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Aaron Hughes

Hello, my name is Aaron Hughes, I am the managing editor and I focus on race, culture and news writing! I am a senior majoring in Media Studies & Journalism with a minor in graphic design. I am also president of the school's Black Media Association.

Chris Kaufman
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EMU announces alumni, entrepreneur as graduation speaker

Eastern Michigan University on April 18 announced Chris Kaufman as the keynote speaker for both graduation ceremonies on Saturday, April 27. Kaufman attended EMU and graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor's in fine arts and graphic design. In 2016, he launched StockX, a Detroit-based online sneaker ...

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Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County gifting residents 200 trees

To celebrate Arbor Day, Ypsilanti will be partnering with Washtenaw County Conservation District by giving away 200 trees to residents.  Arbor Day, a national holiday, was started in 1872 when Nebraska pioneers first came to the territory and missed the trees they had left behind. To resolve this, ...

Campus alert photos
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Police still seek source of bomb threat

EMU's Department of Public Safety Chief Lige said Friday that his department along with other law enforcement agencies are continuing to look into the sources of Tuesday's bomb threat. At roughly 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Lige said the university was notified of an email referencing a bomb and naming specific ...

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EMU Student Government announces results of 2024 election

Eastern Michigan University Student Government hosted an election to determine the president, vice president, and senators for the 2024-25 school year. Voting started Wednesday March, 27 at 8 a.m. and ended at 8 p.m. that same day.  President and Vice President: The three tickets for student government ...

EMU's MAGIC Program
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EMU's MAGIC Program assists foster care youth pursuing education

Part of EMU's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Department is the Mentorship, Access, and Guidance in College (MAGIC), a government-supported program meant to service students who experienced foster care at an early age. EMU students who experienced the foster care system from ages 14 and up are offered ...

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Ovarian Cancer Ribbon

Ovarian Cancer Ribbon

A teal ribbon tied on the street sign on the corner of Cross Street and College PL on Sept. 10, 2023. The Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance has commenced its annual "Tie Michigan Teal" campaign.

Ovarian Cancer Ribbon

Ovarian Cancer Ribbon

A teal ribbon tied on the street sign on the corner of Cross Street and College PL on Sept. 10, 2023. The Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance has commenced its annual "Tie Michigan Teal" campaign.

BBQueer Event 2023

BBQueer Event 2023

Drag Queen SirGin was one of the many preformers featured at the welcome back BBQueer event Thursday Sept. 7, 2023 at the Student Center. Hosted by the EMU LGBT Resource Center this program featured food, prizes and drag preformances. Aaron Hughes/ Eastern Echo

BBQueer Event 2023

BBQueer Event 2023

A child waves a pride flag at the EMU LGBT Resource Center's welcome back BBQueer event Thursday Sept. 7, 2023 at the Student Center. The program featured food, prizes and drag preformances. Aaron Hughes/ Eastern Echo

BBQueer Event 2023

BBQueer Event 2023

Drag Queen SirGin was one of the many preformers featured at the welcome back BBQueer event Thursday Sept. 7, 2023 at the Student Center. Hosted by the EMU LGBT Resource Center this program featured food, prizes and drag preformances. Aaron Hughes/ Eastern Echo

BBQueer Event 2023

BBQueer Event 2023

Sudents participate in the welcome back BBQueer event Thursday Sept. 7, 2023 at the Student Center. Hosted by the EMU LGBT Resource Center this event featured food, prizes and drag preformances. Aaron Hughes/ Eastern Echo

BBQueer Event 2023

BBQueer Event 2023

A child waves a pride flag at the EMU LGBT Resource Center's welcome back BBQueer event Thursday Sept. 7, 2023 at the Student Center. The program featured food, prizes and drag preformances. Aaron Hughes/ Eastern Echo

BBQueer Event 2023

BBQueer Event 2023

Sudents participate in the welcome back BBQueer event Thursday Sept. 7, 2023 at the Student Center. Hosted by the EMU LGBT Resource Center this event featured food, prizes and drag preformances. Aaron Hughes/ Eastern Echo

BBQueer Event 2023

BBQueer Event 2023

A child waves a pride flag at the EMU LGBT Resource Center's welcome back BBQueer event Thursday Sept. 7, 2023 at the Student Center. The program featured food, prizes and drag preformances. Aaron Hughes/ Eastern Echo

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Julez DeShetler and Queso Tone catch up after a short hiatus due to illness and someones birthday. The pair talk about their semesters and the final big events of the year, the Eastern Echo Media Gala and Rock The Patio. The latter playing host to Eagletainment's very own Queso Tone as a musical performance, with the shows closing act Anthony Roperti a former guest of the show.