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Faculty Senate continues Douglas Hall discussion

Chrissy Miller, News Editor

The Faculty Senate continued the discussion regarding renaming Douglas Hall and decided to take a vote at its next meeting. Faculty Senate member Todd Bruns proposed voting in the next meeting on sending it to a naming committee, continuing the discussion on campus climate and making sure Eastern...

September 19, 2017No Comments

Representatives from China to visit Eastern

Staff Report

Municipal representatives from Shanghai, China will participate in a public forum at Eastern during their visit to Charleston. The public forum is set for 9:45 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday in the Charleston-Mattoon Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. It will include a Q&A session....

September 19, 2017No Comments

Peace Meals partnership helps struggling senior citizens

AJ Fournier, Campus Reporter

Students have the opportunity to give back and help feed senior citizens through the partnership program Eastern has with Peace Meals. Beth Gillespie, interim director of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism, said, “It is an organization that helps support the seniors in our community and provide meals...

September 19, 2017No Comments

Theater raises awareness for Alzheimer’s

Brooke Schwartz, Contributing Writer

A night of movie trivia, costume contests and prizes with the goal of raising money for Alzheimer’s Disease awareness will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Green Mill Village Theater in Arcola. The cost of attendance is $10, with all proceeds going to The Walk To End Alzheimer’s. Cassie Yoder,...

September 19, 2017No Comments

Masked Men delete Twitter account

September 19, 2017

The twitter account reportedly made by three individuals wearing horror-movie-inspired masks and allegedly wielding knives on campus this weekend has been taken down. The mask-wearing...

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Sports

Huerta stepping up for men’s soccer

Huerta stepping up for men’s soccer

Vince Lovergine, Men's Soccer Reporter

Entering his sophomore season at Eastern, midfielder Johnny Huerta and his team have done well so far this year, except at providing some...

September 19, 2017No Comments

Men’s soccer team returning home to play Wright State

September 18, 2017

  The Eastern men’s soccer team heads back to Lakeside Field for the next couple games, where Eastern has played well so far this season. The...

September 18, 2017

  During Sunday’s 3-0 loss against Southern Illinois Edwardsville, the Eastern women’s soccer team allowed two goals within the final 20 minutes. What...

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Not all athletes are mindless jocks

Dillian Schorfheide, Sports Reporter

Say what you want about people who play sports, we are not just sweaty people who think about tackling a running back or shooting a three-pointer. Some may say those who play sports...

September 18, 2017No Comments

More to greek life than meets the eye

September 18, 2017

A new semester means more than new notebooks, pencils and class schedules. It also means new Greek Life members are walking around campus...

Family weekend from a townie’s perspective

September 17, 2017

Every time Family Weekend rolls around, it is just another weekend for me. A normal weekend for me consists of working about twenty hours...

Be willing to listen

September 17, 2017

In today’s world, we often hear stories of suicide and teenage depression on the news, TV shows, books, etc. For some of us, we never...

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