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Eastern to accept fall 2018 applications, waives fee

Staff Report

Eastern will be accepting applications for fall 2018 starting June 1, 2017. According to a press release sent out Thursday, if freshmen and transfer students interested in attending Eastern apply between June 1 and Oct. 2, their $30 application fee will also be waived. Eastern President David Glassman...

May 26, 2017No Comments

16-year-old girl dies after collision on Lerna Road

Staff Report

***Here is a link to the updated story>>>http://www.dailyeasternnews.com/2017/05/24/6-year-old-girl-injured-in-car-accident-on-lerna-road/ A 16-year-old girl died in a collision Tuesday afternoon after a brown dump truck collided with a sedan at 6478 Lerna Rd. The girl was identified a...

May 23, 2017No Comments

Annually contracted faculty members still waiting on contract renewal status amidst budget uncertainty

Cassie Buchman, Staff Reporter

A majority of Unit B Annually Contracted Faculty members are still waiting to see if their contracts will be renewed and they will still be able to teach at Eastern this upcoming year. Provost Blair Lord said academic affairs has not issued contracts except to a “small number” of ACFs. When it c...

May 23, 20171 Comment

Girls’ track and field brings in new recruits

Girls’ track and field brings in new recruits

Camelia Nicholson, Sports Editor

Eastern’s cross country and track and field coaches got a preview of their incoming runners at the girls’ state final this past weekend. Seniors Chelsea Paulek, Kate Bushue, Shelby Siltman and Margaret McPherson all committed to running for Eastern before qualifying for the state competition. Whil...

May 22, 2017No Comments

‘You shall not pass’

May 22, 2017

The EIU Student Recreation Center is open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon-4 p.m. on weekends during the summer term, but not all Eastern students will receive a...

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Sports

Eastern’s track and field sends 5 athletes to regionals

Camelia Nicholson, Sports Editor

Five seniors from Eastern’s track and field team will set out for Austin, Texas Tuesday to compete in the NCAA Division I West Regional. On...

May 23, 2017No Comments

Girls’ track and field brings in new recruits

May 22, 2017

Eastern’s cross country and track and field coaches got a preview of their incoming runners at the girls’ state final this past weekend. Seniors...

44 years and counting: IHSA girls’ track meet returns to Eastern

May 18, 2017

Eastern will host thousands of high school athletes this weekend for the IHSA girls’ track meet. Some of those athletes will come from local and...

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Opinions

Attractive packaging draws the eye for good reason

Shelby Niehaus, Columnist

On Monday at around 11 in the morning, I opened up a nondescript white USPS box and looked down into a unicorn wonderland. It was a package I had been expecting for several days:...

May 17, 2017No Comments

Column: Byron’s life, legacy touch entire campus community

May 1, 2017

I was not Byron Edingburg’s best friend, nor was I his favored companion. I was more like his frequent associate my sophomore year. I...

Column: T.V. title sequences evolve

April 6, 2017

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...

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...

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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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