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Layla McMurtrie

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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Letter from the Editor: A goodbye to my second home

Coming into The Eastern Echo offices at the start of my freshman year at Eastern Michigan University, I could never have imagined how big a part of my life The Echo would become. Through positions as an opinions columnist, podcast editor, managing editor, and editor-in-chief, The Echo has taught me ...

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Women in art at EMU: Professor Amy Sacksteder

Whether it be re-constructing internal or external elements of art, Eastern Michigan University professor Amy Sacksteder has been into "creative expression" since a very young age. Through her life, she has had her art in many galleries and now shares her passion by teaching art to students ...

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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.