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Tired of reading textbooks? Want a good book to read but don’t want to treck through the snow to the library? Mid-winter break is the perfect time to reclaim your love of reading by diving into the perfect book. Here are the Echo’s top five digital books to pick up during break.
Sunday, Feb. 4
(Eds: The use of the pronoun ‘they’ will occasionally be used in reference to those who prefer a gender-neutral pronoun and thus considered singular. Some last names were left out for the comfort of the students.)
The curtain rises, the lights flood the stage. The music begins and the dancers take their places. A typical dance recital that those in the world of performing know all too well. However, behind every performance, every step, every combination, is someone who put those steps together and found a way to tell a story through movement. Professor Doris Dowell is the one behind those movements, at least for the course she teaches: DANCE 104L1, Hip Hop, at Eastern Michigan University (EMU). She also has classes at studios in Milan and Saline, Michigan.
Everyone knows that the library is an ideal place to get homework done. It’s quiet, there’s lots of different places to work at, and all sorts of resources all around. It seems like there would be no downsides, right? Well, there isn’t but as previously mentioned, everyone knows that the library is the place to go to get stuff done. Everyone goes to the library on campus. So, here are five places to go study that are nearby and just as good as the library.
If you want to feel inspired like anything’s possible, if you want to know it’s okay to be different, and if you need a reminder that you can shine in the middle of darkness, then you need to see this film! Directed by Michael Gracey, written by Jenny Bicks and Bill Condon seems to be a hit all across the map.
On Friday evening, February 2, Eastern Michigan University’s Theatre Department presented “The Trojan Women” at the Sponberg. Directed by Jennifer Graham Felts, the anti-war production highlights the women of Troy’s lamentation following the slaughter of their men and the fall of their city.
On February 28 th , 1983, over 100 million viewers tuned in to the two-hour finale of M*A*S*H, making it one of the most simultaneously viewed series finales in American History. With so many people watching the Goodbye, Farewell and Amen at the same time, it is joked that New York sewer system could not handle that many people all flushing during the commercials.
YPSILANTI, MI – Eastern Michigan University made an agreement to partner with Academic Partnerships (AP) in order to offer four programs fully online. These are the details of that agreement.
Sunday, Jan. 28
Freshman, sophomore, junior and senior students at Eastern Michigan University sought out experience in a variety of job fields at the 2018 Internship Fair Thursday, Feb. 1.
Queer Unity for Eastern Students (QUEST) held its second Speed Friending event of the school year on Jan. 25. The event was one of many held each week connecting the LBGT community at EMU campus.
Eastern Michigan University held another step show, but this time it was a bit different. The Train like an Alpha premiere show was Wednesday Jan. 24, in the student center auditorium, where the women of Eastern Michigan University got to train how to step like the members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated.
It’s a commonly used saying that laughter is the best medicine. At Eastern Michigan University, students were able to put it to the test at Comedy night hosted by Campus Life, with their normal Thursday night events. The nigth was full of laughter, food, and friends. The event took place on Jan. 25 in the Student Center.
With funding provided by the city of Ypsilanti and Eastern Michigan University’s Engage program, the signage project hopes to make 8-10 signs reflecting on black history in the city.
Although the film “The Grand Budapest Hotel” raked in a whopping $56 million at the box office when it was first released (according to Rotten Tomatoes) some remain unfamiliar with the film and the director Wes Anderson.
“If everyone is oppressed, then no one is really oppressed,” said professor Peter Higgins.