Ashlyn Zarate


Batch works to cut dropouts

In an attempt to cut high school dropout rates in half before 2018, former Eastern Michigan University quarterback Charlie Batch, who now plays for the Pittsburgh Steelers, teamed up with the United Way’s Team NFL. Batch has been the Team NFL representative for the Steelers since 2006 and is committed to educational opportunities.

Men’s cross country wins championship

The Eastern Michigan University men’s cross country team was able to nab their third consecutive and 17th overall Mid-American Conference Championship title in Buffalo Oct.

Shelter teams up with EMU football

During the upcoming Nov. 10 football game against Central Michigan University, the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County is teaming up with Eastern Michigan University’s football team in a text-to-donate program, which will allow free entry into the game. By texting “HOME” to 20222 (messaging and data rates may apply), you will donate $10 to the Shelter Association, a program dedicated to ending homelessness in the county.

Streeter leaves ‘indelible’ mark

“I made one of the finest administrative decisions in my long career at Eastern Michigan University in 1974 by hiring Jim [Streeter] as sports information director,” former EMU Vice President of University Relations, John Fountain, said.

The Fitness Files: 10 tips for beginners

In his book, “Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner,” Dean Karnazes said, “I run because if I didn’t, I’d be sluggish and glum and spend too much time on the couch.

EMU tennis team loses seniors, gains new, younger players

As they begin the fall tournaments, the Eastern Michigan University women’s tennis team is looking to find success with a very young team. “I’m looking for our juniors to show good leadership, as we are a young team with no seniors this year,” head coach Ryan Ray said.