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The Mid-American Conference Council of Presidents announced Friday afternoon that they plan to resume the fall football season in early November.

WEMU's Lisa Barry has details.


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The start of Eastern Michigan University's fall semester has been most unusual due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Initially, most classes were conducted online, but, starting today, additional courses will be done in person.  EMU President Dr.  James Smith joined WEMU's David Fair to discuss education at EMU during a pandemic. 


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As part of a budget restructuring plan, Eastern Michigan University will cut four of its sports teams.  Softball, men's swimming and diving, women's tennis, and wrestling are the teams that will be eliminated this year.  89.1 WEMU's Jorge Avellan covered the announcement this morning at Eastern's Convocation Center.


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Eastern Michigan University has announced the elimination of four sports from their intercollegiate athletic program at the conclusion of the spring season as part of the University’s budget restructuring efforts.


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The Eastern Michigan football team is winning this season, both on and off the field.


Eastern Michigan University welcomed new President James Smith for his first official day on the job Friday.


 

Lem Turner made the shot during a freshman pep rally at Ball State University in Indiana. With the half-court shot, he won free tuition for a semester.