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People broke out in protest on Wednesday, May 27, after videos circulated on social media on Tuesday, May 26, of a white Washtenaw County Sheriff’s deputy appearing to repeatedly punch a black woman, Sha'Teina Grady El in the head.
While the Covid-19 crisis has left a gaping hole in the sports world, with the NBA suspending their season indefinitely and all other sports following suit, Americans have shifted their sights to the sports content on TV.
The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office provided their media release to the public on May 26 following the Facebook Live video of a deputy repeatedly punching a woman in the head.
Although its title seems to imply the main focus of this show would be drug-related, this new Netflix series is way more than that. White Lines includes themes from friendship and romance to mystery and murder, all of which make for an intriguing program that lures you in, and keeps you watching.
Videos circulated on social media on Tuesday of a white Washtenaw County Sheriff’s deputy appearing to repeatedly punch a black woman in the head. The incident took place during an arrest on Tuesday, May 26 at about 1:30 a.m.
"Ghosting" refers to the sudden and inexplicable withdrawal of communication, usually in a personal relationship. David Graham explores common causes and effects of this modern norm.
Ever since the 2016 Democratic Primary between former Sen. Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders, the idea of “Bernie or Bust” has only grown. The sentiment pushes those on the progressive left to only vote for the Democratic presidential candidate if Sanders is the nominee. The voting tactic hinges on the idea that any establishment, centrist nominee forces leftists to choose between the lesser of two evils; two candidates that are slightly different on some policies (mainly social issues), but at the root of it, still support America’s corrupt economic and political system.
Liz Hornyak: On today’s episode, EMU’s theatre department is donating masks to the community, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has partnered with Kroger to make a new testing site, and the grant for the new Ypsilanti Amtrak station was denied. Also in news, the Ypsilanti Housing Commission and EMU’s Family Empowerment Program have partnered up to help Ypsilanti families amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. I’m your host Liz Hornyak and this is the Eastern Echo Podcast.
Half of the fun of watching the finales of “American Idol” and “The Voice” is that they are a spectacle full of glamour and comradery. But since our country is in quarantine, these shows are being done from home. Even though the shows did the best they could do under the circumstances, I was left longing for the finales from seasons’ past.
Being stuck at home has certainly taken its toll. The feelings of isolation and loneliness, paired with bouts of "cabin fever", have led to a sense of urgency surrounding our return to normalcy. People are eager to get back outside, reconnect with their friends, and return to their normal activities, but that's a reality that may be years away. With a return to normalcy sitting in the distant future, what can we do now to help survive continued isolation?
The Chairman of the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Wednesday May 20, asking the President to cancel his planned visit to a Ford plant in Ypsilanti Township on Thursday.
With the world now continually and rapidly changing on all of us, the way we used to live our lives is no longer how we currently live our lives.
Luke and Caleb predict the results of each game on the Lion's schedule. Are we looking at another bleak season, or is there some hope for the home team? Listen to the episode above, or read the highlights below:
Both pro-Trump and anti-Trump protestors gathered at the intersection of Textile and Bridge Rd. in Ypsilanti on Thursday afternoon. The groups stood along the sidewalk outside of Round Haus Pizza and Party Shoppe.
Over two years after Jaden Smith’s debut studio album SYRE was released, the artist has finally put out an official music video for the star track “Ninety". The video posted to YouTube received a trending spot and almost half a million viewers in the first day, with tons of positive, emotional, and thankful comments.
Emily Li, also known as Emili, is a sprouting 20-year-old artist from New Jersey. Her new song “When” is a breath of fresh air in this difficult time. It was released on Soundcloud, Spotify, Apple Music, and Amazon Music on May 8.
The Amtrak train station, which was scheduled to be built in Ypsilanti’s Depot Town, was recently not approved for funding. This information came in March when COVID-19 first began disrupting daily life in Michigan.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services partnered with Kroger Health in order to provide a free drive-through COVID-19 testing site. Testing started Monday, May 18, and will continue through the end of May.
The Ypsilanti Housing Commission (YHC) is a public housing community in Ypsilanti that, according to their website, “is committed to providing affordable, safe, and high quality housing opportunities where residents have access to services and resources that allow them to reach their full potential.”
As the nation continues to be ravaged by the ever-present threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, the only hope for many of us stuck in our homes is to look towards the future. From the day that we can once again spend time with our friends and loved ones, to the day that the nation can once again fully be reopened, there are many glimmers of hope shining at the end of the dark tunnel that is this pandemic.