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Workgroup sets date for town hall meeting

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor

  Workgroup no. 8, Academic Visioning I, established a town hall meeting to collect feedback and discussed several micro-degree proposals at its meeting Friday. With the deadline to submit the final report still months away, Workgroup Chair Jeff Stowell, a psychology professor, said the group...  Read More »

Jan 16 • No Comments

Students give back on MLK Day

Kennedy Nolen, Muticultural Reporter

  Nearly 200 students spent their day off from classes volunteering their time Monday during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Crystal Brown, assistant director of the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism, said this year the students made flower pots and planted seeds for seniors...  Read More »

Jan 16 • No Comments

Students can enter for research awards

Staff Report

  Eastern students who have used the Booth Library for research are eligible to enter the library’s Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity” program. A potential $300 in cash prizes could be awarded if campus finances allow, along with certificates of recognition. According...  Read More »

Jan 16 • No Comments

Eastern Climatologist shares his views on severe weather conditions

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor

A severe winter storm will hit Coles County and 18 other surrounding counties over the weekend, leaving the roads covered with ice. According to the National Weather Service, the winter storm watch is in effect late Friday through Sunday morning. Eastern’s Climatologist Cameron Craig said the reason for the incons...  Read More »

Jan 13 • No Comments

Ice storm expected Friday

January 12, 2017

The Illinois Department of Transportation sent out a weather alert Thursday warning central and southern Illinois about an ice storm forecasted to start Friday and continue through...  Read More »

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Sports

Track and field performs well at Illini Classic

Alex Hartman, Track Reporter

  With a month gap in between meets, Eastern’s men and women of indoor track competed over the long weekend at the University...  Read More »

Jan 16 • No Comments

Looking forward for men and women’s swimming

January 16, 2017

  Friday’s swim meet against Saint Louis was cancelled due to travel concerns with the weather. The Panthers will return to action on Jan 20th...  Read More »

Austin Peay hands women fourth straight loss

January 16, 2017

  A great start to the game was quickly forgotten in the second half of the Eastern women’s basketball game against Austin Peay on Saturday. The...  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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