 reappears

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The H1N1 flu virus is back for the 2013-14 flu season in Michigan with four reported deaths and many others on life support. In 2009, news reports began on a new and deadly strain of the flu virus called H1N1.

Enlist technology to help conquer your resolutions

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New Year’s resolutions come in all shapes and sizes. Millions make them each year and many will break them before the year is done.

New Years resolutions: Many make them, few follow through

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On New Year’s Day, 45 percent of Americans made resolutions for the new year. The act of making feel-good promises for the next 12 months dates back to ancient times and has endured multiple transformations to become what it is today.

Have your best semester ever

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Opportunities for improvement are abundant on the path of higher education and with fall semester behind them, students gear up for winter 2014.

American consumers open their wallets for the holidays

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American consumers are estimated to have spent more than $600 billion on gifts and decorations for the 2013 holiday season.

Tips to make this year's resolution worthwhile

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“A New Year’s resolution is something that goes in one year, and out the other.” -anonymous Another year begins and students return from vacation with a list of resolutions, putting the average to-do list to shame.

Nirvana nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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April 2014 will mark the 20th anniversary of the death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, who committed suicide at age 27, a somber reminder of the end of a musical era. Nirvana has been nominated for the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame the same month and if inducted, the band will be one of the youngest nominees, barely making the 25-year minimum requirement for the honor.

Ypsilanti puts on annual holiday festivities

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On Friday, Dec. 6, the city of Ypsilanti twinkled with festive delight with the annual Starlight Spree and Tree Lighting Ceremony outside the downtown library.

Educational inequality examined at 'Girl Rising' event

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On Nov. 25, the Women’s Resource Center and Sigma Sigma Sigma presented a screening of the film “Girl Rising” followed by a Q and A session for audience members to raise awareness for educational equality of women globally.

Ypsi, EMU collaborate for community safety

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Following a series of violent crimes in the area around campus, including the death of Eastern Michigan University student Demarius Reed, officials from both the EMU Police Department and the Ypsilanti Police Department have worked to strengthen relationships between the university and the city.

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