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It all started 40 years ago with a frog named Kermit sitting in a swamp singing about the rainbow connection. Created by Jim Henson and based on the popularity of its small screen predecessor, The Muppet Show, The Muppet Movie features an incredible cast of Muppet Characters: Miss Piggy, Ralph the dog, Gonzo and Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem.
The second round of Democratic debates was hosted on Tuesday and Wednesday of the last week in July. Candidates sought to debate the merits of bold policy ideas such as Medicare For All and more handily debate their opponents on their political records. Candidates mostly accomplished to highlight the partisan divides within the Democratic party as sound-bytes and accusations of “Republican talking points” controlled the narrative.
Daniel Holtzclaw’s appeal to have his 263-year sentence reduced was denied on August 1 in Oklahoma City. Holtzclaw played for the Eastern Michigan football program from 2005-2008. He was born on December 10, 1986 and played linebacker at Enid High School before attending EMU. He graduated with a criminal justice degree in 2010 and went back to Oklahoma where he worked for the Oklahoma City Police Department.
July 19 #TheLionKing.
The EMU Student Center hallways were filled with plenty of young potential on Thursday, August 1 as 27 members of the Girls in Engineering Academy presented their final STEM projects.
Peter Linn will be leaving his coaching duties at Eastern Michigan University, effective August 16. Linn had the third-longest career of any athletics coach in school history, behind Bob Parks and Steve Wilce. EMU athletics announced that there will be a national search for the next, and ninth head coach of the women's swimming program.
Senior defensive back, Brody Hoying was named to the Wuerffel Trophy watch list presented by the Chick-fil-A Foundation, per EMU Athletics. The list mostly consists of conferences from the Football Bowl Subdivision. Hoying is one of 91 players from FBS who was named to the list.
We often get so caught up in our routines of working, paying bills and going to school that we don’t realize the lack of effort we put into taking time off for ourselves.
Coming soon: the #OnceUponATimeInHollywood original motion picture soundtrack – stay tuned for more details.
Most students are prepared to face the expected stresses of college such as staying up late to study for exams or doing copious amounts of homework. However, some students have additional worries on their plate. With college tuition on the rise across the country, reports of food and housing insecurity among college students are on the rise, too.
Thomas Odukoya's name was announced on the 2019 John Mackey Award Preseason watch list on July 19, 2019. 60 players are on the watch list for the college football's most outstanding tight end.
“13 Reasons Why” created considerable buzz upon its release in March 2017, prompting many teens and young adults to take a closer look at issues like suicide and sexual violence.
I excitedly binged the first season within the first several days after it appeared on Netflix and was intrigued by the differences between the book and the series. Most notably, the graphic depictions of suicide and sexual assault.
The PWC SMU Athletic Forum announced that Eastern Michigan University senior running back Breck Turner has been named a preseason candidate for the Doak Walker award, per EMU Athletics. Turner joined the list of 71 college running backs and is one of six running backs from the MAC to be added to the list of candidates.
Eastern Michigan University opens its season in just over a month on August 31 against Coastal Carolina on the road. In the meantime, head coach Chris Creighton, quarterback Mike Glass III and defensive back Vince Calhoun attended MAC media day in Detroit on July 23.
The annual Mid-American Conference Media Day occurred on July 23 at Ford Field in Detroit.
After not qualifying for the first Democratic debate in June by the DNC’s polling and fundraising standards, Gov. Steve Bullock (D-Mont.) handily qualified for the second upcoming debates - replacing Eric Swalwell, who quit in early July. The presidential hopeful has been pushing two narratives: that he won statewide in a Trump state by a comfortable margin and that he will take his battles with dark money to the national stage.
Akron: The Zips went 4-8 last season, but they do have a very good duo of quarterback Kato Nelson and wideout Andre Williams to rely on. Nelson had 2,329 yards and 15 scores last year, while Williams added 46 catches and six touchdowns. Alvin Davis Jr., the Zips’ top safety, is expected to have a good season too. With that said, Akron should finish in the middle of the pack.
The Ypsilanti City Council approved a purchase during the July 16 city council meeting that will bring affordable housing with an emphasis on senior housing to Ypsilanti.
Since 9/11, the rise of Islamophobia in the U.S. has skyrocketed, and it has gotten even worse since President Trump has been in office.
Kevin McGill, Eastern Michigan senior defensive back, was named to the Bednarik Award watch list on Monday, July 15.