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Coleman Hall becomes Halloween Hall

Coleman Hall becomes Halloween Hall

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter
October 25
Filed under News, Online

English Club haunted the third floor of Coleman Hall Tuesday night in anticipation for Halloween. About 100 people showed up to Coleman Hall for movies, Monster Mad Libs, Halloween bingo, Halloween crafts, trick-or-treat snacks and tarot card readings. The movies shown were Mel Brooks’ “Young...

Athletic Workgroup discusses data

Cassie Buchman, News Editor
October 25
Filed under News, Online

Workgroup no. 4, focusing on intercollegiate athletics, spoke with Jim Davis, the faculty athletics representative for Eastern, about data they could use when researching athletics for the vitalization project. Davis brought up exit interview data conducted with graduating athletes. Exit interviews...

Workgroup no. 7 reviews recommendations

Cassie Buchman, News Editor
October 25
Filed under News, Online

Workgroup no.7 handed in notecards stating their recommendations for the future of academic programs on campus at their meeting Tuesday. On each notecard, the members took every program and assigned it a one, recommending it continue with increased resources; a two, recommending the program needs...

Students prepare for World Series

Marisa Foglia, Pop Culture Reporter
October 25
Filed under News, Online

The 2016 Major League Baseball World Series started Tuesday and students are ready to watch a historical game between the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians. Both teams have gone the longest without winning a World Series in Major League Baseball history. This game will change everything for...

Applications for Student Senate to be available next week

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter
October 25
Filed under News, Online

Applications to be on the Student Senate will be available starting Wednesday, Oct.26. and will be due on Wednesday Nov. 16. The Student Senate will discuss these applications and the “It’s On Us” Campaign at its meeting 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Arcola/Tuscola room. The senate did not meet...

Pep rally encourages students to “yell like hell”

Pep rally encourages students to “yell like hell”

Cassie Buchman, News Editor
October 23
Filed under Homecoming, News, Online

Both Greek and registered student organizations showed that there is “No Place Like EIU” at this year’s Yell Like Hell pep rally. Teams cheered and danced using their own routines with their groups to win. In first place for the Greek Division were Alpha Phi and Sigma Chi. Sigma Nu and...

Stroll-Off brings school together

Janet Pernell, Multicultural Reporter
October 23
Filed under Homecoming, News, Online

Audience members cheered for each of the National Pan-Hellenic Council organizations as they hopped, jumped, shimmied and stepped to songs such as “Wat U Mean” by Dae Dae and “For Free” by DJ Khaled at Saturday’s Stroll-Off. Alpha Phi Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi, Omega Psi Phi, Phi Beta Sigma,...

Marketing group looking for personality of Eastern

Abbey Whittington, Associate News Editor
October 16
Filed under News, Online

Workgroup no. 6, focused on university marketing and branding, discussed raising awareness to prospective students, creating a marketing "toolbox" for each department, establishing a brand for Eastern and structuralizing issues. Richard Flight, the chairman of the workgroup and marketing professor,...

Council on academic affairs reviews CDS department

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter
October 16
Filed under News, Online

The Council on Academic Affairs heard a progress report from the department of communication disorders and sciences last Thursday. The report covered their enrollment numbers, departmental learning goals and the confidence of students in their skills when they graduate. Angela Anthony, department...

Intercollegiate athletics workgroup review data

Cassie Buchman, News Editor
October 16
Filed under News, Online

Paul McCann, the interim vice president for business affairs, came to explain data to Workgroup no. 4, which focuses on intercollegiate athletics. Every year, the NCAA requires the university to do two reports: one internal report the accountant does due Dec. 15 and an annual audit of that information. When...

Student senate to gather opinion on priority of higher education

AJ Fournier, Contributing Writer
October 12
Filed under News, Online

Student leaders on campus are being looked at by the Young Invincibles, an organization that is from Chicago, to write op-eds or news reports on if they think higher education is a priority to their state and nationally. The point of it is to get student opinions out on higher education and if college...

Athletic workgroup talks efficiencies

Cassie Buchman, News Editor
October 12
Filed under News, Online

Workgroup No. 4, focusing on intercollegiate athletics, discussed research to be done and how to create efficiencies at their meeting Wednesday. Eastern President David Glassman charged the workgroup with identifying these efficiencies, assessing the viability and sustainability of athletic programs,...

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