1/29/2019, 11:25pm

Road to Recovery: Government Shutdown

 One of the longest government shutdowns in our nation’s history has finally ended this past week on Friday, Jan. 25. Both political parties have three weeks until Feb. 15 to roll up their sleeves and come to a consensus over the border security.  

1/29/2019, 11:24pm

Icy Campus Frustrates Students

 Eastern Michigan University students were met with cold temperatures and a slick commute to and through campus with freezing rain hitting that  area in the evening on Jan. 22. 

1/24/2019, 4:39pm

Students React to Nathan Phillips Incident

On Jan. 19 and 20, video clips emerged showing a Native American man, identified as Nathan Phillips, and a group of high schools boys wearing “Make America Great Again” gear involved in a confrontation in Washington D.C. The story was trending on Twitter and quickly went viral, receiving coverage from news outlets all over the country. 

1/21/2019, 11:29pm

EMU Community Gather for MLK Commemorative March

 At the Martin Luther King Jr. statue located between Boone Hall and Welch Hall, dozens gathered for the annual commemorative march to honor King’s legacy and to reflect the historic 1965 Selma-Montgomery March done by thousands of non-violent demonstrators. 

1/21/2019, 9:50pm

Art Show Kicks Off Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at Eastern Michigan University

Students and faculty members gathered to celebrate the beginning of Eastern Michigan University’s celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his accomplishments. Coming off the end of a march, the excited students and faculty who participated were greeted with food and a showcase of artwork from members of the community and students of EMU, with the latter hoping to receive one of three $500 scholarships. 

1/17/2019, 3:27pm

Keith Boykin to Keynote MLK celebration at EMU

Keith Boykin, a nationally known political commentator and author, will serve as the keynote speaker for Eastern Michigan University’s (EMU) 33rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, in the Student Center Auditorium. 

12/16/2018, 7:53pm

Alt-right Message Written On Free Speech Wall

Spotted earlier today by a reporter for the Eastern Echo, one of the walls in the Free Speech Space reads “it’s okay to be white.” The message comes a week after a statement condemning anti-semitism was tampered with on the same wall.