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, psychology, and graphic communications. Layla has worked for The Echo for three years, 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 music and good food, as well as helping people and of course, writing.

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EMU-AUUP concludes strike after reaching tentative agreement

Just before midnight Sunday, the Eastern Michigan University Chapter of the American Association of University Professors (EMU-AAUP) said a tentative agreement for a new contract had been reached. Strike activity was suspended and EMU-AAUP members returned to the classroom Monday, Sept. 12.