News

Lord gives update on freshman enrollment

Amanda Wilkinson, Online Editor

Incoming freshman enrollment numbers are down about 180 from last year, but the numbers change every day, said Blair Lord, the provost and vice president for academic affairs, at the Faculty Senate meeting Wednesday. Lord...  Read More »

July 23, 2014 • 0 comments

Faculty Senate meeting set to review constitution, bylaws

Bob Galuski, Editor-in-Chief

The Faculty Senate will be meeting at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Witter’s Conference Room of Booth Library to review the constitution and bylaws. Grant Sterling, the chair of Faculty Senate, said it is not unusual to have...  Read More »

July 22, 2014 • 0 comments

Open house set for Standing Stone Community Center

Deanna Tadlock, Staff Reporter

To help spread the word about the Standing Stone Community Center, the center's founder will be visiting Eastern Tuesday. Dawn Thompson will be available at the Standing Stone Community Center, located in Charleston at...  Read More »

July 21, 2014 • 0 comments

Retired dean, professor help renovate sculpture

Danielle Tadlock, Staff Reporter

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July 17, 2014 • 0 comments

Tarble features 3-D art exhibit

July 17, 2014

The Tarble Arts Center’s newest exhibit “Off the Wall: Works in Three Dimensions from the Collections” brings lively 3-D art through a variety of artists and styles. Using...  Read More »

Juggler incorporates comedy, magic into show

July 15, 2014

Mark Nizer performed a show filling the audience with laughter and intriguing them with his juggling at Eastern Saturday night. The performance took place in the Doudna Fine...  Read More »

The Blooming of the Corpse Flower: Tropical flower to bloom with rotten odor

July 10, 2014

Amorphophallus titanum, or the corpus flower, blooms every two years at Eastern’s Thut Greenhouse. The Thut Greenhouse provides plants for the biological sciences department...  Read More »

7th Street parking lot closed for construction

July 9, 2014

Seventh Street parking lot will be under construction for the extraction of three underground gas tanks. The current construction going on is the removal of three 40,000-gallon...  Read More »

Library offers exhibit on famous alumni

July 4, 2014

Eastern alumni such as Sean Payton, Tony Romo, Jerry Van Dyke and Joan Allen are being remembered in Booth Library as a part of the ongoing “Famous Former EIU Students” exhibit. Community...  Read More »

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Sports

Michael selected as new athletic director

Michael selected as new athletic director

Bob Galuski, Editor-in-Chief

Tom Michael will be taking over as the athletic director for Eastern, after a search that began in April. ...  Read More »

July 14, 2014 • 0 comments

Sarra points to athletic facilities for success

July 10, 2014

Boasting a career where he said he has handled almost every facet of athletics, James Sarra gave his thoughts on switching conferences...  Read More »

Michael wants to build on athletic program base

July 8, 2014

With roots firmly planted in central Illinois, Thomas Michael, the second of three candidates for athletic director, hopes to...  Read More »

Hartzell believes basketball success vital to raise athletic program

July 8, 2014

Rick Hartzell, one of three candidates for athletic director, came to Eastern's campus Monday with ideas on how to improve on...  Read More »

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Opinions

Column: People sacrifice substance in entertainment for more flash

With the summer halfway finished, and still more movies to watch, the fact that “Transformers: Age of Extinction” is making $100 million at the opening...  Read More »

Column: Don’t try to make sense of Donald Sterling

When the NBA commissioner, Adam Silver, gave out his response to the Donald Sterling remarks, the first thought that came to my mind was hammer time. As...  Read More »

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The Verge

Review: Whitechapel gets political on ‘Our Endless War’ album

Stephanie Markham, Verge Editor

Whitechapel has got something to say about the commonplace hypocrisy and idiocies of the nation, and the group is saying it loudly with no trace of sugarcoating and every...  Read More »

June 12, 2014 • 0 comments

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Multimedia

Rescue Training: Fire department trains for rope rescue

The firefighters and paramedics at the Charleston Fire Department dangled from Carman Hall as part of rescue training this week. Captain Todd Foster...  Read More »

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