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Langston Hughes Poetry Slam

February 16, 2017
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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, 2017
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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.

40 years later, alum returns to Doudna stage

40 years later, alum returns to Doudna stage

Liz Stephens, City Reporter
February 14, 2017
Filed under News, Online, Showcase

An Eastern alumnus has come to campus for the first time since graduating to participate in the modern play “Seminar.” Gary Ambler is now a resident of Urbana area and commutes to Charleston for the rehearsals of “Seminar.” It will debut March 1 through March 5 at the Black Box Theatre in...

Poetry slam to honor Langston Hughes

February 14, 2017
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In honor of African-American Heritage Month, Omega Psi Phi fraternity is hosting a Langston Hughes poetry slam. It will take place at 7:11 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15 in the Lumpkin Hall Auditorium, Room 2030. Poetry slams are competitions in which poets read original works, and their performances...

Discussion to focus on Douglass

Discussion to focus on Douglass

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter
February 14, 2017
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Social reformer and orator Frederick Douglass will be the subject of the second installment of the “Great Books, Bigger Questions” literary discussions at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the first floor room of the Pine Honors College. The discussion will center on his reception speech at Finsbury Chapel...

Vitalization referendum sent out

February 14, 2017
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Faculty were emailed a referendum Monday asking them to vote on whether or not they have confidence in the process and outcomes of vitalization project Workgroup no.7. The Faculty Senate sent out the referendum, which asks faculty to answer yes or no the statement, “I have confidence in the process...

Show your love without breaking bank

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief
February 14, 2017
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Here are three gifts that anyone can recreate without spending more than $10 for Valentine’s Day. All the person needs is creativity, time and energy. Cheers to love This do-it-yourself project requires a wine glass and decorating supplies like stickers, permanent markers, paint and glitter. All...

Committee report, receive philosophy information

Jason Hardimon, Staff Reporter
February 14, 2017
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The Academic Program Elimination/Reorganization Review Committee met Monday to discuss a tentative outline for its report as well as new information provided to the committee from the philosophy department. The outline included sections concerning program costs and enrollment history; contributions...

FreedomWINds at band concert

Staff Report
February 14, 2017
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FreedomWinds, the United States Air Force Band of Mid-America, will perform at a concert 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. The group, which performs jazz and ragtime songs along with music from Broadway and Hollywood, will perform in the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. FreedomWinds consists...

Students march in solidarity with marginalized community

February 10, 2017
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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, 2017
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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/  

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