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7/21/2020, 6:02pm

Opinion: A local perspective on Native American mascotization

The Eagles used to be the Hurons, the Stanford Cardinals used to be the Indians, and the Washington Redskins and Cleveland Indians are exploring a name-change. This change is also being reflected in nearby Clinton, as well as other high schools around the United States. These pushes aren’t new, and the rationale hasn’t changed much: mascotization isn’t the honor some think it is.


4/28/2020, 9:33am

Los Angeles Chargers pick up Kevin McGill

The Los Angeles Chargers have signed Kevin McGill, a former defensive back at Eastern Michigan who was named to the 2018 All-MAC Second Team and 2019 All-MAC Third Team. McGill was one of the best defensive backs in the MAC during his college career and he will now compete for a spot on the Chargers’ roster. 


4/27/2020, 6:46pm

Steven Nielsen gets signed by the Jaguars

Steven Nielsen, a former Eastern Michigan offensive tackle has signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars following the 2020 NFL Draft which ended on Saturday, April 25. The 6’8 offensive lineman played in 49 games at Eastern Michigan over the last four seasons and started all 13 games last year. He earned 2018 Third Team All-MAC honors. 


4/20/2020, 2:34am

Eagles welcome transfer guard Bryce McBride

Bryce McBride, a 6-2 point guard out of Jackson, Tennessee, announced his decision to join the Eastern Michigan men’s basketball program on Wednesday, March 28 on Twitter. He attended Dyersburg State Community College last season and was named First Team All-TJCCAA after averaging 24.2 points, 4.3 assists, and 3.4 rebounds per game.