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Good food, friendly atmosphere at STUFD


If you haven’t stopped by Ypsilanti’s newest burrito joint, STUFD, you are missing out. You’ll come for the food, but you’ll stay for the atmosphere.

Students organize sit-in protest outside President Susan Martin's office


Eastern Michigan University’s interlocal agreement with the EAA and Detroit Public Schools has been embroiled in controversy since October 2013 when six teachers unions in Washtenaw County began boycotting EMU student teachers. The teachers unions refuse to end the boycott until EMU withdraws from the interlocal agreement with the EAA.

BREAKING: Election investigation details leaked


A source close to the investigation of the Student Government Presidential election leaked detailed information regarding campaign improprieties committed by write-in candidate Fatma Jaber.

False police report leads to serious consequences


A Timely Warning went out to the Eastern Michigan University community Thursday night regarding a female student who was reportedly the victim of an attempted armed robbery. About an hour later, an update to the Timely Warning was released stating that the female student had recanted her statement.

Man robbed at gunpoint while delivering pizza


The Ypsilanti Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at 9:50 p.m. Friday on the 800 block of Green Roday near LeForge Road.

Attempted unarmed robbery in Rynearson parking lot


Eastern Michigan University police are currently investigating a reported attempted unarmed robbery that took place at approximately 6 p.m. today. The victim is an EMU student.

A look inside EMU's role in the EAA


Eastern Michigan University, along with the school district for the city of Detroit, signed an interlocal agreement with the Education Achievement Authority of Michigan on June 23, 2011. One of the university’s main motivators to sign the agreement was to play a helpful role in the education of Michigan children, according to President Susan Martin.

Protesters of EAA make their voices heard at Board of Regents meeting


Protestors of the Education Achievement Authority of Michigan voiced their oppositions at the Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents meeting Tuesday afternoon.

Panel introduces candidates for 2014-2015


Eastern Michigan University’s Student Government hosted a “Meet the Candidates” panel Tuesday evening in the Student Center Auditorium with 16 of the 22 senatorial candidates for the 2014-2015 school year.

Alumnus Nathan Bomey to present March 24


Nathan Bomey, a reporter at The Detroit Free Press and 2006 Eastern Michigan University journalism and political science alumnus, will give a presentation about how he covered the Detroit Bankruptcy Monday, March 24 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. in Pray-Harrold room 213. The event is presented by EMU’s journalism program, the Department of English, EMU Student Media and the Department of Political Science.

14 shots fired in downtown Ypsilanti


Fourteen gunshots were fired in downtown Ypsilanti early Monday morning following a rap battle at the Riverside Arts Center.

COB, Beta Alpha Psi accounting club offer free tax prep


With tax season in full swing, the Eastern Michigan University College of Business and Beta Alpha Psi accounting club are helping students and members of the local community get more bang for their buck this year by offering free tax preparation through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.

Washtenaw house fire causes $125k in damages


The third floor of a house on the 600 block of Washtenaw caught fire Sunday afternoon, destroying the entire floor and devastating the residents.

DPS swears in six new officers


Eastern Michigan University’s Department of Public Safety swore in six new police officers Monday afternoon as the first step in their initiative to add a total of 10 officers to the EMU police force to ramp up off campus patrols and create an additional criminal response unit devoted to investigating high-profile crimes.

Panel held on sex & labor trafficking in Michigan


A panel consisting of Michigan’s first female Chief Deputy Attorney General Carol Isaacs, Assistant Attorney General Kelly Carter and Attorney General Crime Victims’ Advocate John Lazet discussed the issue of human trafficking in the state of Michigan. Eastern Michigan University students, faculty and members of the Ypsilanti community joined the conversation in the Student Center Tuesday morning as part of the Women’s History Month series of events at EMU.

EAA forum stirs more controversy at EMU


In response to recent controversy surrounding Eastern Michigan University’s relationship with the Education Achievement Authority, the university hosted a question and answer forum with a panel of EAA representatives in the Student Center Auditorium Wednesday morning.

Sinkhole closes East Circle Drive behind Quirk


Eastern Michigan University Physical Plant employees responded to a sinkhole approximately 4 feet in diameter that appeared on East Circle Drive behind the Quirk Dramatic Arts Building around 7:00 Tuesday night.

House fire closes Washtenaw at College Place


The Ypsilanti Fire Department responded to a second floor house fire on the 600 block of Washtenaw Sunday afternoon.

Students denied free access to issues of The New York Times


Due to a budgeting snafu and miscommunication between The New York Times and Eastern Michigan University’s Student Government, students and faculty were denied free access to The New York times the first week after Winter Recess. But free issues of the paper will be available again as usual starting Monday, March 10.

MESA braves cold to raise Syrian civil war awareness


The Middle Eastern Student Association at Eastern Michigan University braved the cold temperatures Tuesday afternoon to raise student awareness about the Syrian civil war and display the daily suffering the eight million displaced Syrian refugees experience as result of the violence and political unrest that continues to plague their country. MESA members set up a model Syrian refugee tent outside the Student Center to show passing students exactly how these refugees are living.

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