Articles (8 total)
After learning about the racist history of Daniel L. Quirk, The Eastern Echo took up investigating the history behind the namesakes of other campus buildings. In our first episode, learn about the history of Mary Ann Starkweather, the benefactor of EMU’s Starkweather Hall and Starkweather Chapel in Highland Cemetery.
Jessica Elton, an EMU professor, and Christine Deacons, director Holman Success Center, share their tips for students navigating a semester of online courses.
In 1971, a civil rights advocate was invited to speak at Eastern Michigan University's commencement, but the announcement was met with 237 letters of protest addressed to the Board of Regents. Shelbie Torok explains the opposition and puts the incident in the context of the black student protests that took place on campus in the 1960s and 1970s.
Christian Watts analyzes the causes and effects of the 1969 black student protests on campus at EMU.
Leigh Young provides evidence that Ypsilanti resisted abolitionist efforts during the civil war.
In an attempt to keep up with the highly competitive collegiate atmosphere, Eastern Michigan University has added several new majors to its catalog. The decision was made Wednesday, April 1st, 2020, during an internal meeting regarding how to keep up with current trends.
If you’re like many EMU students, you’ve heard of The Office of the Ombuds, but you may not know who works there or the services they provide. Reporters Kylie Gilligan and Bianca Ramsey break down the who, what, and where of this department, and how it can help students with grade disputes, course withdrawal applications, and discrimination claims, and other policy-based issues.
Sigma Sigma Sigma and EMU’s physician’s assistant program "Break the Chain" event to raise awareness of human trafficking
On Wednesday, Nov. 20, Sigma Sigma Sigma and EMU’s physician’s assistant program held an event for women seeking education on human trafficking. The event was comprised of a documentary viewing and guest speakers.