Monday, Dec. 2
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Monday, Dec. 2
Idina Menzel is a gifted songstress who is well-respected in the world of theatre. This holiday season, she has brought her fans a holiday album titled “Christmas: A Season of Love.”
Atmospheric sounds intermingle with soft words to create a relaxed environment. Worries fade into the background, and there is nothing to do, besides listen and enjoy. This weeks playlist is trance-like. I suggest setting aside time to listen to it, and then immersing yourself into the noise.
I recently attended a children's play put on by the EMU Theater titled, “Still Life with Iris.” The play was originally written by Steven Dietz and the production at EMU was directed by Patricia Moore Zimmer.
On Friday, Dec. 6 Michigan State Sen. Jeff Irwin visited EMU’s Student Center to inform interested locals on soon-to-be recreational marijuana dispensaries across the state as a result of Proposal 1, the Marijuana Legalization Initiative of 2018.
Ewan McGregor stars as Dan Torrance in this sequel to one of the most memorable films “The Shining,” adapted from the mind of Stephen King. The original film centered around Jack Torrance and his wife and son after he accepted a position at the spooky Overlook Hotel. The supernatural forces within the hotel influenced Jack to leave his wife and child, Dan, in intensifying danger. “Doctor Sleep” fast forwards in time to focus on Dan Torrance after the first film’s events.
Can I be your legacy? See the #QueenAndSlim trailer tomorrow.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles women’s swim and dive team completed the Denison Invitational, which began on Wednesday, Dec. 4. The final day of the tournament was on Saturday, Dec. 7 in Granville, Ohio at the Trumbell Aquatic Center. On the first day of events, divers Michaela Schempf and Bethany Berger both met NCAA Championship standards.
The holiday season is in full swing and everyone is rushing to get their holiday shopping done. With Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday happening recently everyone is either starting their holiday shopping or finishing it.
The Eagles lost 63-52 to Wichita State at Charles Koch Arena on Saturday, Dec. 8. That is four straight losses for EMU, all against non-conference teams. Aaliyah Stanley had the team-high in points at 20 and went 6-for-9 on 3-pointers for EMU (2-6). Areanna Combs scored 11 with three steals and three rebounds.
The Eastern Michigan University men’s basketball team traveled to Detroit to defeat the University of Detroit Mercy at Calihan Hall, Saturday, Dec. 7. The Eagles are now at the top of the Mid-American Conference standings with an 8-1 record. Coming off a win against Valparaiso on Tuesday, Dec. 3, the Eagles were looking to push their streak to two straight wins.
The Miami RedHawks (8-5, 6-2) have defeated the Central Michigan Chippewas (8-5, 6-2) in the 2019 MAC Championship Game on Saturday, Dec. 7 at Ford Field in Detroit, Mich. The final score was 26-21 In favor of the RedHawks, who were led by Brett Gabbert’s 196 yards. Both teams will be playing in a bowl game beginning on Saturday, Dec. 20.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles (7-1) defeated the Valparaiso Crusaders, 85-79, on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at the Convocation Center. The Eagles were led by Ty Groce’s 23 points, five rebounds and two assists. Noah Morgan added 21 points as well. Javon Freeman had a game-high 28 points and five rebounds for Valparaiso in the loss.
Wanna get in your “Feelings”? Listen to Tinashe’s newest LP titled Songs For You. The R&B artist’s fourth studio album was just released Friday, Nov. 21 and I’ve had it on repeat ever since my first listen.
Fake company names are always entertaining.
Warning: the following presentation contains graphic and explicit content that may not be suitable for some listeners. Listener discretion is advised.
Ronia-Isabel Cabansag: Between the summers of 1967 and 1969, seven young women were found dead in Washtenaw County, sending the area into a panic. With each body that was found, it became more apparent that the murders were tied. For two long years, local police engaged in a frantic manhunt for a serial killer in Ypsilanti. No one could have foreseen what the hunt would bring - not the psychic that would predict the killer’s next move, not the protests that would arise after the suspect was convicted, and certainly not the discovery of an eighth victim all the way across the country. Tune in tomorrow as we cover the real life, 50-year-old cold cases known today as The Michigan Murders.
Last weekend, “The Game” was played between The University of Michigan and The Ohio State University. This game is heralded as the best rivalry in all of sports, but lately it’s been less of a rivalry and more of an annual vicious beating by Ohio State.
We get a little personal with the tech hero Grappler as we learn he does have a lucky someone back home!
Our training hero, A.C., ponders over his fight with the dubious Dr. Sphere, and his new mentor might know more than he is telling the young hero.