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Student services workgroup plans for final reports

Abbey Whittington, Associate News Editor

Workgroup no. 1, focused on student services, discussed the responses to their recommendations and their plans for how they would change, reaffirm, modify or delete the items in their preliminary report. Heidi Hawkins, assistant university budget officer, said she wants to meet with all of the departments...  Read More »

Dec 1 • No Comments

Workgroup 4 plans to prioritize recommendations

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

Workgroup No. 4, which is charged with making recommendations for intercollegiate athletics, discussed its next steps regarding the feedback from their preliminary recommendations at its Thursday meeting. They also began the process of creating a list compiled of only the group’s preliminary recommendations. Tami...  Read More »

Dec 1 • No Comments

ESO and ECO to perform annual Holiday Concert Sunday

Staff Report

The Eastern Symphony Orchestra and Choral Ensembles will present their annual Holiday Concert 4 p.m. Sunday in the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The concert will be conducted by Richard Rossi,director of orchestral and choral activities. He has been a conductor for Eastern for...  Read More »

Dec 1 • No Comments

Couture Models host third fashion show

Lydia Shaw, Contributing Writer

  The Couture Models will strut their stuff at their third fashion show Saturday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the show begins 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $5. The show will feature 35 to 40 models, both male and female, walking...  Read More »

Dec 1 • No Comments

CAA changes bylaws, downsizes

December 1, 2016

  The Council on Academic Affairs voted to reduce the number of members, eliminate a political science class, limit another class and grant more flexibility with the major’s...  Read More »

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Swim teams hosting final home meet

Tyler McCluskey, Swim Reporter

The swim teams will host their final home meet of the season this weekend and will honor the seniors for Senior Night. The Panthers had a good showing with dropped times at the House of Ch...  Read More »

Dec 1 • No Comments

Column: Dama filling special role for basketball team

December 1, 2016

  With four returning starters and three incoming junior college transfers, there was already seemingly high potential for the Eastern men’s...  Read More »

Howse reflects on successful track and field career

November 30, 2016

Although senior Janie Howse will not be competing as a weight thrower in field events this year, she said she will maintain a presence on her team by chee...  Read More »

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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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Column: FOIA filed to keep people accountable, provide information

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

Concerns over transparency in the ongoing vitalization project have been detailed in many an article in The Daily Eastern News. As a student journalist, it is my job to look int...  Read More »

Dec 1 • No Comments

Editorial: Giving Tuesday campaign boosts morale

December 1, 2016

To show thanks to Eastern as a whole, Eastern President David Glassman sent out an email encouraging everyone to get involved in the inaugural...  Read More »

Guest column: Workgroup transparency is a myth

November 28, 2016

Editor’s note: Jack Cruikshank represents students on Vitalization Workgroup #6 (Marketing and University Branding) and speaks for gra...  Read More »


November 17, 2016

Two days ago chalking of “DEPORT,” “BUILD THE WALL,” and “LOVE TRUMP’S WALL,” etc., appeared on sidewalks across campus, edits...  Read More »

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The Verge

‘Doctor Strange’ is one of Marvel’s best

Mace Mackiewicz, Contributing Writer

After a pretty dismal second half of the year for movies, it was nice to finally get something to be excited about in the form of “Doctor Strange.” Most superhero movies...  Read More »

Nov 10 • No Comments

Students take yellow brick road to royalty

October 20, 2016

Review: Starting to smell a lot like autumn

October 20, 2016

Somewhere, sober the rainbow

October 20, 2016

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