3/13/2021, 2:49pm

Eastern Echo Podcast: March 10, 2021

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer appoints a new memeber to EMU’s board of regents, an student starts a non-profit organization to aid those who struggle with mental illness, and the Jewish Studies Department hosts a live stream with Mira Awad. 

3/7/2021, 8:26pm

Podcast: March 3, 2021

The Journal of Narrative Theory hosts a competition to cultivate the culture of Detroit, and EMU hosts several events to commemorate Black History Month. EMU’s Student Government accepts a new senator application and decides on Resolution 107-05. In community news, the University of Michigan held a virtual town hall to discuss COVID-19 and the African American community, and Ypsi Studio closes after sixteen years. 

3/1/2021, 6:42pm

Podcast: February 24, 2021

EMU’s Board of Regents unanimously decides to rename Sill Hall in honor of a generous donor, and EMU’s Student Government swears in two new members to the Student Senate. IN city news, Ypsilanti City Council decides to continue street closures in favor of local businesses.

2/17/2021, 4:22pm

Podcast: February 17, 2021

EMU's Integrated Marketing Program is ranked 60th and the College of Education is ranked 144th nationally by the U.S. World and News Report, and Ypsilanti Public Schools receive a $15,000 grant from the Michigan Department of Education’s to help fund nutritious and locally-sourced meal options. 

2/12/2021, 8:07am

Podcast: February 10, 2021

EMU organizes a "speed friending" event to help students socialize safely. In city news, the Triple Goddess Tasting Room hosts a community open-mic, and the Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) organizes a program to assist recent graduates.

2/4/2021, 6:28pm

Podcast: February 3, 2021

 EMU's Student Gov swears in a new senator and passes a resolution to fun student bus passes, and one EMU student earns a national esoprts scholarship. In city news, Washtenaw County Prosecutor Eli Savit announces that he will no longer prosecute consensual sex work.

1/27/2021, 12:37pm

Podcast: January 27, 2021

Yamiche Alcindor, PBS News Hour’s White House correspondent, speaks at EMU's MLK Day celebration, and two EMU students establish a new job search platform geared toward small businesses. Hear this week’s stories on your favorite podcast app, or read the transcript here. 

1/21/2021, 2:55pm

Podcast: January 20, 2020

In this week’s news recap, one EMU Board of Regents member resigns due to being charged in an investigation of the Flint water crisis, concerns rise over COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Washtenaw County, and the Honors College introduces a creative scholarship opportunity.

1/13/2021, 5:10pm

Podcast: Gov. Whitmer appoints new EMU Regents; Ypsilanti City Council discusses Water St. redevelopment; Jim Toy Community Center to close

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer appointed two new members to EMU’s Board of Regents at the end of Deember. In city news, the Ypsilanti City Council expressed affordable housing concerns with the Kaufman Jacobs development plan for Water St., and the Jim Toy Community Center will close its physical location at the end of January. Listen to this week’s news recap podcast on your favorite podcast provider, or read the transcript here.

12/15/2020, 12:25pm

Summit Street A Cappella to compete in international championship; Two shootings at Aspen Chase Apartments

 Summit Street A Cappella, EMU's bass and tenor a cappella group, has been selected to compete in the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella. In city news, two shootings were reported at the Aspen Chase Apartments complex within a two week span. The first, which took place on the night of Thanksgiving, Nov. 26, has been ruled a suicide and accidental homicide. 

12/12/2020, 8:27pm

The Factory Report: Fall Sports Roundup

The men’s basketball, women’s basketball, and football seasons are all in full swing. Luke and Caleb recap the first few games - from Areanna Combs’ consistency to Yeikson Montero’s regrettable shooting - and discuss the biggest strengths and weaknesses of each team so far.  

11/16/2020, 5:43pm

Podcast: College of Engineering and Technology launches middle school STEM program; Local election results; Eagles lose to Ball State

EMU’s College of Engineering and Technology partners will other organizations to launch a virtual STEM program for middle school students in southeast Michigan, and Ypsilanti votes yes on a proposal that allows two city council members to weigh in on nominations to the city’s Board of Ethics and to the Boards and Commissions