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Workgroup no.7 talks to programs considered for fourth recommendation

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

Workgroup no. 7, looking at academic programs, gave feedback on the meetings they had with the department chairs whose programs were recommended for deletion, consolidation or outsourcing at their meeting Thursday. These programs were journalism, pre-engineering Africana studies, special education and...  Read More »

Dec 9 • No Comments

Workgroup no.7 talks process

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

  Several members of Workgroup no.7, looking at academic programs, detailed the process and steps they took in their recommendations for the vitalization project. In an interview with The Daily Eastern News, Workgroup chair Cindy Rich said the group knows some people have implied that the...  Read More »

Dec 8 • No Comments

CAA adds criminology major, changes chemistry name

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

  The Council on Academic Affairs passed a new criminology major and changed the name of the chemistry department to chemistry and biochemistry at their meeting Thursday. Darren Hendrickson, the chair of the sociology and anthropology department who introduced the major, said the idea for...  Read More »

Dec 8 • No Comments

Workgroup considers transfer students

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

Workgroup No. 3, enrollment management, acknowledged the need for improving transfer and non-traditional student registration, recruitment and evaluation efforts after listening to suggestions from staff members during its meeting Thursday. The members agreed on recommending Eastern creating its own...  Read More »

Dec 8 • No Comments

Eastern students preparing for holidays

December 8, 2016

  With winter break right around the corner, students are getting in the holiday spirit and anticipating a few weeks away from schoolwork. Laura Renken, a freshman elementary...  Read More »

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Track, field indoor season to begin Friday

Alex Hartman, Track and Field Reporter

  As the first semester is ending, the start of Eastern’s 2016-17 indoor track and field season is just beginning. Eastern...  Read More »

Dec 8 • No Comments

Column: Men’s basketball team already much improved from 1 year ago

December 8, 2016

  Gentle tears filled Demetrius McReynolds’ eyes as he answered questions in a defeated voice following a first-round exit to Murray State in...  Read More »

Women’s basketball team begins tough road stretch

December 8, 2016

  The three-game road trip begins for the Eastern women’s basketball team with a visit to Western on Saturday. Western will arguably be one of the best opponents the Panthers have faced u...  Read More »

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Tugs champions emerge after final rounds

An intensive week of Tugs culminated Friday and Saturday when three teams walked away with the coveted first place titles in this year’s “The Endless...  Read More »

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Column: FOIA filed to keep people accountable, provide information

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

Concerns over transparency in the ongoing vitalization project have been detailed in many an article in The Daily Eastern News. As a student journalist, it is my job to look int...  Read More »

Dec 1 • 1 Comment

Editorial: Giving Tuesday campaign boosts morale

December 1, 2016

To show thanks to Eastern as a whole, Eastern President David Glassman sent out an email encouraging everyone to get involved in the inaugural...  Read More »

Guest column: Workgroup transparency is a myth

November 28, 2016

Editor’s note: Jack Cruikshank represents students on Vitalization Workgroup #6 (Marketing and University Branding) and speaks for gra...  Read More »


November 17, 2016

Two days ago chalking of “DEPORT,” “BUILD THE WALL,” and “LOVE TRUMP’S WALL,” etc., appeared on sidewalks across campus, edits...  Read More »

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The Verge

‘Doctor Strange’ is one of Marvel’s best

Mace Mackiewicz, Contributing Writer

After a pretty dismal second half of the year for movies, it was nice to finally get something to be excited about in the form of “Doctor Strange.” Most superhero movies...  Read More »

Nov 10 • No Comments

Students take yellow brick road to royalty

October 20, 2016

Review: Starting to smell a lot like autumn

October 20, 2016

Somewhere, sober the rainbow

October 20, 2016

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