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Vitalization project nominations recieved; individuals on taskforces to be notified

Staff Report

Individuals selected to serve on a workgroup subcommittee for the vitalization project will be notified later today, Eastern President David Glassman said in an email addressed to the campus community. Over 218 nominations consisting of faculty, staff and students to be on this task force were received by...  Read More »

September 27, 2016 • 0 comments

Competition begins as residence halls face-off for ROC Fest

Staff Report

The Residence Hall Association kicked off the week of activities for Residents On Campus Fest with two activities Monday night. The Panther Babies scavenger hunt started Monday night and will continue through Thursday night, and the RHA also hosted their trivia night in the McAfee Gym. There are...  Read More »

September 27, 2016 • 0 comments

Faculty Senate discusses potential nominees for vitalization project

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

Editor's Note: In the Sept. 21 issue of The Daily Eastern News the article covering the Sept. 13 Faculty Senate meeting was accidentally re-run in place of the Sept. 20 meeting article. This article from the Sept. 20 meeting is being put online to rectify this mistake. The News regrets the error. ...  Read More »

September 26, 2016 • 0 comments

Performers show off talents at festival

Cassie Buchman and Olivia Swenson-Hultz, News Editor and Assistant Photo Editor

Musicians, a juggler, and even a few celebrities, courtesy of an impersonator, made an appearance at this year’s Family Weekend. Along with Family Funfest activities such as arcades and a screening of “Finding Dory,” entertainers could be found all over the Martin Luther King Jr. University...  Read More »

September 25, 2016 • 0 comments

Families create blankets for community

September 25, 2016

On the table or on the floor, families were busy at work building blankets from colorful squares of fleece during Family Weekend. The Fleece Blanket Service Project was one...  Read More »

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Sports

Football: A look around the OVC

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

After a three-week preseason, the Eastern football time started off conference play with a 56-35 win. Tennessee-Martin and Southeast Missouri...  Read More »

September 26, 2016 • 0 comments

Volleyball team hits road for I-70 rivalry

September 26, 2016

  With three straight losses looming in the air, the Eastern volleyball team turns to a local rivalry for a chance at turning this season around. The Panthers hit the road Tuesday night for a ...  Read More »

Men’s soccer to honor seniors against Valparaiso

September 26, 2016

The men’s soccer team returns to Lakeside Field for senior day to honor the five seniors on the team. The five seniors that will be honored on Tuesday’s...  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

Column: Eliminate hurtful slurs

Sierra Falk, Staff Reporter

This past Saturday, I attended the Special Olympics Family Festival located in Mattoon. The Family Festival is essentially an event where several different games, crafts and activities...  Read More »

September 19, 2016 • 0 comments

Editorial: Keep hazing out of student life

September 19, 2016

With the school year in full swing and new members joining clubs, Greek organizations and RSOs, the season for hazing is upon us. Hazing...  Read More »

Column: Respect the choice to go Greek

September 19, 2016

Let me begin this column by stating that I am not involved with Greek life, nor do I plan on becoming involved in the future. That being...  Read More »

Column: Students should vote this year

September 16, 2016

The 2016 Presidential Election is just a few months away, and that raises the ultimate question. Who should I vote for? Well, I am...  Read More »

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The Verge

Family Weekend can still be fun without family

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

The campus has been abuzz lately. Like the coming of any big weekend, organizations and individuals are getting ready for the fanfare of Family Weekend. The Verge is chock-full...  Read More »

September 22, 2016 • 0 comments

Review: ‘Finding Dory,’ Family Weekend screening

September 22, 2016

Weekly Trend Section: Musicians take over fashion

September 22, 2016

Families to frolic at Lincoln Log Cabin this weekend

September 22, 2016

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