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Pawar proposes “new deal” for Illinois

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor

Inspired by the determination of former president Franklin D. Roosevelt and equipped with a vision, Chicago alderman Ameya Pawar, from the 47th ward, spoke to students, faculty and community members about his plans for the future of Illinois on Saturday. Pawar recently announced his bid to run for...  Read More »

February 26No Comments

Miss Black EIU crowned

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

The journey of a new queen unfolded as Fudia Jalloh, a senior family and consumer sciences major, was crowned Miss Black EIU 2017 Saturday night. Through the Miss Black EIU pageant, she received a scholarship for $1,500. Jalloh said she is shocked and excited to be Miss Black EIU 2017. “I’m...  Read More »

February 26No Comments

Committee uses data to update report

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

The Academic Program Elimination/Reorganization Review Committee updated its report by examining updated profit/loss numbers and studying philosophy courses and enrollment information at its meeting Friday. The members reviewed an updated profit/loss document from Budget Analyst Candace Flatt for...  Read More »

February 26No Comments

Departments, programs respond to referendum, vitalization project

Abbey Whittington, Contributing Writer

Following the Faculty Senate's referendum last Tuesday, programs considered for elimination or consolidation reflected on how they are being affected by the vitalization project. Last week, 145 faculty members voted 'no confidence' in Workgroup No. 7’s process and outcomes in the vitalization project. The...  Read More »

February 26No Comments

Workgroup No. 8 hears new ideas, defines micro degree

February 26

Workgroup No. 8, Academic Visioning I, discussed two concepts that could help students gain experience for their intended career at its meeting Friday. Technology professor...  Read More »

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Softball has first losing tournament of season

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

  After coming out of its first two weekends with winning records, the Eastern softball team suffered its first losing-record weekend. The...  Read More »

February 26No Comments

Baseball captures first win of season

February 26

  The Eastern baseball team has struggled holding early leads to begin the new season until that all changed Sunday afternoon. The Panthers...  Read More »

Women drop final game to SIUE on road

February 26

  The season came to an end for the Eastern women’s basketball team with a 68-52 loss to Southern Illinois Edwardsville on Saturday afternoon. The...  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 241 Comment

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.