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Traditions influence meditative melodies

Traditions influence meditative melodies

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter
March 1
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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 to the melodies ringing throughout the University Ballroom. Ahl-e Qulub member and senior English major Alex Hill told the audience the purpose...

French, German clubs celebrate Mardi Gras

French, German clubs celebrate Mardi Gras

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter
March 1
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Students adorned with masks and beads filled room 1170 of Coleman Hall, and purple, gold and green streamers covered the hallway’s ceiling in celebration of Mardi Gras and Karneval. The first Mardi Gras festivities in North America took place March 3, 1699 in present-day New Orleans, Louisiana....

5 things you should know; yoga edition

February 22
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This video marks the first in a series that explain five things college students should know about any topic that will help them with everyday life.

‘Rush of Fun’ gets students ready for Kesha

February 21
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The video explains the purpose of "Rush of Fun" which was put on by the University Board on Tuesday in the Bridge Lounge of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

Langston Hughes Poetry Slam

February 16
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This video is about the poetry slam that took place Wednesday night in Lumpkin Hall. Check out the story here >>> http://www.dailyeasternnews.com/2017/02/15/students-share-poetry-inspired-by-langston-hughes/

The Panther Shuttle Bus

February 16
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Here are a few things you should know about the Panther Shuttle Bus as told by Dan Icenogle, one of the two morning drivers.

Students march in solidarity with marginalized community

February 10
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Students, faculty and community members gathered in front of the Doudna Steps Thursday and marched to Old Main to show solidarity with students who feel marginalized by President Donald Trump's executive orders. Check out the full story here >>> http://www.dailyeasternnews.com/2017/02/09/rally-shows-support-for-marginalized-communities/

Statehouse rally in Springfield

February 10
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On February 8, supporters for higher education made their way to Springfield for a rally asking legislators to fund their schools. Here's a link to the full story >>>http://www.dailyeasternnews.com/2017/02/08/higher-education-supporters-hold-rally-at-springfield/  

Women’s March on Champaign

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor
January 21
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This is just a glimpse of the Women's March on Champaign on Saturday, January 21 at West Side Park. There were over 5,000 people in attendance.

A week in review

January 13
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The video covers the news and sports highlights for the week of January 9, 2017 through January 13, 2017.

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