Thursday, Feb. 19
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Thursday, Feb. 19
A large crowd of students gathered in the Quirk Sponberg Theatre for a frank discussion on gender as part of the event “Beyond the Binary” on Tuesday.
Student senator William McDonald proposed a formal investigation of Student Government President Desmond Miller at an internal affairs meeting Tuesday.
Stephen Henderson, Detroit Free Press editorial page editor, said that Detroit’s bankruptcy is the worst thing that ever happened to the city and the best opportunity he’s ever seen the city get.
Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) passed out homemade Valentine’s Day cards to veterans at the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System on Sunday.
Preseident and CEO of Chelsea Milling Company, Howdy Holmes, gave a speech titled "Concepts to Success" as a keynote speaker at the Sesi Midwest Entrepreneurs' Conference on Friday, Feb. 13.
President’s Day is upon us and The Echo asked students: “Who is your favorite president and why?”
“I don’t really have a favorite president.”
“I would say my favorite president is Abraham Lincoln because top hats are awesome.”
“I have to go with Abraham Lincoln. He’s just the one I know most about and he freed the slaves – that’s a big thing.”
“JFK is my favorite president. I think his charisma very much showed during his presidency and I think he really was one of those presidents who was a man of the people. So, I always idolized him.”
“It’s either between Benjamin Harrison or Theodore Roosevelt. Benjamin Harrison, I actually used to know, but I can’t remember anymore. Teddy Roosevelt because one, he was probably one of the coolest presidents we had and the only person we have today that matches him is Vladimir Putin – as in toughness.”
“My favorite president would probably be George Washington. He was one of the founding fathers and I think the idea of coming together and wanting to create a nation that was based on equality, based on freedom and based on using people’s will and determination to grow themselves. I really like that. Maybe it’s not specifically about him, but maybe what he represents.”
Monday, Feb. 16
Eastern Michigan University students taped their mouths shut in a silent protest Thursday.
Eastern Michigan University students took a moment to paws – er, pause – and de-stress with the help of a friendly furry friend as part of Wellness Woof Wednesday.
WEMU and Northside Grill hosted their annual Valentine’s Day event on Saturday morning at the restaurant to give the public a chance to meet their favorite on-air personalities and donate to the radio station.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles fell to visiting Ball State Cardinals on Wednesday, 72-62.
Stephen Henderson, Detroit Free Press editorial editor, will speak on the future of Detroit in his lecture, “Detroit: Is There Life after Bankruptcy?” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday in Pray-Harrold room 216.
Editor's Note: A printed version of this article from Feb. 12, 2015 incorrectly indicated that resolution 101-01 was vetoed. This version also features clarified information on proposed pay changes for senate officers.