News

Administration to implement enrollment strategies

Debby Hernandez, Administration Editor

Eastern administrators are looking into initiatives to help increase university enrollment numbers for next fall. Among several ideas to increase enrollment, President Bill Perry said program growth will be used to help...  Read More »

September 15, 2014 • 0 comments

Doudna avoids low enrollment effects

Samantha Middendorf, Entertainment Editor

The Doudna Fine Arts Center has not experienced a significant decrease in ticket sales for its 2014-2015 performance season despite an enrollment decrease. Dan Crews, director of patron services at Doudna, said despite...  Read More »

September 15, 2014 • 0 comments

Chinese acrobats return for Family Weekend

Chinese acrobats return for Family Weekend

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor

The Chinese acrobats will be flipping, jumping and somersaulting through the air at 8 p.m. Friday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union as part of Eastern’s annual Family Weekend. Darius...  Read More »

September 15, 2014 • 0 comments

Pride gets office space, starts focus groups

Pride gets office space, starts focus groups

Katie Smith, Online Editor

Eastern’s Pride organization was granted office space in the multicultural building during the last school year, and with it the opportunity to utilize new ideas the group plans to execute this semester. The lesbian,...  Read More »

September 15, 2014 • 0 comments

Civil Rights and Diversity director search yet to start

September 15, 2014

The Office of Civil Rights and Diversity pushes through their work load despite the departure of Cynthia Nichols, the former Civil Rights and Diversity director. Robert Miller,...  Read More »

City council proclaim fire prevention week

September 15, 2014

Charleston City Council plans to proclaim Fire Prevention Week from Oct. 5 until Oct. 11. The council will meet to review the proclamation at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the council...  Read More »

Eastern falls short to Western Michigan

September 14, 2014

The Eastern men’s soccer team dropped a close one at Western Michigan Sunday to fall to 2-3 on the season. The Panthers lost 2-1 to the Broncos. Western Michigan began the...  Read More »

Faculty members to study data from focus groups

September 14, 2014

Student-run focus groups within the Making Excellence Inclusive forum are searching for a company to transcribe data from studies about diversity and inclusion on campus. Once...  Read More »

Newman Catholic Center to host annual Oktoberfest

September 14, 2014

Community members will be able to participate in several games with live music filling the air of the Newman Catholic Center grounds for their fourth annual St. Hedwig’s Oktoberfest...  Read More »

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Sports

Cross country teams run at Bradley Intercollegiate

Dominic Renzetti, Assistant Sports Editor

The Eastern men’s and women’s cross country teams competed at the Bradley Intercollegiate on Friday with Eastern recording finishes in the top-five for each race. Freshman...  Read More »

September 15, 2014 • 0 comments

Panthers tie for the first time in two years

September 15, 2014

For the first time all season, and the first time in quite a while, the Eastern women’s soccer team finished its only match...  Read More »

Golf team takes fifth at Western Illinois Invitational

September 15, 2014

The Eastern women’s golf team finished in last place at the five-team Western Illinois Invitational over the weekend. The...  Read More »

Tennis team begins fall season with success

September 15, 2014

The Eastern women’s tennis team started its fall season winning the No. 1 doubles title at the SIU Edwardsville Invitational...  Read More »

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Opinions

Staff Editorial: Visibility, publicity key to fighting enrollment woes

Eastern’s student body continues to hemorrhage as enrollment plummets year after year — with the latest census boasting a nearly 900...  Read More »

Column: Eastern: No. 4 in rankings, No. 1 in my heart

Last week, I wrote (half-jokingly and half-seriously) about lists of party college rankings and their irrelevance.  ...  Read More »

Staff Editorial: Time is running out to get active in politics

Of all the problems with the Illinois political system, all the corrupt officials and budgetary woes, few are as concerning...  Read More »

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The Verge

Friends end Midwest summer tour at JAC

Friends end Midwest summer tour at JAC

Megan Ivey, Verge Editor

Facing Winter vocalist Justin Birchard and solo artist Chris Darby will make Jackson Avenue Coffee their finish-line performance of their summer tour 7 p.m. Saturday. Birchard...  Read More »

September 5, 2014 • 0 comments

Small Time Napoleon to debut Doudna season

September 5, 2014

‘Captain America’: Marvel’s most complex film to date

September 5, 2014

Chicago Improv heads to Charleston

September 5, 2014

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Multimedia

Coordinator brings defensive roots

Kane Wommack and his wife Melissa were driving their recently born baby boy home from the hospital when Kim Dameron called to give the Ole Miss graduate...  Read More »

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