Patricia Mulroy


Ypsilanti celebrates its second annual Ypsi Pride

On June 1, the city of Ypsilanti kicked off it's LBGTQ+ Pride month with the second Annual Ypsi Pride community celebration. Part of the first Friday is a series of events to draw members from LBGT+ community with local businesses around downtown Ypsilanti.

An Unfortunate Review

Friday March 30, brought distress, dread, and despair to viewers as the second season of the Series of Unfortunate events became available to watch on Netflix. Taking a more gothic approach on children’s television the show follows the David Handler’s (Lemony Snicket) children’s series of the same name. 

Students study Saturn at EMU Planetarium

On Tuesday April 3, Eastern Michigan University students sought to learn more about the sixth planet in our solar system, Saturn, in EMU’S planetarium located in the Science Complex. Lead by associate professor, Thomas Kasper, participants sat back under the dome of the planetarium and took a journey to Saturn, it’s rings, and many moons.

Stranger Than Fiction: 5 Fiction books to check out during break

Tired of reading textbooks? Want a good book to read but don’t want to treck through the snow to the library? Mid-winter break is the perfect time to reclaim your love of reading by diving into the perfect book. Here are the Echo’s top five digital books to pick up during break.

"M*A*S*H", 35 Years After the Final Bugout, Still Going Strong

On February 28 th , 1983, over 100 million viewers tuned in to the two-hour finale of M*A*S*H, making it one of the most simultaneously viewed series finales in American History. With so many people watching the Goodbye, Farewell and Amen at the same time, it is joked that New York sewer system could not handle that many people all flushing during the commercials. The amount of people that watched the finale, is only one testament to the beloved sitcom, as 35 years later it has yet to be taken off syndication. With each new generation, those who loved the show pass it on to their children and now their grandchildren creating a whole new fan base.

Quest builds community through Speed Friending

Queer Unity for Eastern Students (QUEST) held its second Speed Friending event of the school year on Jan. 25.  The event was one of many held each week connecting the LBGT community at EMU campus. 

Review: The Post explores the question “Who does the Press work for?”

Director Steven Spielberg brings to question the nature and integrity of Journalism of the 1970’s in his movie “The Post” starring Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep. This Golden Globe Nominated Drama explores the fine line between espionage and freedom of the Press when dealing with a massive government cover up spanning several  presidents, in pre- Watergate America.