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News

CUPB talks balanced budget, lobbying efforts

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

CUPB members focused on lobbying efforts, initiatives to increase enrollment and increase revenue during their meeting Friday afternoon. Eastern David Glassman shared his experience lobbying in Springfield last week and how the Senate has passed a bill to the House of Representatives that could secure...  Read More »

Jan 20 • No Comments

Committee discusses charge, meets for first time

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

The Academic Program Elimination/Reorganization Review Committee met for the first time to discuss their charge and role going forward Friday. Friday, Jan.20 was when the group was supposed to receive information on the programs being considered for elimination or reorganization. At 1 p.m., when it...  Read More »

Jan 20 • No Comments

Master’s in special education program no longer considered for elimination, consolidation

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor

The Master’s in Special Education is off the list for deletion or consolidation as of this morning. Kathlene Shank, the department chair of special education, said she met with Provost Blair Lord, this morning and discussed the online program that has been in the making for the masters program since...  Read More »

Jan 20 • No Comments

CAA discusses vitalization role

Chrissy Miller, Administrative Reporter

  The Council on Academic Affairs discussed their role in the vitalization project and revised the public relations minor at their meeting Thursday. As brought up by philosophy professor Gary Aylesworth in last week’s CAA meeting, according to Article 7 of the CAA’s bylaws, it is the CAA’s...  Read More »

Jan 19 • No Comments

March to unite women, fight for rights

January 19, 2017

  Women from across the nation will come together to send a message to President-elect Donald Trump and his administration during the Women’s March on Washington Saturday. The...  Read More »

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Sports

Eastern fails to reach foul-line enough in loss

Maher Kawash, Men's Basketball Reporter

  After scoring over 80 points in its last game the Eastern men’s basketball team was held to 71 against Tennessee-Martin and...  Read More »

Jan 19 • No Comments

Men’s tennis season set to begin

January 19, 2017

  A young Eastern men’s tennis team will look to improve upon what head coach Samuel Kercheval called a “pretty good fall [season]” and have...  Read More »

Women looking to carry momentum on the road

January 19, 2017

  The Eastern women’s basketball team will have to carry over the momentum from the win over Tennessee-Martin on Saturday when they travel to...  Read More »

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Multimedia

A week in review

The video covers the news and sports highlights for the week of January 9, 2017 through January 13, 2017.

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Opinions

Sean Says: Be careful around crockpots

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

A crockpot can make some great food, but if you do not act properly around it, it can do some damage and my friend Kyle learned that the hard and hot way Wednesday night and my friends...  Read More »

Jan 13 • No Comments

Column: Superstitions are better left anachronisms

January 13, 2017

No other day of the year brings out the superstitious among us more than Friday the 13th. It can seem like the one day that people actually...  Read More »

Editorial: Luck’s power comes from belief

January 13, 2017

Everyone has a routine or a habit that they repeat in hopes they get the outcome they want. Whether this is the recipe for insanity or a...  Read More »

Column: The grass is not Greenery on the other side

January 12, 2017

What do you think of when you think of the color green? Nature? Peace? Money? In December, the Pantone Color Institute, a color company...  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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