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Board of Trustees approves new major in health administration, contract renewals

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief

November 17, 2017No Comments

The Board of Trustees approved a new major in health administration and renewed several contracts at its meeting Friday. Health administration is already an option in the health studies program. Julie Dietz, chair of the health studies department, presented the proposal for the bachelor’s degree...

Interim positions caused by budget impasse, vacancies in departments

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief

November 16, 2017No Comments

Because of the recently-ended budget crisis and the need for individuals to fill positions quickly, Eastern has a number of administrators currently serving on an interim basis. Being interim means that the university has only done an internal search for the position, and the person in it is not in...

BOT to hear about making health administration into a major, dual credit tuition

Staff Report

November 16, 2017No Comments

The Board of Trustees will hear about making the health administration option a major and dual credit tuition at its meeting Friday. According to the board report, health administration “remains in high demand” as a major, and establishing it as a stand-alone program as opposed to an option would...

Graduate students take part in mentoring program with alumni

Elisabeth Held, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2017No Comments

Eastern’s graduate school has a mentorship program between current graduate students and alumni that participants say has created a community between the university’s past and present, while also building on the future. The dean of the graduate school, Ryan Hendrickson, as well as the graduate...

Residence halls, other buildings to close over break

November 16, 2017

Thanksgiving break begins Friday, meaning students who live in residence halls have a checklist of procedures that need to be followed before they leave. Mark Hudson, director...

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Sports

Three-point shooting lifts women’s basketball team to 79-52 win over Evansville

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

November 18, 2017No Comments

Eastern head coach Matt Bollant channeled the story of Walt Disney's rise to success into a pregame speech to his team, encouraging his...

Horne not worried about potential final game

November 16, 2017

The playoffs may not be in sight for the Eastern football team, but going out on a winning note in the final game of the season very much is. When Ea...

Swim team is ready for House of Champs

November 15, 2017

The Eastern men’s and women’s swim teams have been training harder over the last two weeks since they have not had a meet. Despite the two weeks ...

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Opinions

The flexibility of fine arts

Jalen Massie, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2017No Comments

Nothing is more satisfying than realizing that you have made an impact on others. Satisfaction of this degree came to me in the form of what once used to be a daily hobby and is...

It is time to come together and hold hands

November 15, 2017

Last week I wrote an article evaluating President Donald Trump’s one-year anniversary as the leader of the free world. I anticipated it...

Decisive leadership needed at this time

November 15, 2017

Being prudent and thoughtful when making a decision is always important. Making too rash of a decision or too big of a change without weighing...

Be willing to hear both sides even when leaders do not

November 14, 2017

In Monday’s edition of The Daily Eastern News, Logan Klepzig, a member of the Political Science Association, talked about how his org...

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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.