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Graduation times and available tickets set for each college

Staff Report

Graduation will be on Saturday, May 7, and will have separate ceremonies for each department. Commencement will begin at 9 a.m. with the College of Sciences and the Graduate School. Each graduating student will get seven tickets. At noon, the College of Arts and Humanities, the Graduate School...  Read More »

May 1, 2016 • 0 comments

Interest group welcomes members of fraternity

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor

Associate members showed chapters of Alpha Psi Lambda Fraternity Incorporated their interest in founding a chapter on Eastern’s campus at their La Fiesta on Saturday. Alpha Psi Lambda is a Latin American, co-educational Greek lettered organization. The night introduced the aspiring students at...  Read More »

May 1, 2016 • 0 comments

Campus office hours to change for summer

Staff Report

The campus-wide summer office hours will go into effect on May 9 through Aug. 12 and will be using a four-and-a-half-day workweek instead of a 5-day workweek to save energy and about $500,000 in utility costs. Eastern has used the shorter workweek for several years and decided to compress the workweek...  Read More »

May 1, 2016 • 0 comments

Graduate art students feature collections in Tarble

Derek Wunder, Staff Reporter

Master of Arts candidates formed arguments through their artwork at the 2016 Graduate Art Exhibition on Friday. The exhibition, which will run until Sunday at the Tarble Fine Arts Center, is the product of a yearlong studio art program that guided students in creating a body of work to defend,...  Read More »

May 1, 2016 • 0 comments

BOT approves tuition increase, expenditures

May 1, 2016

Eastern’s Board of Trustees gave its approval on a 1.5 percent tuition increase, a renewed PBS membership for WEIU TV and various other purchases Friday during its final meeting...  Read More »

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Sports

Linebacker picked in the 6th round of NFL draft by Patriots

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

The New England Patriots selected senior linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill with the 33rd pick of the sixth round in the NFL Draft. He was the...  Read More »

May 1, 2016 • 0 comments

Eastern athletics brought in a consultant as a result of budget cuts

May 1, 2016

The Eastern athletic department brought in a consultant to do an evaluation of Eastern athletics at the beginning of the spring semester. “She did...  Read More »

Track and field compete at Drake Relays

May 1, 2016

The men’s 4x100-meter really team had the highest finish among Panther competitors over the weekend at the Drake Relays. The relay team included junior...  Read More »

Baseball has potential to be a better team

April 28, 2016

The Eastern baseball team has struggled to improve off of last years’ 13-36 overall record, but so many games this season could have gone their way. The...  Read More »

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Multimedia

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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Opinions

Baseball has potential to be a better team

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

The Eastern baseball team has struggled to improve off of last years’ 13-36 overall record, but so many games this season could have gone their way. The Panthers have lost 15 games...  Read More »

April 28, 2016 • 0 comments

Editorial: Appreciate, help take care of the Earth

April 22, 2016

Earth Day is today, and it is important for everybody to take an interest in it. At The Daily Eastern News, we encourage everyone in the...  Read More »

Column: Don’t let fear hold you back

April 22, 2016

They always say “never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game,” and boy are they right. It also goes for the...  Read More »

Column: Sean Says: Try to stay focused at the library

April 22, 2016

So lemme tell you this. This is the worst time of the year for everyone. We’re all doing our final projects, writing final papers,...  Read More »

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The Verge

“GORE” not what to expect 

Abbey Whittington, Entertainment Editor

When I first heard my favorite band would be coming out with their new album, “GORE,” I was enthralled. I was so excited and ready for a new melodic collection of al...  Read More »

April 28, 2016 • 0 comments

Mobile food pantry rolling in for final service day

April 28, 2016

Cochren & Company to perform ‘backwoods Motown’

April 21, 2016

ROTC to celebrate 100 years of Cadet Command

April 21, 2016

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