Danny Hopkins


EMU fires sex offenders

Two Eastern Michigan University employees were fired two weeks ago because of past convictions of criminal sexual conduct, according to documents obtained by The Eastern Echo under the Freedom of Information Act.

Governor to talk the 'Promise' at EMU

Gov. Jennifer Granholm is on a tour to save the Michigan Promise Scholarship. And her next stop? Eastern Michigan University. Granholm will be visiting campus from 9 – 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Student Center to discuss the scholarship.

EMU enrollment jumps 4 percent

The chairman of Eastern Michigan University’s board of regents said that Tuesday marked some of the most encouraging news he had heard since he joined the board five years ago.

EMU student robbed while texting

An Eastern Michigan Univerisity student was robbed of his cell phone early Tuesday morning while walking on the 300 block of Perrin St. According to a release issued by EMU Police, at about 1 a.m. the student was texting on his cell phone when the suspect grabbed the phone and punched the victim in the head. The suspect then ran off.

EMU DPS moves into new headquarters

Eastern Michigan University’s Department of Public Safety has a new home. In August, the department moved into what used to be the Hoyt Conference Center, next to the Towers.