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EMU Wraps Up Athletic Year With Honors Banquet

Eastern Mennonite University held its Athletic Honors Banquet on April 17 in a time of reflecting upon and honoring the journeys of the Royals’ student-athletes.  Seniors Andy Richter (Perkasie, PA/Christopher Dock) and Marla Young (Fishersville, VA/Wilson Memorial) won the President’s Awards, the highest athletic award given out by EMU. ...More


“Theo Riders” Visit Funeral to Celebrate His Life

Courtesy The Weather Vane, April 19, 2012 Theodore Brian Yoder (class of 2012) had cancer first at age 10, then again at 17 and 21. Then this past Christmas break he was told he again had cancer, inoperable this time, and he was given 3-6 months to live. Theo died at his home Thursday evening (April 12) around 10 p.m. surrounded by Lynn and Brian (mom and dad) and his two brothe ...More

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EMU Plans Memorial Service for Student

Campus Ministries has scheduled a campus memorial service for Wed., April 18 from 7 to 8 p.m. in Common Grounds for a time to remember Theodore (Theo) Brian Yoder, class of 2012. Yoder, 22, the son of Brian and Lynn Yoder of Kalona, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, April 12, after an intermittent 12-year battle with various c ...More


EMU Mourns Loss of Student

The Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) community was saddened to learn of the death of Theodore (Theo) Brian Yoder on Thursday, April 12, 2012, after an intermittent 12-year battle with various cancers. Yoder, 22, was the son of Brian and Lynn Yoder of Kalona, Iowa. Yoder was a 2008 graduate of Iowa Mennonite School, Kalona, and a member ...More