Archive for November 2012

Students Predict Election

One right that is guaranteed to EMU students 18 years and older is the right to vote. This right was exercised by EMU students, faculty, and staff last Tuesday. Van provided by the Harrisonbug Democratic Committee shuttled people all day… Read More ›

EMU Computer Recycling

With multiple computer labs, including Visual and Communications Arts labs, that need to be updated every 2-3 years and classrooms equipped with computers, EMU generates a large amount of electronic waste. The build-up of outdated computers creates a problem for… Read More ›

Prejudiced First Impressions

First impressions can be detrimental to the beginning of relationships. The initial opinion you have of someone can be extremely deceiving, whether it is positive or negative. I remember thinking about first impressions during the journey to college in August…. Read More ›

The Penn Laird sky threatened rain on Saturday, but the ODAC Cross Country Championships at Peak View Elementary went mostly untouched by precipitation. The course conditions seemed to suit EMU’s men’s and women’s teams quite well, as both finished better… Read More ›

Word from the Co-Editor

Appalachia has a legacy of violence surrounding the coal industry. Today, mountaintop removal perpetuates this violence, while dividing activists and miners who both contribute to the problem. I attended the Mountain Justice Fall Summit in Rock Creek, W.Va. to learn… Read More ›

Letter: Care For Creation

Environmental protection is not a new concept to today’s society, as   climate science and its validity is being proven more and more everyday. However, there is still frequent opposition to the idea of taking care of and respecting our… Read More ›

Stop Using Amanda Todd

The loss or death of someone you are close to can actually bring people closer. It can motivate people to let grudges go, to change bad habits, or appreciate the people and time they have because they realize that both… Read More ›