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Eastern sees balanced budget, new capital projects bill

June 24, 2019

The Board of Trustees approved Eastern’s preliminary budget for this next fiscal year and the budget projection for FY21. The balanced budget comes after the state appropriated...

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IHSA boys track, field state semifinals, finals to come to O’Brien Field

May 22, 2019

The Illinois High School Association’s Boys Track and Field state semifinals and finals will take place at O’Brien Field Thursday through Saturday. All...

Eastern runner in familiar place at state track meet

May 19, 2019

If it were during the academic year, he probably would have been on the other side of the starting blocks. Even then, he actually may not be using the...

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Free speech allows us to discuss world problems

June 24, 2019

Freedom of speech is one of the most important principles our nation was founded on. People who are given this privilege are incredibly...

Cooking meals at home has many benefits

June 23, 2019

When was the last time you ate a home-cooked meal? Did you cook it, or did someone else cook it for you? Learning how to cook is an essential...

PODCAST: Popcorn Talk Episode 2

June 20, 2019

"Popcorn Talk" is a 30-minute long podcast dissecting movies both new and old and providing a decent review that will at least...

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FEATURE PHOTO: The ‘Broom Dance’ at the Civil War Ball

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter
June 16, 2019

Dancers at the Lincoln Log Cabin Civil War Ball mix and mingle during the Broom Dance on June 15. The Broom Dance requires participants to find a new partner whenever the band stops playing. The dance is arranged so that there is one less woman than men on the dance floor. The man who is left without a partner when the music begins is left to dance with the broom that the dance is named after. The...

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FEATURE PHOTO: Mid-week studying

Raine Zhu, Photographer
June 12, 2019

Cheung Ho Hon, a sophomore civil engineering student at Lake Land College, studies in Booth Library Wednesday afternoon. Cheung said he is from Hong Kong and has one class this summer. He will transfer to Purdue University in the upcoming fall semester.

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FEATURE PHOTO: Football at the Campus Pond

Raine Zhu, Photographer
June 11, 2019

Karyn Baldwin (left), Courtney Prais (right), Mallory Johnson (middle) and Nora Richardson play with a football next to the Campus Pond Tuesday afternoon. Richardson is using a branch to retrieve the football back after dropping it into the water. They said they are all in the  Golden Apple Scholars program at Eastern for the summer internships. They said they followed the football, which got...

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