PODCAST


6/30/2020, 6:02pm

Symposium: 237 Letters

In 1971, a civil rights advocate was invited to speak at Eastern Michigan University's commencement, but the announcement was met with 237 letters of protest addressed to the Board of Regents. Shelbie Torok explains the opposition and puts the incident in the context of the black student protests that took place on campus in the 1960s and 1970s.


6/29/2020, 1:52pm

Podcast: June 29, 2020

On this week's episode, EMU announces further plans for keeping staff and students safe next semester. In local news, Ypsilanti mayor Beth Bashert has resigned.


6/8/2020, 4:54pm

Podcast: June 8, 2020

Hundreds have gathered and protested against police brutality, and the Michigan senate has answered the call for legislative reform. In coronavirus news, Michigan’s stay-at-home order has been lifted. The CDC director also encourages those attending protests to get tested for the virus. We’ll tell you about the testing sites that are available in the area, and everything you need to know in this week’s podcast.


5/30/2020, 11:12pm

Symposium: To ghost or not to ghost?

"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.


5/27/2020, 7:48am

Podcast: May 25, 2020

This week’s podcast covers the denied Amtrak grant, EMU Theatre’s efforts to produce masks for those in need, and updates on the partnership between the Ypsilanti Housing Commission and EMU’s Family Empowerment program.


5/4/2020, 6:10pm

Podcast: May 4, 2020

In today’s news, a shooting on Grove Street and information on where Ypsilanti residents can go to get tested for COVID-19.