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2/4/2019, 10:05pm

Eastern Michigan University Closes Amidst Extreme Polar Vortex

Eastern Michigan University closed classes for three days last week due to extreme weather conditions, making it too dangerous for students and faculty to commute to campus as well as a safety concern to travel across campus.  


1/24/2019, 4:39pm

Students React to Nathan Phillips Incident

On Jan. 19 and 20, video clips emerged showing a Native American man, identified as Nathan Phillips, and a group of high schools boys wearing “Make America Great Again” gear involved in a confrontation in Washington D.C. The story was trending on Twitter and quickly went viral, receiving coverage from news outlets all over the country. 


1/21/2019, 11:29pm

EMU Community Gather for MLK Commemorative March

 At the Martin Luther King Jr. statue located between Boone Hall and Welch Hall, dozens gathered for the annual commemorative march to honor King’s legacy and to reflect the historic 1965 Selma-Montgomery March done by thousands of non-violent demonstrators. 


1/21/2019, 9:50pm

Art Show Kicks Off Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at Eastern Michigan University

Students and faculty members gathered to celebrate the beginning of Eastern Michigan University’s celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his accomplishments. Coming off the end of a march, the excited students and faculty who participated were greeted with food and a showcase of artwork from members of the community and students of EMU, with the latter hoping to receive one of three $500 scholarships. 


12/16/2018, 7:53pm

Alt-right Message Written On Free Speech Wall

Spotted earlier today by a reporter for the Eastern Echo, one of the walls in the Free Speech Space reads “it’s okay to be white.” The message comes a week after a statement condemning anti-semitism was tampered with on the same wall. 


12/4/2018, 12:00am

Giving True Day Raises $800 Thousand

Eastern Michigan University holds is sixth annual Giving True Day as a way to support and give thanks to different aspects of the university. One can make a gift to athletics, an EMU college of the donor’s choice, WEMU, special initiatives like the Undergraduate Symposium, and much more. 


11/15/2018, 5:00am

Josh Landon Visits EMU

News Anchor Josh Landon visited Sponberg Auditorium on Wednesday to give advice to future journalists. Landon, an anchor for Fox 2 News, talked about his journey to his current job and answered questions from student journalists and broadcasters. Landon, an EMU graduate, shared his enthusiasm and knowledge with students.


6/10/2018, 9:30pm

How to get Organized in our busy world

We all have busy schedules nowadays and what is a better way than to make an old fashioned to do list? Sure, we can have Siri make us reminders and Alexa can add things to our grocery lists, but sometimes writing our tasks down can really benefit us in more ways than you’d expect. Researchers at Princeton claim writing it down will help you remember it. Here’s a few great ways to get motivated!