NEWS


5/8/2017, 1:30pm

Eastern Michigan University student fatally shot at Ohio party

Jayquon Tillman, an 18-year old Eastern Michigan University student was fatally shot on Saturday, May 6 at a party four miles away from Kent State University in Portage County, Ohio. According to the Akron Beacon Journal, the Portage County sheriff’s said deputies were dispatched to a large party at a multi-family residence on state Route 43 in Franklin Township around 11:30 p.m.


4/10/2017, 3:03pm

Police Blotter: April 2 - 8

Sunday On April 2 at 12:22 a.m., DPS received a call regarding a highly intoxicated female, who sustained minor injuries to the forehead, during a party at Village Building E.


4/9/2017, 10:44pm

News Brief: April 9

Eastern Michigan University hosts open house at Livonia campus Eastern Michigan University hosts an open house at its Livonia campus, Wednesday, April 26, from 4 p.m.


3/28/2017, 7:54pm

Guest opinions column

On November 8, 2016 Americans went to the polls across the country to cast their ballot for the next President of the United States, since then disappointment, investigations and anxiety have followed.


3/28/2017, 7:50pm

A Letter to the Editor: Animal Rights

Dear Readers, Pigs are well known in North America for one thing in particular: bacon. If people knew that pigs are kept in tiny gestation crates their entire lives, they might take a second look at what they are about to eat.


3/27/2017, 2:49pm

Professor of disability studies speaks abolition of institutionalization

Liat Ben-Moshe, Ph.D., assistant professor of disability studies at the University of Toledo presented her lecture “Epistemologies of Abolition” as part of the Philosophy Speaker Series on Thursday, March 23 at Halle Library. Moshe’s lecture focused on the institutionalization of disabled people, which is the movement of people outside of large residential institutions for people with intellectual disabilities and psychiatric hospitals and looking at these as forms of incarceration.


3/26/2017, 8:33pm

News Briefs: March 26

Eastern Michigan University to host 37th Undergraduate Symposium Eastern Michigan University will hold the 37th Undergraduate Symposium at the Student Center, March 31. Hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences, the event will showcase creative student research and projects while celebrating the prodigious academic fortunes of the EMU student body. Participation for the symposium is welcome to all undergraduate students from all colleges at the university, provided that students have been nominated by a faculty mentor and recommended by their respective department or school. The program breaks down into segments that will highlight oral presentations and poster presentations, followed by a design expo and celebratory luncheon exclusively for student presenters and faculty. The keynote speaker will be “USA Today” business reporter and Eastern Michigan University alumnus and former Eastern Echo staffer Nathan Bomey.


3/26/2017, 8:19pm

Meet the 2017-18 Student Government candidates

Eastern Michigan University students can vote for the 2017-18 Student Government student body president and vice president, Wednesday, March 29 and Thursday, March 30. “When the student body president or vice president tells the administration or Board of Regents that something needs to happen, and a feasible plan is presented, then something will indeed happen,” said Josh Starr, current student body vice president. “Eastern's Administration is incredibly involved with their student leaders, and being one of those leaders is an honor,” he said.


3/23/2017, 9:58pm

Eastern Michigan University hosts 37th Undergraduate Symposium

Eastern Michigan University will hold the 37th Undergraduate Symposium at the Student Center, March 31. Hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences, the event will showcase creative student research and projects while celebrating the prodigious academic fortunes of the EMU student body.


3/20/2017, 10:58pm

The right to bear arms: The bare truth

“I’m going to fucking kill you! I’m going to kill you,” screams the 17-year-old boy. The boy jumps on top of his father, throwing all of his might into each punch – each death purposed punch.


3/20/2017, 12:45pm

Heather Lyke to leave for Pitt

Heather Lyke, the Director of Athletics, has been announced to and will leave Eastern Michigan and accept the same position at the University of Pittsburgh. The reports came in overnight and have been cleared and shown that Lyke will leave for the Atlantic Coast Conference power.


3/13/2017, 3:30pm

EMU celebrates International Women's Day with campus march

Even with high winds and a large power outage throughout the “Great Lakes” state, girl power was in full effect. Both the male and female student body, faculty and staff alike were on hand for the Women's March at Eastern Michigan University’s Student Center, Wednesday, March 8.


3/12/2017, 10:56pm

'Our Untold Stories' discussion panel emphasizes the lives of the racially divided

The Honors College held “Our Untold Stories,” a panel discussion, Thursday, March 9, in Eastern Michigan University’s Sill Hall, co-hosted by the Black Student Honors Organization. Honors College faculty fellow, Dr. Toni Stokes Jones, introduced panelists: Dr. Deborah Harmon; Dar Mayweather, coordinator for the Center for Multicultural Affairs; Victoria Walters, Best hall graduate director and David Hendricks; Sellers hall graduate director – some of Eastern Michigan University’s highly acclaimed African-American role models.


3/7/2017, 12:47pm

Police Blotter: Feb. 26

Sunday On Sunday Feb. 26 at 5:28 p.m., DPS received a call regarding a subject’s bicycle being stolen from outside of Best Residence Hall.