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News

Band fills park with music, comfort

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

Under the glow of the Kiwanis Park lights, the Jed Adam Band performed a mix of both original and cover songs for community members Tuesday night. Audience members shouted song requests for the band, yelling and whistling after their original song, “Comfort.” Charleston resident Tami Lewis...  Read More »

September 28, 2016 • 0 comments

Temperatures fall, student illness rises

Thaija Evans, Verge Designer

Gruesome coughs, falling leaves and chilly nights are finally here as the fall season blooms. Allergies and the common cold linger around campus, spreading from student to student. Sheila Baker, medical director of Health Service, said most students come into the clinic suffering from allergies...  Read More »

September 28, 2016 • 0 comments

Students seek opportunities through job fair

Abbey Whittington, Associate News Editor

Ajah Tyson, a freshman family and consumer sciences major, is taking steps to create a better future for herself. After coming from a minimum-wage retail job, she wanted to experiment with the opportunity to try and find a better job to create “stair steps” to a better future at Eastern’s job...  Read More »

September 28, 2016 • 0 comments

New databases at Booth Library

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

Several new databases are now available for students to use on Eastern’s webpage, including three created by the university and one that is a state database Eastern uses. History professor Debra Reid presented these Tuesday at Booth Library because she said she noticed students do not have a strong...  Read More »

September 27, 2016 • 0 comments

FAFSA filing starts Saturday

September 27, 2016

Financial Aid is a necessity for many students, but getting it can be a tricky process for some. This year, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid comes with some changes,...  Read More »

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Sports

Top Cat: Anderson defies odds, makes it to Division-I football

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

  Christopher Anderson was not supposed to end up playing football. But for him, playing Division-I football was where he was meant to be. The redshirt junior running back got his fir...  Read More »

September 28, 2016 • 0 comments

Volleyball team loses in 4 sets to Indiana State

September 27, 2016

  Volleyball is a game of runs, and that was the downfall of the Eastern volleyball team Tuesday night. The Panthers continued their road trip...  Read More »

Eastern starts Hill in loss to Valparaiso

September 27, 2016

  There was a new face starting at goalkeeper for the Eastern men’s soccer team in its 3-0 loss to Valparaiso Tuesday at Lakeside Field. Redshirt...  Read More »

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Multimedia

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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Opinions

Column: Understand bystander intervention

Sierra Falk, Staff Reporter

Sexual assault is a topic that sweeps our nation’s news reports and makes its way on our social media feeds. According to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network’s national...  Read More »

September 28, 2016 • 0 comments

Editorial: Remember the historic first debate

September 28, 2016

Two nights ago, over 81.4 million Americans tuned in to the most-viewed presidential debate in American history. Newsday even suggests that, wi...  Read More »

Column: Police, social justice must both change

September 28, 2016

It has been brought to public attention that the All Lives Matter movement is a nonsense manifestation that spawned out of opposition to...  Read More »

Column: Eliminate hurtful slurs

September 19, 2016

This past Saturday, I attended the Special Olympics Family Festival located in Mattoon. The Family Festival is essentially an event where...  Read More »

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The Verge

Family Weekend can still be fun without family

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

The campus has been abuzz lately. Like the coming of any big weekend, organizations and individuals are getting ready for the fanfare of Family Weekend. The Verge is chock-full...  Read More »

September 22, 2016 • 0 comments

Review: ‘Finding Dory,’ Family Weekend screening

September 22, 2016

Weekly Trend Section: Musicians take over fashion

September 22, 2016

Families to frolic at Lincoln Log Cabin this weekend

September 22, 2016

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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.