The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.


Chicago Alderman to present platform for Ill. Governor candidacy

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor

The EIU College Democrats will be hosting a question-and-answer style meet and greet with Chicago Alderman Amaya Pawar, who announced his bid for the Democratic nomination for Governor. The meet and greet will be from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday in the Effingham Room of the Martin Luther King Jr....  Read More »

February 24No Comments

CAA drafts vitalization recommendations, approves 2 new majors

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

On Tuesday, the Council on Academic Affairs went through a draft document with recommendations for the programs being considered for elimination and reorganization. These include Africana studies, philosophy, and adult and community education. CAA Chair Stacey Ruholl said since the council did not...  Read More »

February 23No Comments

Three Chicago musicians take stage

Mallory Kutnick, Campus Reporter

Students can get “A Taste of Chicago” as three young musicians from the area perform 6 p.m. Thursday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Cydne Garrett, the University Board Mainstage coordinator, said she knows singer Christian “Christian JaLon” Funches and...  Read More »

February 23No Comments

Student Senate focuses on elections, Rec center

Chrissy Miller, Administration reporter

The Student Senate talked about upcoming elections and giving money back to the Student Recreation Center at its meeting Wednesday. Elections for next year’s positions will take place next week. Candidates will run for executive board and general senator positions. Student Body President Catie...  Read More »

February 23No Comments

NRHH raises money for Cancer Center

February 23

Eastern’s chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary donated $1,079 to the Sarah Bush Lincoln Regional Cancer Center. NRHH, according to a press release, mentors and...  Read More »

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Eastern with chance at winning record

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

  Eastern’s chance at the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament may be gone, but the chance to finish the season with an overall winning...  Read More »

February 23No Comments

Panthers ready for final game of season

February 23

  The Eastern women’s basketball team will travel to Southern Illinois Edwardsville on Saturday for its final game of the season. Both the...  Read More »

Jock and Roll to be held Monday

February 23

  The Eastern athletic teams will be competing  as they are used to, but will be competing against each other. Monday is Eastern athletic’s...  Read More »

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Guest Column: Testing Services Center should be restored

Dr. Michael Kuo, Guest Columnist

We are treating our learning-disabled students poorly, and we need to get our act together. We have shut down the Testing Services Center that provided these students and their teachers...  Read More »

February 24No Comments

Column: Silencing media comes with consequences

February 9

Picture yourself waking up on a late summer’s morning. You drag yourself out of bed to get ready for the day that awaits you. Breakfast has ...  Read More »

Open Letter: Africana studies, philosophy essential to university mission

February 2

A preview of this letter appeared in our print edition on Feb. 2nd, 2017. Dear President Glassman: We, the undersigned members of the W...  Read More »

Column: Reflection on coming to America: part two

January 30

I must mention that the Charleston community was welcoming to international students. On the first day of orientation at Eastern, Salisbury,...  Read More »

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The Verge

Ben Affleck’s gangster flick fails to deliver

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Assistant Photo Editor

Ben Affleck has presented a new-age take on a ’20s gangster movie in the film “Live by Night,” which he both stars in and directs. As the film begins, Affleck’s...  Read More »

February 1No Comments

‘Doctor Strange’ is one of Marvel’s best

November 10

Students take yellow brick road to royalty

October 20

Review: Starting to smell a lot like autumn

October 20

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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.
The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.