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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!

EMU Japanese Student Association hosted a Japanese festival at Bowen Field House
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JSAの日本祭り:日本の伝統文化をEMUキャンパスで

For the English version of this article, click here.イースタンミシガン大学のJapanese Student Association (JSA)による日本祭りが土曜日にボーエン・フィールド・ハウスで開催されました。日本の食べ物や伝統的なパフォーマンスなど、多くの日本の文化が紹介される催し物でした。この祭りの目的は、日本文化への意識をひろめ、日本に興味がある学生が再び日本文化に触れる機会を提供することだとJSAのジョアン・マルチネス会長は説明しました。「多くの学生達にとって、日本の文化に直接触れ、進んで勉強することが難しい時が続きました。」とマルチネスさんは話します。「しかし、日本文化に触れることも日本語の授業を取る際に得られる経験の一部なのです。EMUでの日本語の授業はコロナ禍によりオンラインで行われていますが、この祭りが学生達の日本文化への興味を再びかき立てる手助けになればと考えています。」たこ焼きや焼き鳥、焼きそばなど、日本の祭りで人気がある様々な食べ物が無料で提供されました。参加した人々は折り紙や書道、おにぎり作りを楽しみ、伝統的な日本文化の多様な側面を体験することができました。こういった機会の提供が、EMUコミュニティのために日本文化への意識を広めるというJSA活動の根幹にある使命です。JSAのトバイアス・ブラッケン書記官は「日本文化について学ぶだけでなく、その一部分を体験できるのが面白いと思います。」と話しました。また、祭りでは、食べ物の提供や文化活動の機会提供だけでなく、日本の伝統文化と現代文化の両方を紹介する5つのパフォーマンスも行われました。ミシガン州を拠点に活動するSakura ...

EMU Japanese Student Association hosted a Japanese festival at Bowen Field House
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JSA festival brings Japanese culture to EMU's campus

A version of this article in Japanese is available here.The EMU Japanese Student Association (JSA) hosted a Japanese festival at Bowen Field House on Saturday, bringing Japanese culture to EMU’s campus with performances such as Kendo and Judo demonstrations, activities including origami and calligraphy, ...

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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. 

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Washtenaw Prosecutor Democratic Primary 2020 Election Results

Washtenaw Prosecutor Democratic Primary 2020 Election Results

A map of voting precincts in Ann Arbor showing the results of the County Prosecutor Democratic Primary election. Eli Savit (red) performed strongest in the urban areas of the county, Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. He defeated Arianne Slay (blue) by over 20% in most Ann Arbor precincts, with a couple of precincts backing him by over 50%.

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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.