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Crowley’s visit to Eastern kicks off Provost interviews

Crowley’s visit to Eastern kicks off Provost interviews

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

Timothy Crowley, currently the assistant provost of Fort Hays State University in Kansas, will be the first of four candidates interviewing to be Eastern’s next provost. The new provost would replace Provost Blair Lord, who is retiring this summer. An open session for students to meet Crowley...

March 23No Comments

Student Senate discusses executive elections

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

The Student Senate focused on upcoming elections for executive positions during student government’s meeting Wednesday. Candidates running for student body president are Luke Young, Felicia Wagner and Jonathan Williams. Derek Pierce and Juan Neveraz are running for executive vice president. Both...

March 23No Comments

‘Prowlin’ with the Pets’ to be held Thursday

Staff Report

  Students can bring their four-legged friends to mingle with Eastern President David Glassman at “Prowlin’ with the Pets.” Sponsored by student government, it is scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday in the Library Quad. The event will feature food and giveaways as well.   The New...

March 22No Comments

Broken shoulder turns into broken record

Broken shoulder turns into broken record

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor

Sunday Oct. 16, 2016 in the early hours of the morning, junior Steve Fishman was longboarding with a friend down on a street in the outskirts of Charleston. Fishman was rolling down a steep hill when his longboard started to shake and wobble and then it flew out underneath him causing Fishman to roll on...

March 22No Comments

Diva Drag Show to feature “Decades of Drag” theme

March 22

This year’s Diva Drag Show will feature veteran kings and queens as well as some up-and-coming talents ready to give it their all. The show’s theme is “Decades of Drag.”...

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Sports

Panthers struggle in Edwardsville

Parker Valentine, Women's Tennis Reporter

The Panthers were defeated by Southern Illinois-Edwardsville by a score of 6-1. The loss gives them a record of 9-5 on the year, with a con...

March 22No Comments

Transfer builds trust with teammates

March 22

Junior transfer Hunter Beetley knows the importance of a trusting relationship with his teammates, especially as their first baseman.  “I started playi...

Women’s golf places 14th at Morehead State Classic

March 21

  The Eastern women’s golf team kicked of their spring season with a 14th place finish at the Morehead State University Spring Citrus Classic...

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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

Ben Affleck’s gangster flick fails to deliver

February 2

‘Doctor Strange’ is one of Marvel’s best

November 10

Students take yellow brick road to royalty

October 20

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