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Lt. Governor Calley explains how Michigan is still strong

In an interview with The Eastern Echo, Michigan Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley granted insight into Governor Snyder’s administration, outlined ways in which Eastern Michigan University is a national leader in autism research and explained the virtue in “taking chances and being bold” as a graduate in the state of Michigan.

Preventing doubling interest rates

United States President Barack Obama held a conference call aboard Air Force One with journalists from around the country Tuesday to discuss the need for Congress to prevent student loan interest rates from doubling July 1— which is expected to add on average around $1,000 to students’ debt.

EMU alum Dave Coverly to speak at commencement

Although Eastern Michigan University alumnus Dave Coverly has an impressive resume as a syndicated cartoonist with his comic “Speed Bump”—which is featured in over 400 publications and websites worldwide— Coverly said his upcoming commencement speech will not be about his experiences, but about the graduates and the next level of their lives.

A chance to make a difference

Sarah Hayes, a 2011 Eastern Michigan University alumnus, did a lot of fundraising for needy families during her matriculation at the university, but she never imagined she would be raising money in hopes to save her own sister’s life as she battles Stage 4 Hodgkins Lymphoma cancer. “It’s my sister.

Regents to vote on fall room, board increase

Eastern Michigan University students will see their 2012-13 academic year rates for residence halls, meal plans and apartments increase 4.95 percent if approved by the Board of Regents at its Tuesday meeting. During the current 2011-12 academic year, students with single rooms in Hoyt, Hill and Pittman Halls and Platinum 18 meal plans paid $9,546.

Legendary car exec to speak at Eastern

Bob Lutz, who has had a 47- year career in the auto industry and is a former vice chairman of General Motors, will speak at an Eastern Michigan University event about his book and experiences in the industry.

Ypsilant Police: Shooting suspect still at large

The Ypsilanti Police Department is still looking for a suspect they believe is responsible for shooting three individuals following a drug transaction that went array yesterday near Eagle Nest Apartments.

Confirmed shooting occurs near campus

A confirmed shooting has occurred on Jarvis Street and Lowell Street near Eastern Michigan University’s campus according to members within EMU’s Department of Public Safety.

Rock the Vote hits EMU campus

Eastern Michigan University’s Student Government will host Congressmen Hansen Clarke, John Conyers and John Dingell along with a representative from Senator Debbie Stabenow’s office in its kick-off of a three-week Rock the Vote voter registration event.

Senator Carl Levin to speak at EMU

Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) will be a guest speaker at Eastern Michigan University’s kick-off for its new minor in Jewish Studies at 3:15 p.m.