Recent Stories

Unpacking Masculinity

Members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), in collaboration with You Beautiful Black Woman (YBBW), and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., held a discussion in a safe and open environment in the Walton/Putnam lounge on Wednesday, January 17. The events' discussion was about whether or not there is toxic masculinity within the African American male community. 

To The Bone: A Movie Review

To some, the name Lily Collins might bring up movies such as “Abduction” with Taylor Lautner, “The Blind Side” with Sandra Bullock, or even “Mirror Mirror” with Julia Roberts. Music fans might recognize her last name and a quick Google search reveals that she is, in fact, the daughter of English musician Phil Collins. What some may not recognize her for yet, is her role as the character Ellen in the Netflix Original movie, “To the Bone”.

Honors Yoga promotes stress relief for students

Honors Yoga, a program in collaboration with Ann Arbor’s A2Yoga, held a class Tuesday, Jan. 16 from 6p.m. to 7p.m. at Eastern Michigan University’s Honors College for interested students and faculty to reduce stress.  

EMU Choir will Perform at Regional Conference in Chicago

The Echo spoke with Maxwell Trombley, 21, the President of the Eastern Michigan University Choir, because recently the choir has had some amazing performance opportunities. The choir has taken domestic and international tours to the UK every year and this year they’ve had many exciting and unique opportunities. 

EMU International Students talk about their everyday struggles

Sai Priya Marrapu landed in Detroit, Michigan at 5 p.m. on Aug. 17 after a dreadful and hectic 28-hour flight from Hyderabad, India. Overwhelmed with all sorts of emotions after leaving her parents and home, she still had a strong desire to further her education.

YpsiREAL and SPARK East promote Ypsilanti events

Usually when people think of Ypsilanti, the first thing that comes to mind is a small Rust Belt factory town that is overshadowed by its seemingly cooler and hipper neighbor Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan. In most cases, people even forget that Ypsilanti also is a college town that is home to Eastern Michigan University.