The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

Show your love without breaking bank

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief
February 13
Filed under News, Online

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... Read more »

Panel to highlight budget impasse

Mallory Kutnick, Campus Reporter
January 31
Filed under News, Online

EDIT: A previous edition of this article cited a claim from a Center for Tax and Budget Accountability website with a misleading statistic about Monetary Award Program grants for 2016, saying that they were cut by 53.5% in FY16. The article should have said that while MAP grants were technically only... Read more »

Academic Program Elimination/Reorganization review committee moves forward

Jason Hardimon, Staff Reporter
January 31
Filed under News

The Academic Program Elimination/Reorganization Review Committee officially decided to turn its attention to a review of the philosophy department during a meeting Monday. Richard Jones, chair of the Academic Program Elimination/Reorganization Review Committee, proposed that the committee do this... Read more »

Committee turns full attention to philosophy

Jason Hardimon, Staff Reporter
January 31
Filed under News

  The Academic Program Elimination/Reorganization Review Committee officially decided to turn its attention to a review of the philosophy department during a meeting Monday. Richard Jones, chair of the Academic Program Elimination/Reorganization Review Committee, proposed that the committee... 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 »

Students to call lawmakers for MAP funding

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter
November 15
Filed under News

  Students will call their hometown lawmakers Wednesday to tell them about the need for the Monetary Award Program grant funding. The “Call Your Legislator” event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Laptops will be rented from the Gregg Technology... Read more »

Representative candidates talk district issues

Cassie Buchman, News Editor
November 3
Filed under News

With the elections coming up and a state set in a gridlock, both candidates running for representative of the 110th district talked about their plans to rectify the state’s instability and lessen its effect on their district. Incumbent Rep. Reggie Phillips (R-Charleston) is up against Dennis Malak... Read more »

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... Read more »

President Glassman assures Eastern won’t close in spring

Staff Brief
November 4
Filed under News

Eastern president David Glassman emailed students and faculty Wednesday morning after what he says is a “rumor” re-surfaced regarding the statement he made during a state budget hearing, implying a potential university shutdown in the spring semester. A Chicago Tribune article ran the statement,... Read more »

Jim Edgar talks about budget impasse

Jim Edgar talks about budget impasse

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor
October 22
Filed under News, Showcase

Not having a budget passed for Illinois is a pressing issue for many who live in the state. Someone who has been vocal about his concerns is former Illinois Gov. Jim Edgar, who recently came to Eastern for the Edgar Speaker Series. “There’s a lot of things that are not being funded, prime example... Read more »

Eastern to be open spring semester

Staff Report
October 12
Filed under News

President David Glassman sent out an email Monday afternoon saying the Spring semester will begin as usual. The email was sent in response to student concerns questioning if the campus would open the following semester. Spring Registration started on Monday. “There is no doubt we will be able... Read more »

Student Senate discusses budget issues

Analicia Haynes, Staff Reporter
September 16
Filed under News

Eastern’s budget issues were brought up at Wednesday’s Student Senate meeting. Reaching the end of its fiscal year, the state of Illinois has yet to decide on a stable budget to accommodate the state’s needs. Daniel Nadler, vice president for student affairs said because of the state of the... Read more »

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