9/17/2019, 11:51pm

EMU marching band performs halftime show at Ford Field

Eastern Michigan’s marching band, also known as the “Pride of the Peninsula,” performed at the Detroit Lions season opener against the Los Angeles Chargers. At halftime, nearly 200 students took the field to perform Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance,” Usher’s “DJ Got Us Falling In Love” and Beyoncé‘s “Crazy in Love.” 

9/17/2019, 11:48pm

Former Eagles players face each other in the NFL

Former Eastern Michigan football players faced off against one another in the NFL on Sunday, Sept. 15. Kansas City Chiefs offensive tackle Andrew Wylie played Oakland Raiders defensive end Maxx Crosby. These two NFL starters were on the Eagles team in 2015 and 2016. 

9/17/2019, 11:44pm

Men’s golf sets school record at Marshall Invitational

The Eastern Michigan men’s golf team started its 2019-20 season on Sept. 9 in Huntington West Virginia at the 50th Annual Joe Feaganes Marshall Invitational. To open the two-day tournament up, the team, led by head coach Bruce Cunningham, tied the lowest 18-hole round in program history with a nine-under 272. The previous record of 272 was set on Feb. 26, 2018 in the third round of the Loyola Intercollegiate. 

9/17/2019, 9:52pm

Hustlers entertains with a large celebrity cast

“Hustlers” is based off a true story about a group of strippers resorting to a life of crime because of the 2008 financial crisis. This American-crime drama, consisting of a star-studded cast and a star-studded story, is a funny, exciting and overall iconic movie that is sure to keep you entertained. 

9/16/2019, 10:22pm

EMU volleyball falls to 3-5 with losses to Navy and Michigan

Eastern Michigan played Navy Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Convocation Center. Eastern came into this game with a 3-3 record, fresh off of a 3-0 rout of McNeese State to end the Sawyer Camillo Memorial Classic. Eastern Michigan started the Michigan Challenge with its game against Navy, a three-game event featuring Navy, the University of Michigan and Purdue-Fort Wayne. Navy came into the game 3-4, while losing three of its last four before defeating the Eagles in five sets. 

9/15/2019, 8:12pm

Eastern Michigan University presented with grant to establish new foster parent training program

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) sent a request for proposal (RFP) to design an updated foster parent training curriculum to replace the current educational program required of anyone who is interested in becoming a foster or adoptive parent. MDHHS has granted Eastern Michigan University with $689,200 to revise this program with more current research-based content. Leading the project will be EMU's very own Dr. Sarah Shea, Dr. Jennifer Farley and Dr. Jennifer Kellman Fritz.

9/15/2019, 3:03pm

LGBTQ+ community underrepresented within the Student Government

The Student Government held it’s first official meeting Tuesday, Sept. 10, where Queer and Trans People of Color Collective Coordinator Ariana Khan spoke up about the LGBTQ community not having a voice in the Student Government. Senators heard Khan’s concerns and although they cannot give her an official delegate position, they offered their personal support as well as welcomed her to the gallery of any Student Government meeting that is held.

9/15/2019, 2:54pm

EMU men's basketball announces 2019 recruiting class

Eastern Michigan men’s basketball head coach Rob Murphy announced 10 new signees to the roster for the season, on Monday, Aug. 26. Four of the signees are incoming freshmen while the remaining six signees are transfers. Shamar Dillard, Marcus Gibbs, Chris James and Luis Pacheco are the four new freshmen. 

9/14/2019, 7:57pm

Eastern Michigan upsets the Big Ten's Illinois with last-second field goal

After defeating Rutgers in 2017 and Purdue in 2018, Eastern  Michigan has defeated an opponent from the Big Ten conference for the third consecutive season. The Eagles upset the previously unbeaten Illinois Fighting Illini on Saturday by a final score of 34-31. Sophomore kicker Chad Ryland made a 24-yard field goal as time expired to seal the Eastern Michigan victory. Ryland converted on both of his field goal attempts, including a career-high of 52 yards. He also connected on all but one of his extra-point tries.