Students interested in learning about Two-Spirit Identity and creating beautiful pride jewelry met in the Student Center Intersection on Nov. 19.
The Office of Wellness and Community Responsibility (OWCR) hosted an affordable health insurance event on Nov. 20 in the EMU Student Center. Certified enrollment agents from the Washtenaw Health Initiative (WHI) spoke with students to help them look for the best insurance plan based on their coverage needs and financial plan.
To enhance viewers' enjoyment of EMU productions, the School of Communication, Media & Theatre Arts (CMTA) decided to install new seats in both Quirk and Sponberg theatres. Their goal is to raise a minimum of $200,000 before the end of August 2020. To make a donation or learn more about the S.I.T. campaign, visit donate.emich.edu/project/16623.
To celebrate Native American Heritage Month and spread awareness about native women and sexual health, EMU's Native American Student Organization (NASO) and Center of Race & Ethnicity (CORE) teamed up to host their Native Women: Beyond Statistics presentation.
Students interested in learning more about Native American music and culture filled the McKenny Hall Guild Room for Fall Feast on Nov. 7.
EFA welcomes all EMU students, even if they have no experience in film whatsoever. They make short films, host workshops and provide mentorships and networking for those who want to work professionally in film. The group meets every Thursday from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. in room 330 at the Student Center during the Fall and Winter semesters.
The Student Center patio was filled with eager pumpkin-carving contest participants on Oct. 29. At the event, students were able to create all kinds of fun and spooky designs to celebrate Halloween at EMU. Not only could students participate in pumpkin-carving, they could also listen to music provided by DJ LiXxer, take Halloween photos in the photo booth, enjoy free hot chocolate and apple cider and enter giveaways from Amazon and the EMU Bookstore.
Best Buddies is a student organization at EMU that "enhances the lives of people with developmental disabilities by providing opportunities for one-to-one friendships." The buddies meet face-to-face twice a month and participate in social outings once a month with the whole chapter.
The Queer Unity for Eastern Students partnered with the LGBT Resource Center to host a creativity night. The event aimed to relieve stress for students as they prepare for midterms.
Active Minds, a student organization at EMU, work to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness on campus and in society in general. The organization meets every Tuesday from 8-9:30 p.m. in Room 320 of the Student Center.