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Summer camps keep Eastern busy

Summer camps keep Eastern busy

AJ Fournier, Reporter
May 26, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The housing and dining services and camps and conferences services at Eastern will endure busy summer months as a result of the many summer camps. From the first week of June through the first week of August, Eastern will host and house different camps for both high school and middle school students. Matt...

Conference assistants represent Eastern, help campers

Conference assistants represent Eastern, help campers

Brandon Winner, Managing Editor
May 26, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Each semester at Eastern begins with students filing back into the residence halls. They embrace the college life and are first greeted by their resident assistant. Resident assistants are community facilitators, referral agents and administrators for the campus residence halls during the school year. However,...

6-year-old girl injured in car accident on Lerna Road

6-year-old girl injured in car accident on Lerna Road

Staff Report
May 24, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

A 6-year-old Mattoon girl is being treated at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana Wednesday for injuries she received after a two-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon. Captain Brian Huston, from the Coles County Sheriff’s Office, identified the girl as Lillian Schuler. Schuler was a passenger in...

Girls’ track and field brings in new recruits

Girls’ track and field brings in new recruits

Camelia Nicholson, Sports Editor
May 22, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Eastern’s cross country and track and field coaches got a preview of their incoming runners at the girls’ state final this past weekend. Seniors Chelsea Paulek, Kate Bushue, Shelby Siltman and Margaret McPherson all committed to running for Eastern before qualifying for the state competition. Whil...

Video: What Do EI ‘U’ Think?

Video: What Do EI ‘U’ Think?

May 17, 2017
Filed under Multimedia, Showcase

This is the first video in a series of videos. The theme behind the videos revolves around asking the campus community different questions that relate to the News' coverage.

For the love of French: Schroth helps boost enrollment in program

For the love of French: Schroth helps boost enrollment in program

Mary Ellen Greenburg, Staff Reporter
May 16, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

In his first semester, French professor Ryan Schroth went from being able to count the number of his students in his 1102 class on one hand, to having nearly a full class. Several French classes have increased the amount of student enrollment this past year from single to double digits as a result...

2 students fight summer blues in Charleston

2 students fight summer blues in Charleston

Chaela Krueger, Reporter
May 16, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Charleston in the summer is not quite the ghost town some people might expect. During the summer, students can find a number of events and activities such as community concerts or farmer’s markets to keep them occupied. At first, Ashley Parola, a  junior biological sciences major, was not thrilled...

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