After August 1970, the name John Norman Collins more or less disappears from the headlines and news reports. It’s the end of an era. With Collins behind bars for life, the city can breathe again. But still, something just isn’t quite right. One man was convicted of a horrific act and is rightfully paying the price, yes. But seven families are still left wondering, mourning, and searching for answers.
On today’s episode, news on the death of an NBA legend, plans to bring a new Amtrak station to Ypsilanti, and a vegan potluck happening this week in Ypsilanti’s Depot Town.
On the third installment of our Michigan Murders Series, we take you back to the courtroom where it all happened and walk you through John Norman Collins’ trial. After a long year for Ypsilanti, Collins finally meets his fate.
On today’s episode, news concerning a robbery that happened just south of campus, info on EMU’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration, as well as updates on the gymnastics and basketball teams.
How did Collins manage to completely avoid police attention for nearly a full year? And what was he doing in the two-year span between his first crime and his arrest? We take a closer look at the Michigan Murderer himself, and why no one expected that it would be John Norman Collins.
On today’s episode, news on the Ann Arbor City Council’s decision to approve two affordable housing developments. We’ll also be discussing the fall commencement ceremony, and how EMU’s LGBTQ resource center honors the lives of transgender individuals.
Between 1967 and 1989, seven young women, all between the ages of 13 and 23, were found dead in Washtenaw County. Listen to learn the who, what, when, where, and how of the real-life 50-year-old cold case known today as The Michigan Murders.
Between the summers of 1967 and 1969, seven young women were found dead in Washtenaw County. This launched a frantic manhunt for a serial killer in Ypsilanti. No one could have foreseen what the hunt would bring.
Information on this week’s upcoming event, including Giving True Day, the annual Celebration of Writing and a holiday concert in the Student Center.
News on Student Government’s plans for the semester and how EMU is helping to improve health disparities among the Asian-American community, plus updates on the football team’s bowl eligibility.
Campus Life and the Department of Diversity and Community Involvement brought model and actress Dominique Jackson of FX’s “Pose” to EMU to talk about her life as a transgender woman of color, giving a behind-the-scenes look at life in the entertainment industry. Listen to an exclusive interview with one of the organizers of the event, as well as a student who attended.
On today’s news briefing, coverage of important fundraising campaigns that will help students and faculty, a recent win for EMU men’s basketball team and upcoming campus events, including a salary negotiation workshop.
The Echo team is back with Part Two of our Student Wellness Series. Tune in for tips on healthy living that you can actually apply to your busy student schedule.
They say that truth is stranger than fiction and that real life is scarier than anything imagined. But what if that truth has to do with ghosts? What if the things that go bump in the night are real?
Homecoming celebrations are over and stress is in the air. Maybe you’ve skipped a class, a meal or several hours of sleep. Whether you’re a freshman or a senior, music ed. or pre-med, everyone can feel it because the last six weeks have been leading up to this very moment. Midterm season. Schoolwork and stress are unavoidable but The Echo team is here to remind you to take care of yourself this month.
In this week’s news overview, we’re bringing you updates on Student Government’s budget allocation, news of planned renovations to Ypsi’s Rutherford Bathhouse, and a rundown of EMU Sport scores from this weekend.