10/26/2017, 11:18am

EMUBA holds "Young and Successful" panel

“Love” by Kendrick Lamar ft. Zacari boomed as the room filled with black EMU students. Four rows of about 15 chairs for attendees were placed in front of a long table in the front of the room with six name tags placed at the edge of it. They read from left to right: Danielle Clair Simpson, Alex Simpson, Choi Portis, Nicole Brown, Nick Patterson, and Tanasia Morton. 

10/23/2017, 8:19pm

Former EMU student arraigned for racial graffiti on campus

A former EMU student was arraigned Monday morning in the Washtenaw County District Court for the racial graffiti incidents on campus during the Fall 2016 semester.  Eddie Curlin, 29, who was already in jail for unrelated charges, was arraigned on three counts of malicious destruction of property, four counts of identity theft and one count of using computers to commit a crime stemming from vandalism incidents. 

9/29/2017, 11:27am

A reflection of Apartheid

This past week, as reported in the Echo, the “Students for Justice in Palestine” held a protest at the freedom wall which, not surprisingly, turned out to be rather controversial.  Now, there are many different aspects of this event one could review or criticize, from freedom of speech to the many divisions between campus organizations, but I am going to focus on the heart of the protest, the accusation of Israel being an Apartheid State.

9/25/2017, 1:59pm

Eastern Michigan University's Black Student Union holds racial graffiti memorial rally

On Wednesday, Sept. 20, the Black Student Union held a rally in front of the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial reflecting on the racial graffiti incidents one year ago and the action taking place moving forward. The racist graffiti incident took place on Eastern Michigan University’s campus, where the words “KKK leave N------” was spray painted along the side of King Hall. 

9/21/2017, 11:53am

WEMU holds first pledge drive of the semester

Eastern Michigan University’s public broadcasting service, WEMU held its annual pledge drive to raise money for continued operation on Wednesday, Sep. 13 and Thursday, Sep. 14 at King Hall’s Studio A.  

9/21/2017, 11:47am

'Growing Hope' in Ypsilanti

Students from Eastern Michigan University’s Honors College gathered in downtown Ypsilanti to help with the development of Growing Hope’s new indoor community building Friday, Sept. 15.