To whom it may concern,
I am a senior dual majoring in journalism and public relations at Eastern Michigan University. Aside from introduction classes, I have taken Feature Writing, Graphic Communications, Copy Editing, Writing for Electronic Media, Advanced Reporting, History of Journalism, Technical Communication, Social Media, Public Relations and Public Responsibility toward those degrees. Although I am a full time...
Game Store Charms All
Walking into Get Your Game On, you’re welcomed by the store’s character, which consists of deep-stained wooden floors, exposed brick with colorful chalk drawings and walls lined with games from current and past generations. Although it is not a new business, the location is. The original shop, which for four years was located on Packard near State Street, moved to the intersection of South State...
YouTube is a website that many of us choose for...
This week we are totally obsessed with Toms. These Eco-friendly slip-ons are also vegan-friendly and absolutely comfortable. The wrapped and woven shoes come in different styles that the whole family will love, from animal print and sequins to plaids and patterns. There is something for everyone. Toms has a program titled, One for One Movement, for every pair of shoes bought Toms donates a...
Law receives mixed opinions from community
Michigan is taking action toward its educational institutes; Public Act 62 asks the state to distribute funds as they relate to education. Michigan Representative Chuck Moss introduced the act to the Committee on Appropriations in February. The bill was later passed and was made a law in June. Article 3 covers state and financial aid for higher education. Eastern Michigan University is scheduled...
Passion for Fashion
Jessica Simpson proved herself a fashionista back in 2005 when she started her shoe collaboration with Nine West co-founder Vince Camuto. The collaboration later blossomed into the Jessica Simpson Collection with her line consisting of clothing, shoes, accessories and handbags. Aside from her website Jessica’s collection is available in Dillard’s, Macy’s and Belk to name a few. While her...
Animal Prints are all the rage this season, but why stop at prints when you can have this ferocious bag. The exotic fur clutch is from the VBH fall collection. With gold accents, this purse is defiantly at the top of the food chain. If you wear it with strap or without, the bag will make a fierce addition to your wardrobe. VBH Fur bag, $4,300 available at Neiman Marcus Troy. 248.643.3300. ...
My Review of Super 8
PAST MOVIE REVIEW By: Ashley Hutcherson “Super 8” is a movie based in the late 1970’s. The movie is about a group of kids doing what kids do best, having adventures. These kids are smart and fearless reminding us of the gangs in “Stand By Me” and “The Goonies”, but the young people of “Super 8” stumble across something a little more intense and...
Harry Potter destroys Box Office
Warner Brothers’ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 made $168,550,000 in its weekend release. The final Potter film tops Paramount’s Transformers opening weekend, which brought in $21,250,000. The series ends with a definite bang, breaking more than 15 Box Office Records around the world. About 32 million dollars’ worth of tickets were bought pre-box office in the U.S. alone. Most...
Comic book heroes have been making their return to the big screen. But Batman, Captain America and Thor are nothing compared to this heroine. Wonder Woman has made her impact in the cosmetics world. The Amazon Princess has a MAC Collection including shadows, lip sticks, nail polish, glosses, pigments, mascara and powders. A definite POW! in color. Available at Macy’s and on...
Bright lipstick has made its way into fashion trends. Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics has a lip tar that leaves a lasting blast of color. While they have bright colors, they also have nudes as well. There is nothing like OCC’s lip tar, just one tube can last for months and you can mix them together to make your own colors. Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics, $13 Lip Tar Lip Gloss. Available on their...
Black History museum comes to EMU
By: Ashley Hutcherson The Center for Multicultural Affairs and Detroit Urban Renewal are sponsoring the Black History 101 Mobile Museum’s “Necessary!” Tour from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, in room 310A of the Student Center. The museum was formed more than 20 years ago and has been touring to grade schools, colleges, seminars and cultural events throughout the United States. “We wanted to...
PRSSA runs career clinic at EMU
By: Ashley Hutcherson Eastern Michigan University’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America held its 13th Annual Student Development Conference last Friday on the third floor of the Student Center. This year’s theme was, “It Only Takes One Spark.” Following the introductions, people began to break into groups choosing either to do the resume critique or go to a workshop. “The...
Interview with Diggy Simmons
By: Ashley Hutcherson During one of the hottest days this summer, it was only fitting to see one of the hottest up-and-coming artists blaze through Detroit. Recording artist Diggy Simmons sat down with TOD to discuss his “image” and his new album. Simmons, who is signed to Atlantic Records has already released two mix tapes; The First Flight and Airborne. With so many hip-hop artists blending...
Review of Glee: The 3D Movie
By: Ashley Hutcherson The movie is exactly what it sounds like…A concert. The film is documenting the Glee Live! concert which is touring the U.S. this summer. Usually I don’t feel the effects of 3D, but I really felt like I was in the crowd.The New Directions performs 23 songs (including “Don’t stop believing”, “Dog Days are Over”, “I’m a Slave 4 U”, and my fav. “Don’t Rain on My Parade” to...
Review of 50/50
By: Ashley Hutcherson “50/50” was as expected – funny with a touch of heart felt drama. The movie stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Inception) as Adam, Anna Kendrick (Twilight) as Adam’s therapist Rachael, Anjelica Huston (The Addam’s Family) as Adam’s Mom, and Seth Rogen (The Green Hornet) as Adam’s Best friend Kyle. Gordon-Levitt plays 27-year-old Adam, who is diagnosed with spinal cancer. If...
Interview with Cheron Mans
By: Ashley Hutcherson Radio is the first broadcast network to spread the word and is still used 100 years later. Detroit has many radio stations, but FM 98 takes the cake. We spoke with Cheron Mans of Detroit’s WJLB. The Radio DJ had just finished her slot on the air when she shared with us her aspirations. When did you get your start on WJLB, how did that come about? I was the Morning Show...
By: Ashley Hutcherson Campus At 1:30 a.m. Sunday, money was taken from a donation box in the Student Center. Damage to university property occurred at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday. Bleach was poured on a couch in Sellers Hall. Electronics and cash were stolen between 11:45 a.m. and 12:50 p.m. on Monday. The burglary took place in Putnam Hall. At 8:49 p.m. Monday, a person attempted to steal a...