Layla McMurtrie is the Editor-in-Chief at The Eastern Echo. She is a senior at Eastern Michigan University majoring in journalism and minoring in women and gender studies and psychology. Layla has worked for The Echo since October of 2019, beginning as an opinions writer and music review columnist, later becoming the podcast editor in summer of 2021 and managing editor during the fall of 2021. She loves writing about community and enjoys music and good food.
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The film festival team has worked to keep ticket prices low. Purchase one online to check out short films by local film makers this week.
EMU Student Government has elected a new president and vice president of the student body. Syed Wasiuddin and Ameera Salman will take office on May 1, with many goals in mind.
Grab your tickets for a banquet held by Eastern Michigan University's student newspaper at the Ypsilanti Freighthouse on April 6.
Volumes 48 and 49 of EMU’s literary magazine can be pre-ordered now.
Ever wonder who counts the votes and keeps the election fair? Learn more about the Election Commissioner position of EMU’s Student Government ahead of elections.
This new five-day music festival will feature different bands with different themes each night. Get tickets now starting at $20.