PODCAST


9/5/2020, 1:14pm

The Factory Report: NBA boycott and playoff results

On Aug. 26, the Milwaukee Bucks announced that they would not play their upcoming playoff game in order to protest the police shooting of Jacob Blake. Soon, other teams followed suit, postponing all three playoff games scheduled for that day. Luke and Caleb discuss the impact of the boycott, as well as recent results of both the Eastern and Western Conferences. 


7/31/2020, 5:49pm

The Factory Report: Football Comeback

 Luke consolidates some recent football news, discussing how some universities intend to open stadiums, and what some NFL players say about returning to play in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. 


7/27/2020, 1:23pm

Podcast: July 27, 2020

COVID-19 negatively impacts local housing insecurity, officials suspect malicious intentions behind the fire at Ford Early Learning Center, and the university is in a negotiating war with part-time lecturers.


7/13/2020, 2:33pm

Podcast: July 13, 2020

In this week's news, Nicole Brown was appointed Ypsilanti’s mayor pro-tempore, and the Washtenaw County Board of Health has declared racism a public health crisis. We also have information about the third candidate running for Washtenaw County’s Prosecuting Attorney.


7/6/2020, 4:57pm

Podcast: July 6, 2020

EMU has announced an increase in tuition for the 2020-2021 school year. We also have information about the candidates that are running for Washtenaw County Prosecuting Attorney.


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.