EIC Blog

Dispatches from the desk of The Eastern Echo’s Editor-in-Chief Jess Salisbury.

Additional temporary closings of EMU parking lots

Eastern Michigan University’s Physical Plant Division announced they will be temporary closing several campus parking lots, for sealing and striping, every week from now until the end of August.

Currently the paid McKenny and Hoyt parking lots will be closed through Friday, August 3. Students who live in the Village Residence halls and normally use the Hoyt Parking Lot can park in Green Lot 2.

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The article “Rally supports faculty contract negotiations,” in the June 12 edition of The Eastern Echo, failed to mention the rally took place on June 5 and Anita Amrhein’s name was misspelled as “Amhreim.” Amrhein also said she was misquoted as saying, “Bargaining has been fair and in good faith,” when it should have read, “We are currently bargaining in good faith.”

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Attempted unarmed robbery occurs off campus

Ypsilanti Police reported an Eastern Michigan University student, who is an Open Carry advocate and had his handgun in a holster, was the victim of an attempted unarmed robbery at approximately 9:15 a.m today, off campus in the 300 block of Pearl Street.

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