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Eastern Michigan University’s Department of Africology and African American Studies (AAAS) held a virtual event “The State of Civil Rights in America: What Does the Future Portend?," on Thursday, Feb.18, for the celebration of Black History Month.
As of Sunday, Feb. 21 the latest crime reported in the city of Ypsilanti was on Tuesday, Feb. 16. The following crimes were reported during the week of Feb. 10 through Tuesday, Feb. 16.
It isn’t very often that I find LGBTQ+ movies that don’t fall into the trap of stereotypes and clichés. Because of this, you can imagine how delighted I was to find Netflix’s The Half of It. This movie is wonderfully low-key about its queerness and it isn’t the entire theme of the film. It is a wonderful coming of age story that is great to throw on without having to think too much about things.
Caleb and Luke take a break from EMU sports and discuss NFL free agency. How do we view the Stafford Trade? Was Wentz Worth it? Where will Deshaun Watson Land? Will JJ Watt join his brother in Pittsburgh, or he will chase a ring with another contender? All this and Power Rankings on today's episode of the Factory Report.
Liz Hornyak: On this week’s episode, EMU’s College of Business and the College of Education are ranked nationally for having some of the best online graduate programs, and the Michigan Department of Education awards Ypsilanti Public Schools a $15,000 grant to provide students with nutritious meals. I am your host Liz Hornyak and this is the Easten Echo Podcast.
Eastern Michigan University’s Student Government met on Tuesday, Feb. 9, and discussed the proposal of a new resolution, voted on two Senator applications, and witnessed the resignation of a Senator.
Ypsilanti City Council discussed street closures for local businesses and concerns about the recent increase in gun violence during the Feb. 2 meeting.
The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) passes the 10 Cents a Meal for Michigan’s Kids & Farms program so that kids will have access to a nutritious meal.
The Integrated Marketing program in the College of Business at Eastern Michigan University has been recognized as a top online graduate program as ranked by U.S News and World Report, as well as the programs within the College of Education.
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With the 2020-2021 NFL season now officially over, we can start looking forward to the NFL’s next big event, the NFL Draft. The Draft, as of now, will be held on April 29 and will end May 1 and features many big names such as Trevor Lawrence, Zach Wilson, and Justin Fields.
Ronia Cabansag: On this week’s episode, EMU’s Campus Life Department and the Office of Wellness and Community Responsibility offer a “speed friending” event to EMU students. In city news, the Jewish Vocational Service offers a support group for recent college graduates, and local community members host a weekly open mic night at the Triple Goddess Tasting Room. I’m Ronia Cabansag, sitting in for Liz Hornyak, and this is the Eastern Echo Podcast.
Eastern Michigan University’s Campus Life and the Office of Wellness & Community Responsibility presents Virtual Speed Friending, every Thursday via Zoom. Virtual Speed Friending is an event for EMU students who would like to have the opportunity to meet other students and get to know each other.
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Rock band Weezer has just released their 14th studio album OK Human, and it’s everything you expected and more. Weezer has built up quite a name and reputation for themselves over the years. With this comes several expectations from devoted fans. I would go as far as saying this is one of the best albums the band has put out.
Due to the cancellations in EMU sports activities, Luke and Caleb have decided to switch things up and talk about the biggest game of the year: the Super Bowl! Check out the episode to hear them talk some of the biggest storylines in sports. What does this game mean for Mahomes and Brady? What are the keys to victory for each team? What does this game mean for Andy Reid? Is this proof that Brady was the reason for the Patriots' success? What is the biggest strength for each team?
Liz Hornyak: On this week’s episode, EMU’s Student Government signs a resolution that will help EMU students, and Terrill Johnson-Oatman becomes a new senator. An EMU freshman has received the first Gen. G scholarship, the Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan hosts, “Helping Your Girl Thrive During COVID-19”, and Eli Savit, Washtenaw County’s prosecutor, announces that his office will no longer be prosecuting consensual sex work. I am your host Liz Hornyak and this is the Eastern Echo Podcast.
Jonas Berzanskis and Kandy Fredrick are hosting “Zoom Community Open Mic,” through the Triple Goddess Tasting Room, located in Ypsilanti, every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m.
EMU’s Student Government met over Zoom on Jan. 26, 2021; discussions included introducing and voting on Resolution 107-04 and voting on the new senator applicant.
The Men's Basketball team has been faltering. Luke and Caleb think it's fixable. Listen to hear their thoughts on Ty Groce, Bryce McBride and Drew Louder, as well as what the team needs to do to pivot to success.