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Board votes to eliminate Africana Studies

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

  The Board of Trustees voted to eliminate the Africana Studies major at its meeting Friday. Students already in the program will be able to continue on in it until they graduate. Also voted to be deleted was adult and community education, though that had already been put on hiatus. While t...

April 28, 20171 Comment

100 head to Teach Out in Springfield

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

  About 100 people from Eastern went to Springfield Thursday to protest the state’s lack of higher education funding. During the Teach Out, as the event was called, there were teaching sessions on topics such as the impact of Monetary Award Program grant cuts to students, the importance...

April 27, 2017No Comments

Administration, philosophy come to agreement

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

The university administration has withdrawn its recommendation for the elimination of the philosophy major to the board of trustees, Eastern President David Glassman said in an email to the News Thursday morning. The program was originally scheduled to be considered for deletion at the board’s Friday m...

April 27, 2017No Comments

Dance and cheer teams to hold tryouts

Rachel Benda, Contributing Writer

  The Pink Panthers dance team and Eastern’s cheer team will hold tryouts for the 2017-2018 school year on Saturday at McAfee Gym. The cheer tryouts will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and the Pink Panthers tryouts will be from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Pink Panthers coach Holly Lemier said she looks...

April 27, 2017No Comments

After 16 Years as Provost, Blair Lord Plans Retirement

April 27, 2017

  After almost 16 years of service, Provost Blair Lord prepares for his retirement at the end of the Spring 2017 semester. Lord said his favorite part of being provost...

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Sports

Men’s golf season ends at conference tournament

Mark Shanahan, Golf Reporter

  The Eastern men’s golf team wrapped up the 2016-17 on Wednesday with an 11th place finish in the Ohio Valley Conference Championship. The...

April 27, 2017No Comments

Panthers in unfamiliar spot from 2016 season

April 27, 2017

Change can be good or bad in sports, but for the Eastern baseball team it has been prodigious. On this day a year ago, the Panthers 6-32 overall and sa...

Six Panthers compete in day 1 at Drake relays

April 27, 2017

  Six of the 26 athletes the track and field team sent to the Drake Relays placed as high as eighth on the first day of the three-day meet. The...

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Multimedia

Students, professors share memories of late senior

  A vivid memory James Bateman, a senior communication studies major, has of senior Byron Edingburg is seeing him dance across the quad. Seeing...

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Opinions

Column: T.V. title sequences evolve

Megan Ivey, Staff Reporter

It used to be the first thing you would hear as you clicked on the T.V. Saturday morning. With a bowl of cereal on your lap, you pushed the channel number on the remote by memory,...

April 6, 2017No Comments

Column: Hard season for relationships, fish

February 27, 2017

Fall snuggles and late night bonfire season has passed, Christmas lights and holiday movie marathons have come and gone, New Years kisses...

Guest Column: Testing Services Center should be restored

February 24, 2017

We are treating our learning-disabled students poorly, and we need to get our act together. We have shut down the Testing Services Center...

Column: Flavor-changing tablets disappoint

February 23, 2017

When I was in middle school, my best friend created a monthly dare. She would go to the condiment table in the lunchroom, pick up a napk...

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The Verge

‘Deuces’ film has great actors but weird ending

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

  Three African-American males immersed in drug dealing, violence and dishonesty is not a groundbreaking movie plot, but director Jamal Hill intertwines these thought-provoking...

April 6, 2017No Comments

COLUMN: The Music of the Matrix: What is Electronic Music?

March 22, 2017

Review: Irish folk group Dervish delights

March 9, 2017

Ben Affleck’s gangster flick fails to deliver

February 2, 2017

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