Allie Tomason

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Student Artists for a New Society showcase highlights students and the community

The Student Center Auditorium was alive with activism as Student Artists for a New Society presented a 90-minute showcase to approximately 50 audience members Monday night. Admission was paid through donations of non-perishable food and toiletry items benefitting the Eastern Michigan University’s Mentorship Access Guidance in College Program's pantry. “I recently met the director of the MAGIC Program, which serves students who have no familial support while here at EMU as a result of homelessness, emancipation, or aging out of the foster care system,” public relations major, Lydia Seale, said.


Eagle on the street March 29

March is recognized as National Reading Month by public schools across the country. In the spirit of reading, The Echo asked students: “What is your favorite or least favorite word and why?” “I feel my most favorite word would be juxtaposition, because I guess it sounds like I’m saying just-a-position, even though it is actually comparing two things.


SANS showcase profits will go toward funding a food pantry at EMU

The Student Artists for a New Society Showcase will be held in the Eastern Michigan University Student Center Auditorium, Monday, from 7-9 p.m. Admission is free with a suggested donation of one nonperishable food or toiletry item to benefit the EMU Mentorship Access Guidance in College Program's pantry. The showcase, co-produced by EMU’s own performance group I.M.A.G.E., is a part of EMU student, Lydia Seale’s, Honor’s College senior thesis. “I recently met the director of the MAGIC Program, which serves students who have no familial support while here at EMU as a result of homelessness, emancipation, or aging out of the foster care system,” Seale said in an email.


EMU students have rolled out plans for a food pantry at EMU

Eastern Michigan University may institute a food pantry soon. Haley Moraniec and Lynn Nybell presented the initiative at the Board of Regents Student Affairs Committee meeting March 17. “I work really closely with Earthworks urban garden in Detroit and that kind of sparked my inspiration and passion,” Moraniec, vice president of the Social Welfare Action Alliance, said in an earlier interview.


Eagle on the Street

IIt seems like America has a holiday for just about anything, from Christmas to Talk Like a Pirate Day. The Echo asked students: “If you could invent your own holiday, what would it be and why?”


Mac Tournament Schedule

After double March 9 victories, Eastern Michigan University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams have both moved on to the second round of the Mid-American Conference Tournament.


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