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Students experience 100 percent totality

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-Chief

Shirley Mensah, a junior geology major, is only 20, but she has already been to two eclipses on two different continents. Back home in Ghana, she was able to see an eclipse in 2006 and on Monday, she was one of eight students who took a trip down to Chester to experience 100 percent totality. “It’s...

August 21, 2017No Comments

Booth Library offers tours

Staff Report

The Booth Library will be having tours of its facilities at 10 a.m., 1 and 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays until Sept. 14. Tours will begin at the reference desk located on the north end of the library and last approximately 20 minutes each. According to a press release, there is no mandatory...

August 21, 2017No Comments

Multicultural RSOs to welcome students

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

  Multicultural organizations will welcome students back to campus and introduce them to their culture at the minority faculty, staff and student reception. The reception will be from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Ballroom, and there will be ice cream,...

August 21, 2017No Comments

Prowl picnic lets new students get to know each other

AJ Fournier, Campus Reporter

The annual Prowl Picnic last Friday kicked off in the South Quad bringing together new and returning students as well as faculty and staff. The picnic had high energy, high attendance and was a great day, Mike Mifflin the complex director for Lawson, Stevenson and Douglas Hall said. He said it...

August 20, 2017No Comments

Campus Pond to be site of eclipse-viewing party

August 20, 2017

Some could say the stars are aligned, as students will get to ring in the new school year with a solar eclipse on Monday. According to physics department chair Steven Daniels,...

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Sports

New faces add depth to Eastern volleyball

Maher Kawash, Volleyball Reporter

  Though the Eastern volleyball team fell short of expectations a season ago, plenty has come of it. After winning just five...

August 21, 2017No Comments

Experience, leadership to play key role in Eastern’s season

August 21, 2017

When the Eastern football team takes the field Aug. 31 at Indiana State, it will be bringing out seven returning starters on offense and defense. The...

Women’s soccer wins community service award

August 21, 2017

The Eastern women’s soccer team won the 2016-2017 Eastern Panthers in the Community Award Sunday at the Eastern Illinois Athletics’ annual student-athlete...

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Opinions

Column: Do not sweat the small stuff

Liz Stephens, Columnist

Each summer, I make it a priority to discover ways to grow as an individual and to have a better semester than the last. I love buying and reading all of the personal development books...

August 20, 2017No Comments

Have fun but stay focused on your goals

August 20, 2017

As the sun rises Monday morning, sleepy students will wipe the crust out of their tired and heavy eyes and roll out of bed, dress and make...

Letter from the Editor

August 20, 2017

In case you have not heard it enough, let me just say welcome back to campus, and happy first day of classes. In case you do not know me,...

OPINION: Jack Chick strikes again

July 13, 2017

A few days ago, my coworker came back from the bathroom of our gas station with a tiny booklet in hand. It was a multi-page comic book,...

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