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Proposal that would combine Gateway, Academic Advising services being considered

Staff Report

A proposal to combine some of the advising services provided by the Academic Advising Center on Ninth Street Hall and the Gateway Program is currently being evaluated at Eastern. Mona Davenport, director of Minority Affairs, said these organizational changes are still in the infancy stage. Even if th...

March 24No Comments

Dollars fly at Diva Drag Show

Austin VanPelt, Contributing Writer

Jumping off the stage into the splits, “The Big Booty Judy” Ceduxion Carrington showed off her 19 years of experience in the drag business, hosting the Eastern Diva Drag show for 11 years. The show had everyone in the Grand Ballroom on their feet Thursday night, starting with the four winners...

March 24No Comments

Couture to hit runway Friday night

Angelica Cataldo, Managing Editor

  The Couture Models of EIU will put on a fashion show 8 p.m. Friday in the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King, Jr. University Union. The doors open at 7 p.m., and tickets are $5; however, the first 25 people will receive $2 off their admission price. This will be the first year...

March 23No Comments

Choral ensembles to perform ‘Songs of Love’

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter

  Love will be in the air as Eastern’s Choral Ensembles presents its spring concert “Songs of Love” this Sunday at 4 p.m. in the Dvorak Concert Hall in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Graduate conductor Clinton Johnson will be conducting the traditional song “Frog Went A-Courtin’”...

March 23No Comments

CAA approves HR minor, extends online business BA

March 23

  The Council on Academic Affairs approved a minor in human resource management at its meeting Wednesday. Melody Wollan, associate chair of the School of Business, said...

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Sports

Toenyes’ home run lifts Panthers to 3-1 win in game two

Sean Hastings and JJ Bullock, Softball Reporters

Eastern senior Amber Toenyes delivered what would be a game-deciding three-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning in the Panthers' 3-1...

March 24No Comments

Belmont scores 2 in 7th to beat Panthers in game one

March 24

Eastern took a one-run lead into the seventh inning, but Belmont came back to take the lead and win the game 4-3. Belmont scored in the sixth to cut it...

Eastern to face Murray State in home opener

March 23

  A change of scenery is always nice but the Eastern baseball team should be most glad to be home. The Panthers have closed out a 19-game road...

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Multimedia

Traditions influence meditative melodies

In a calm and relaxing atmosphere, people gathered around Ahl-e Qulub, a Persian meditation music group, Tuesday night to listen, enjoy and self-meditate...

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Opinions

Column: Hard season for relationships, fish

Abby Carlin, Copy Editor

Fall snuggles and late night bonfire season has passed, Christmas lights and holiday movie marathons have come and gone, New Years kisses have dissipated and Valentine’s flowers rotting...

February 27No Comments

Guest Column: Testing Services Center should be restored

February 24

We are treating our learning-disabled students poorly, and we need to get our act together. We have shut down the Testing Services Center...

Column: Silencing media comes with consequences

February 9

Picture yourself waking up on a late summer’s morning. You drag yourself out of bed to get ready for the day that awaits you. Breakfast has ...

Open Letter: Africana studies, philosophy essential to university mission

February 2

A preview of this letter appeared in our print edition on Feb. 2nd, 2017. Dear President Glassman: We, the undersigned members of the W...

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The Verge

COLUMN: The Music of the Matrix: What is Electronic Music?

Courtland Walters, Contributing Writer

  Have you ever heard of “The Matrix?” That’s right, the movie about living inside a virtual world. Much like the movie, there is a whole world of virtually...

March 22No Comments

Review: Irish folk group Dervish delights

March 9

Ben Affleck’s gangster flick fails to deliver

February 2

‘Doctor Strange’ is one of Marvel’s best

November 10

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