Betty Adams

Articles (12 total)

Panel discusses poetic activism in Native American society

The 1491’s, a satirical sketch comedy group, led a discussion on the role of poetry in contemporary Native American society, how it has created a path for social change and how combining poetry and politics made them activists.

Bacteria: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Students and alumni filled the Student Center Auditorium Thursday for the George Liepa Sigma Xi Lecture, “Your Gut... More than a Digestive System.” Presenter Gary Huffnagle, Ph.D., is a professor at the University of Michigan Medical School of Microbiology and Immunology who actively facilitates research studies on opportunistic fungal pathogens, fungal bacterial microbiome and the immune system during respiratory disease.

Tips for fighting the freshman 15

As freshman begin to settle into a routine, it can be difficult to avoid gaining weight. Here are some steps to incorporate into your routine to help combat the freshman 15.

Close Encounters of the Ypsi Kind

Eastern Michigan University’s campus and the surrounding Ypsilanti area have a long history, rich with bone-chilling ghost stories. Starkweather Hall is the oldest standing building on EMU’s campus, built in 1896.

'Nathan's Law' to bring bicycle and motorcycle awareness to driver's ed

Oct. 14 was a good day for bicyclists and motorcyclists, when Governor Rick Snyder signed Public Act 317, also known as Nathan’s Law, to add information about bicycle and motorcycle awareness to the Michigan drivers’ education curriculum. The Act passed the Michigan House unanimously in June and was named after Nathan Bower, a 19-year-old who was killed in a motorist/motorcyclist accident in 2009.

Fifth annual Clean Up Day sees turnout of over 700 recyclers

Stacks of trash were shuttled to Rynearson Stadium parking lot to be properly disposed of by the regional environmental recycling program presented by Washtenaw County on Saturday.Celebrating the fifth annual Clean Up Day held at Eastern Michigan University, 700-900 recyclers showed up to safely discard their hazardous materials.