Articles (22 total)
EMU student and alumna open community-minded cafe in downtown Ypsilanti
Bridge Community Cafe, a new coffee shop and community space, celebrated its grand opening on Wednesday, Dec. 8. The team that founded the business was inspired by different radical community gathering spaces they’ve encountered abroad.
EMU Students organize candlelight vigil in honor of victims of anti-Asian hate crimes
Students at EMU organized candlelight vigil in honor of victims of anti-AAPI hate crimes on on Friday, April 16. The vigil was organized by members of the Student Government, the Southeast Asian Student Association (SEASA), and Kapamilya Club, EMU’s Filipino-American student organization.
Podcast: April 14, 2021
EMU announces that the Fall 2021 semester will likely have a more traditional campus environment, EMU students begin a petition to extend the pass or fail grading option, and the Center of Entrepreneurship hosts a virtual webinar featuring Lisa Bee, the CEO of Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea.
Symposium: Microplastics in our local waterways
Morgan Chaudry, senior Biology student, shares her Undergraduate Symposium research about microplastics. Listen to SYmposium here, or on your favorite podcast app.
Podcast: March 31, 2021
Hundreds gathered to stand in solidarity of survivors of sexual assault. Campus Life also hosted the annual Student Gold Medallion Awards, faculty discuss the racial imagery in Dr. Seuss’s books, and the Black Honors Student Organization celebrated Women's History Month. Listen to this week’s news on your favorite podcast app, or read the transcript here.
Podcast: March 24, 2021
Kappa Delta Pi will be hosting a fundraiser and book drive for local classrooms, and EMU’s Student Government votes in support of extending the Pass/Fail option. Student Government elections also open today. Be sure to stay tuned until the end of today’s podcast to hear about the Senate candidates. Read the transcript here, or listen on your favorite podcast app.
Symposium: Implementations of the 14th Amendment
Political Science student Jack Swartzinski shares his research regarding the evolution of the implementation of the 14th Amendment. He also explains why he believes the 14th is the most critical Amendment in the American legal system. Listen here, or on your favorite podcast app.
Podcast: Can we trick our taste buds?
A team of EMU researchers has been studying a way to mimic to taste of salt using an unexpected ingredient.
Documentary features EMU student artists' experiences amidst COVID-19 pandemic
Students enrolled in Eastern Michigan University's Arts Management course spent the Fall 2020 semester planning and producing "EMU: Return to the Canvas," an 11-minute documentary that features five artists' lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. The film can be viewed on EMU’s YouTube channel.
Summit Street A Cappella to compete in international championship; Two shootings at Aspen Chase Apartments
Summit Street A Cappella, EMU's bass and tenor a cappella group, has been selected to compete in the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella. In city news, two shootings were reported at the Aspen Chase Apartments complex within a two week span. The first, which took place on the night of Thanksgiving, Nov. 26, has been ruled a suicide and accidental homicide.