Austin Elliott

Managing Editor

Hi there, my name is Austin Elliott, Managing Editor for the Echo! I’ve been with the Echo for almost two years now, and have previously served as Opinions Editor and Editor-in-Chief. I’m proud to be working to build strong and independent news coverage for the City of Ypsilanti. Stay tuned as we gear up for a great fall semester!

Articles (94 total)

COVID-19 cases rise on campus as state officials suspend university operations 

The number of COVID-19 cases on campus have jumped from 10 cases to 50 as the state of Michigan has identified EMU’s campus as the site of an ongoing outbreak. Ten of the 108 beds reserved at EMU for quarantine or isolation are currently in use. Along with other precautions, Thanksgiving break has been extended to include Monday, Nov. 23, and Tuesday, Nov. 24, giving students a full week of break. 

A look at who is running for EMU Student Body Senate

After Student Government elections were postponed last spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students will finally get to cast their vote via their my.emich page from Sept. 30 at 8:00 a.m. until Oct. 1 at 8:00 p.m.