PODCAST


1/21/2021, 2:55pm

Podcast: January 20, 2020

In this week’s news recap, one EMU Board of Regents member resigns due to being charged in an investigation of the Flint water crisis, concerns rise over COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Washtenaw County, and the Honors College introduces a creative scholarship opportunity.


1/13/2021, 5:10pm

Podcast: Gov. Whitmer appoints new EMU Regents; Ypsilanti City Council discusses Water St. redevelopment; Jim Toy Community Center to close

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer appointed two new members to EMU’s Board of Regents at the end of Deember. In city news, the Ypsilanti City Council expressed affordable housing concerns with the Kaufman Jacobs development plan for Water St., and the Jim Toy Community Center will close its physical location at the end of January. Listen to this week’s news recap podcast on your favorite podcast provider, or read the transcript here.


12/15/2020, 12:25pm

Summit Street A Cappella to compete in international championship; Two shootings at Aspen Chase Apartments

 Summit Street A Cappella, EMU's bass and tenor a cappella group, has been selected to compete in the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella. In city news, two shootings were reported at the Aspen Chase Apartments complex within a two week span. The first, which took place on the night of Thanksgiving, Nov. 26, has been ruled a suicide and accidental homicide. 


12/12/2020, 8:27pm

The Factory Report: Fall Sports Roundup

The men’s basketball, women’s basketball, and football seasons are all in full swing. Luke and Caleb recap the first few games - from Areanna Combs’ consistency to Yeikson Montero’s regrettable shooting - and discuss the biggest strengths and weaknesses of each team so far.  


11/16/2020, 5:43pm

Podcast: College of Engineering and Technology launches middle school STEM program; Local election results; Eagles lose to Ball State

EMU’s College of Engineering and Technology partners will other organizations to launch a virtual STEM program for middle school students in southeast Michigan, and Ypsilanti votes yes on a proposal that allows two city council members to weigh in on nominations to the city’s Board of Ethics and to the Boards and Commissions 


11/14/2020, 8:40pm

Podcast: How EMU freshmen are adapting to life in a pandemic

Two EMU freshmen share how they've found ways to adapt to this socially distant and largely virtual semester, and two student organization leaders recall their own first semester of college, and share what they believe the university can do to better support students through this time. 


11/2/2020, 7:50pm

Podcast: EMU Student Government executive board appointments; Ypsilanti Township prepares to process ballots; Holy Bones Collective organizes fundraiser for The YPSI

EMU's Student Government swears in the newly elected Senate and appoints the Executive Board. In city news, Ypsilanti Township prepares to process absentee ballots, and The Holy Bones Festival collective organizes a fundraiser for a creative space being constructed downtown.  


10/27/2020, 1:33pm

Podcast: Board of Regents approves revised winter break; Ypsilanti sidewalk permits extended for restaurants; EMU sustainability program details

Ypsilanti City Council tries to accommodate restaurants struggling through the COVID-19 pandemic. In campus news, the EMU Board of Regents approves an updated academic calendar for the Winter 2021 semester, and Student Government prepares an application process to fill empty seats. We also take a look into EMU’s sustainability program.