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Always wanted to be a journalist but never knew where to start? Join Eastern Michigan University’s director of media relations and former Ann Arbor News writer Geoff Larcom (yes, THAT Geoff Larcom) for a free informative workshop on the basics of journalism. Whether you’re a veteran Echo reporter wanting to hone your skills, a member of the EMU community who always wanted to see your name in a byline, or just curious about what the man behind the emails is like, you’ll find what you’re looking for.
Are you new to The Eastern Echo? Are you an Echo veteran wanting to hone your skills? Have you always wanted to be a journalist but weren’t sure where to begin? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, be a part of the very first writing workshop at noon on Friday, Feb. 14. The workshop will be held in the Echo office, located on the second floor of King Hall.
Due to a scheduling error, Monday’s Eastern Echo forum on Football and Athletics has been postponed. We will be rescheduling the event. We apologize for any inconvenience and will keep you updated on the new date as soon as we have that information.
Hey there EMU students!
Be a part of Eastern Michigan University’s annual juried art and poetry showcase. Come to the Student Center Kiva Room at 4 p.m. to meet with Eastern Echo editors and Cellar Roots staff members Jess J. Salisbury, Christine “Crass” Deneweth and Matt Rice to learn how to get involved. Food and refreshments will be provided.
Former Eastern Michigan University quarterback, turned wide receiver, Alex Gillett was signed Wednesday by the Green Bay Packers of the NFL. He was added to the team’s practice squad when quarterback Scott Tolzien, formerly of the University of Wisconsin, was activated.
On October 17th, I Am P.I.N.K. hosted a Dine and Donate at the Tower Inn in Ypsilanti. The Dine and Donate was one of the many events that was included during their “Pink Week” from Oct. 13th through the 19th. Twenty percent of all the proceeds from the event went back into the organization for resources that will be needed throughout the year. The event lasted from 5-10 p.m.
Outside of the Alexander Music Building, a lonely W.W. Kimball grand piano somberly enjoys its final day. The instrument will be destroyed during the Piano Smash event today at 5 p.m., where participants can take a swing at it for $1.
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Be on the lookout for the upcoming issue of The Eastern Echo, on newsstands tomorrow morning. The paper will answer the following burning questions (and probably raise some as well):
In just a few short hours, the Eastern Michigan University Eagles will take the field for the homecoming game. After a long week of pep rallies, block parties and other events, the student body is fired up and ready to represent the green and white.
VISION is looking for students to be a part of the Best Buddies program. Could this be you?
Well, that day is upon us. The day many I’m sure many of you have been dreading for the last three months (I’m sure quite a few of you have been looking forward to the beginning of this school year- I know I have).
This is the home of the new Managing Editor’s blog. It will contain a little bit of everything: News, Opinions, Sports, Life, but no Comics (you’ll thank me later). For more, feel free to follow me on Twitter: @AlWillmanEcho
With Eastern Michigan University football’s fifth practice under their belts, head coach Ron English likes the mental direction the team is going thus far.
For the fourth time in five seasons since Ron English was named head coach, the Eastern Michigan University football team has been picked to finish dead last in the Mid-American Conference West Division.
Production for the last issue of the semester wraps today, but the summer is just heating up. In the June 25 edition of The Eastern Echo, you’ll find:
On Wednesday, the Detroit Lions announced the signing of former Eagle defensive tackle Jason Jones. In four seasons as an Eagle, he registered 175 total tackles, 13 sacks and one forced fumble. Jones began the 2004 season as a tight end before making the switch to the defensive line.