Luke discusses the implications of the Big Ten's decision to go conference-play only, and whether the Chiefs made the right move with Patrick Mahomes' new contract
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.
Psychology student Cameron Harris uses Kenneth Burke's dramatistic pentad to analyze Ellen's response to her controversial friendship with former president George W. Bush.
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.
A recent ESPN article revealed what some of the players are saying about the season restart in Orlando, Fla.
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.
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.
Luke reviews Bleacher Report's rankings of the top 50 most hated sports teams.
Local rapper, KidJay, has helped make a citywide impact for the youth in Ypsilanti and continues to do so through the COVID-19 pandemic. He uses themes of positivity and non-violence throughout his songs.
The NBA recently announced July 31 as the tentative start date for its 2019-2020 season. Luke and Caleb discuss the new setup.
Political science student Heather Weigel conducted a study to understand how a candidate’s political experience can impact voters’ perceptions.
Luke and Caleb react to a bold claim made by Coach Harbaugh during his interview on 247Sports.
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.
"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.
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.
Luke and Caleb predict the results of each game on the Lion's schedule. Are we looking at another bleak season, or is there some hope for the home team?
EMU graduate Kaitlyn Eby's undergraduate thesis took a look at the history of marketing at EMU. Her presentation, along with all of her peers, was canceled along with the whole of the 40th EMU Undergraduate Symposium. For more, listen to Eastern Echo’s Podcast, “Symposium.”
Luke and Caleb review the NFL 2020 preseason power rankings.