PODCASTS


9/8/2019, 1:24pm

EMU Student Government introduces new senators

Senators Nick Galluzzo, LaTerricka Osborne, Lily Pellerito and Tyler Kochman were welcomed into the EMU Student Government during the Summer Summit Orientation Meeting. This seven-hour-long meeting held on Sept. 3 began by showcasing new members and what they hope to focus and improve on during this academic school year. 


9/4/2019, 9:31pm

EMU teams up with University of Michigan and Washtenaw Community College to host fifth annual “Bold Futures” event

EMU And other Schools Team Up to Host “Bold Futures” Event At WCC, August 20th. The free event was open to high school students ages 14 to 18 and allowed participants to work with other students, local business owners, and facilitators from EMU, U-M, and WCC to identify community problems, develop potential solutions, and to pitch ideas to business owners and non-profit leaders. 


9/4/2019, 9:30pm

City council members vote to remove gay pride, transgender pride, Black Lives Matter flags from council chambers

Members of the Ypsilanti City Council voted to remove gay pride, transgender pride and Black Lives Matter flags from the council chambers during the Aug. 27 meeting. The resolution, which passed 5-2, states that City Council does not want to become a forum to advertise or promote any particular ideology. As a result, it was agreed upon that the only flags allowed in the council chambers are the United States of America, the state of Michigan and the city of Ypsilanti flags. 


9/4/2019, 9:29pm

Week 2 Preview: Eastern Michigan looks to upset Kentucky

Fresh off a 30-23 victory over the Chanticleers of Coastal Carolina, the Eastern Michigan Eagles remain on the road for a battle with the Kentucky Wildcats out of the SEC on Saturday, Sept. 7. The University of Kentucky spent a majority of the 2018 college football season in the top 25 of the AP Poll. The Wildcats defeated MAC rival Toledo in its previous game by a score of 38-24. Kentucky quarterback Terry Wilson, took the reigns of the offense and completed 19 of 26 passes for 246 yards and two touchdowns. 


9/4/2019, 9:28pm

Opinion: It's time for the post-Labor Day education law to go

Education advocacy groups and school districts have often argued against the law and have found more reasons over the last several years to defy it - including the 180-school-day mandate, alignment with early college programs and the push for a “balanced calendar.” I join them in their belief that the law should not exist. 


9/4/2019, 9:26pm

Opinion: Student life is changing and we are scared

As school is starting up again, we are noticing year after year something in us is changing, we’re scared. Whether it be the fear of what someone keeps hidden in their back pack, the fear to walk home from class alone or the fear of what could happen if you go to a party; we’re scared.  


9/4/2019, 1:17am

142 Eastern Michigan University employees accept early retirement buyouts

One hundred forty-two Eastern Michigan University employees are set to retire from the university within the next year. In May, the university announced a Voluntary Early Retirement Incentive Plan that gave full-time faculty and staff the opportunity to accept a payout and retire. More than 600 employees were eligible for the offer.


9/4/2019, 1:14am

Exploring the current state of the EMU men’s basketball program

The Eastern Michigan men’s basketball program is just over two months away from the beginning of the 2020 campaign. With the season quickly approaching, questions regarding the current state of the program need to be answered. The Eagles will hope to bounce back from last season with nine new additions to the program. 


9/4/2019, 1:09am

Myles McNeal talks Eagles football and senior season

Myles McNeal, who is a 3-star recruit according to 247 Sports, committed to play for the Eastern Michigan football program on April 16, 2019. He is scheduled to graduate from Grand Blanc Community High School in 2020 and will join the Eagles team following that. McNeal is a 5’11”, 180-pound cornerback for the Grand Blanc Bobcats, and is rated the 50th best player in the state of Michigan. 


8/31/2019, 11:50pm

The Eagles escape Coastal Carolina with 30-23 victory

For the first time in school history, the Eastern Michigan Eagles took on the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers at Brooks Stadium in Conway, South Carolina on Saturday, Aug. 31. Despite a slow start by the Eagles, they escaped with a 30-23 victory to begin their season with a 1-0 record.