Dereka Bennett

Articles (34 total)

Is EMU really safe?

More than 50 crimes involving sexual assault, theft, burglary, violence, vandalism, and harassments were reported on EMU’s campus within the first two months of the 2017 fall semester, according to the daily crime log. 

Honors College offers academic advantages

Eastern Michigan University offers many academic opportunities for students in good standing, but the Honors College is the cornerstone of all academic programs offered at the university.

Parking pass prices upset students

Within the last year, the cost of Eastern Michigan University parking passes has increased by five dollars, making it $155 for commuter and residential hall students. Five dollars may not be a big difference to some, but it’s a huge difference compared to the prices parking passes used to have within the past few years. 

EMU Honors College helps students succeed

Eastern Michigan University offers many academic opportunities for students in good standing, but The Honors Program is the cornerstone out of all the academic programs offered at the university.

Canton Township Police shut down EMU icebreaker

The Canton Township Police Department shut down the eighth annual Eastern Michigan University Ice Breaker, “Issa Ice Breaker,” Friday, Sept. 8, at 11:30 p.m. at the Golden Gate Banquet Hall in Canton, Michigan with no explanation. 

Eagles get swept by Bowling Green

The EMU softball team was swept out 3-1 during the weekend finale against Bowling Green State University Sunday, April 9, in the Mid-American Conference cross-divisional action at Meserve Field. In the beginning, The Eagles had a good lead, but it was enough to defeat the Bowling Green Falcons.

Nathan Bomey speaks to aspiring journalist at EMU

Starting at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 30, the 2006 Eastern Michigan graduate, Nathan Bomey came to speak to aspiring journalist students in room 216 of Pray-Harold. The alumni started his career as a Detroit journalist covering many Detroit issues, including news for General Motors right after graduation.

EMU softball fails to record a hit

On Sunday, April 2, the Eastern Michigan softball team ended its series finale, 9-0, to the University of Akron at Varsity Field.  The Eagles fell to 13-17 on the season and 2-4 in Mid-American Conference play.

EMU women's swim and dive finish championships and seasons undefeated

The Eastern Michigan women's swimming and diving team completed two days of competition at the NCAA Championships Friday until Saturday, March 17-18 in Indianapolis. On the first day, Sophomore Delaney Duncan placed 29 with a time of 1:00.58 in the 100 Breaststroke, while senior Alexis Mitcheltree placed 38 in the 100 Backstroke.