As fall gears up, so are events on Eastern Michigan University's campus. Hosted by a variety of student organizations and departments, here's a list of the best things going on this week at EMU.
Stomp Out The Stigma - Oct. 10
In honor of World Mental Health Day, EMU Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will be having a mental health awareness walk. This will serve as an opportunity to start conversations about mental health and break stigmas on college campuses. This walk will be at the Lake House from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Let's Taco 'Bout Self and Community Care - Oct. 10
The second in a series of events hosted by Campus Life and the Campus Life Coaches, students can attend for free tacos from MAIZ Cantina, discussions about select topics, and prizes. This month's topic is 'Self and Community Care' with the goal of learning how to take care of yourself and others. The event will be hosted at the Lake House at 5 p.m.
Out On The Lawn - Oct. 11
In celebration of National Coming Out Day, the LGBT Resource Center and Campus Life are hosting 'Out on the Lawn'. Students will be able to take free goodies, share their coming out story, make fun crafts, and mingle with fellow students. Hosted outside of Pray-Harrold by the pride flag, this event will be from 1-4 p.m.
History Speaker Series - Oct. 12
The first in this free and LBC credit approved series of presentations is entitled "Trails of Tears and Freedom: Black Life in Indian Slave Country, 1830-1866." This week's presentation will cover how chattel slavery and the domestic slave trade shaped removal processes in the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations in the nineteenth century. The presentation will be held in Strong room 100 from 4-5:30 p.m.
Cardboard Workshop - Oct. 12
As the International Student Association gears up for one of their biggest events of the year, 'Around the World,' students can participate now by making posters to represent the country they are from to be displayed at the event. Not only is this an opportunity to create a fun poster, but also to meet new people and make friends. Interested students can sign up at ISA's instagram @isa_emu.
Fall Orchestra Concert - Oct. 12
Join EMU's symphony orchestra in a performance with old and new inspirations. Performed works will include Schubert's Symphony No. 8, Rossini's William Tell Overture, the Danzon No. 2 of Marquez and Christopher Ducasse's Fos Nou. This event is free and available for LBC credit for students. The concert will be held from 7:30-9 p.m. in Pease Auditorium.