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President Trump announced there is a humanitarian crisis at our southern board Tuesday night in a presidential address. He is unwilling to support a spending bill proposed by Democrats that doesn’t include $5.7 billion in funding for a steel barrier along the border shared by the U.S. and Mexico. The president insisted that he will keep the government shut down for as long as it takes for Democrats to support his plan. His address was followed by a response from Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer.
Monday, January 7
The newly renovated and much anticipated Strong Hall opened up for faculty and students for the first time since construction began in the fall of 2017.
In this weekly series I focus on one potential Democratic candidate and analyze whether they would be a good candidate to face Trump.
Parking may seem like something simple, but as of late, a lot of students and faculty members of Eastern Michigan University (EMU) have been having many issues with parking. This comes after LAZ Parking signed a contract with EMU that privatized it’s parking. EMU Student Government hosted a forum for student and faculty members in the Student Center on Wednesday to discuss the issues with parking on campus.
With the holiday season come and gone and the football season in the past, it’s time to focus on the wonderful sport of basketball.
On December 9th, a reporter for the Echo spotted a message on the freedom walls condemning anti-semitism that had been tampered with. The message that had originally read “Together Against Antisemistism” was painted over to read “Together Against Semitism”.
Whether it’s photos at the beach, a night out with friends, or selfies with your cat, we all tend to share the best parts of our life on social media. Social media was designed to be a place for people to share what they’ve been up to or branch out and meet new people. However, it has turned into something much more serious. Social networking sites, such as Facebook and Instagram, are starting to become less like entertainment and more like an addiction for many users, whether they realize it or not.
Well it’s finally here, happy 2019! The arrival of a new year comes with the opportunity to have a fresh start in life. Millions of people are ringing in the new year with resolutions. From losing weight and hitting the gym, to putting more time aside to study, whatever resolution you want to fulfill for 2019, these four tips can help you meet your goals.
James Thompson IV and Elijah Minnie combined for 40 points as Eastern Michigan men’s basketball delivered a decisive 95-61 victory to Kent State. The Eagles struggled in the first half, only attempting one free throw and three offensive rebounds. Going into halftime, they led by eight with Thompson shooting 100 percent from both three inside the arc.
The women’s basketball team fought back from nine points down to defeat rival Western Michigan, 64-61, to earn their first conference victory of the season and improve their record to 8-6.
The Eastern Michigan women’s basketball team competed in a conference matchup against the University of Buffalo at the Convocation Center on Wednesday. The game resulted in a 91-84 overtime loss for the Eagles. This is the team's second Mid-American loss, which pushes their overall record to 7-6.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles hosted the the Buffalo Bills in a conference matchup late Friday night at the Convocation Center. The final score of the game was 58-74 with the Eagle’s losing by double digits. Their record fell to 6-8, and became Eastern’s third loss at home.
Coming off a 90-72 win against Siena Heights, Eastern Michigan Men’s Basketball fell to the Kansas Jayhawks in a blowout loss on the road. The final score was 87-63, with the Eagle’s record falling to 6-7. They’ve lost their fifth straight away game, all by double digits. This game marked the first meeting between the two teams.
“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” is the sequel to 2016’s “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” It follows the continuing adventures of British “magizoologist” Newt Scamander played by Eddie Redmayne, American witch Queenie Goldstein played by Alison Sudol and her Muggle boyfriend Jake Kowalski played by Dan Folger, and her older sister Tina played by Katherine Waterston a member of the Magical Congress of the United States of America.
“The most important idea behind Giving True Day is that students, faculty and staff, alumni and friends of the university can choose to support their passion on campus,” said Director of Annual Giving Carole Booms. “It's about what you feel is important to support when it comes to giving.”
There was plenty to celebrate at Eastern Michigan University (EMU) Saturday, Dec. 15, as the graduating class of fall 2018 proceeded with commencements at the Convocation Center.