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9th Annual Diversity Conference

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter
January 24
Filed under News, Online

Topics such as gender, mental health and the unity across races will be covered in over 20 workshops Friday, Feb. 3 in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The 9th Annual Diversity Conference titled “I Am Because We Are” offers participants the opportunity to attend five workshops ... Read more »

HERC to promote consent through pizza

Mallory Kutnick, Kutnick
January 23
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Students will learn about sexual consent by comparing it to ordering a pizza at a lecture presented by the Health Education Research Center. “Sex is Like Pizza” is the latest implementation of “What is Consent?”, a series of lectures, presentations and activities by the HERC 6 p.m. Tuesday... Read more »

Committee to start reviewing philosophy

Jason Hardimon, Staff reporter
January 23
Filed under News, Online

The Academic Program Elimination/Reorganization Review Committee met with Jon Blitz, president of the EIU-UPI Monday to hear his advice and perspective as the committee moves forward in reviewing four programs. The programs submitted to the committee for review include the bachelor’s in philosophy,... Read more »

Women’s March on Champaign

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor
January 21
Filed under Multimedia

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 rather fortunate viewing

Angelica Cataldo, Managing Editor
January 17
Filed under News, Online

More than 10 years and a canceled movie deal later, young adult author Daniel Handler has adopted the pseudonym Lemony Snicket again to revamp his infamous book series, “A Series of Unfortunate Events.” Only this time, the crew at Netflix took the film adaptation into their own hands, breaking... Read more »

Performances at UB open mic night

Liz Stephens, City Reporter
January 17
Filed under News, Online

The Ode to 2017 an open mic night is an opportunity for students and community members to set the tone for the new year by showing off their talent. The event will kick off at 6 p.m. Wednesday at 7th Street Underground. Cydne Garrett, a senior marketing major, said the University Board wants to... Read more »

Workgroup sets date for town hall meeting

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor
January 16
Filed under News, Online

  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 »

Students give back on MLK Day

Kennedy Nolen, Muticultural Reporter
January 16
Filed under News, Online

  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 »

Students can enter for research awards

Staff Report
January 16
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  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 »

Community remembers and celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

Community remembers and celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

Loren Dickson, Contributing Writer
January 16
Filed under News, Online, Showcase

An array of voices joined together to sing, pray and discuss the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at a vigil Monday. Faculty members, students and community members walked from Thomas to the Grand Ballroom, in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. This was Eastern’s 30th vigil in honor... Read more »

A week in review

January 13
Filed under Multimedia

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

Winter and motivation

January 9
Filed under Multimedia

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