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

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Asian Heritage Month enriches learning experience

Asian Heritage Month enriches learning experience

Joy Ignalaga, a sophomore marketing major at Lake Land Community College in Mattoon, sings an Elvis song at the Asian American Association karaoke night Friday at Stevenson Hall. (Audrey Sawyer/The Daily Eastern News)

Asian Heritage Month enriches learning experience

Asian Heritage Month started off with a Hawaiian group and will end around Celebration. Starting last Sunday, the fifth annual Asian Heritage Month began with a performance by the group Aloha Chicago.

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  • Student Senator Connor Mellott, a freshman human geography major, asks a question about a proposed RSO about multicultural connections at the Sept. 10 meeting of Student Government meeting. Student Government was held in Thomas Hall’s lobby as part of the “Senate on the Go” program.

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    Student Senate meeting Wednesday could include bylaw changes

  • Faculty Senate Chair, Todd Bruns opens the Faculty Senate meeting with the executive reports at Tuesday afternoon. This meeting, the Senate talked about the recent mental health days and the recent Board of Trustees meeting.

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    Faculty Senate talks campus mental health

  • Connor Baltz, the director of operations for Doudna Fine Arts Center trims the top of the  Chirstmas tree in the Doudna lobby area to put the topper on Tuesday afternoon.

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    THROUGH THE LENS: Christmas falls on Doudna

  • Members from the Charleston Fire Department and Police Department searach the car of the deceased man who drove onto oncoming traffic to cause the five-car accident that happened an the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and University Drive on Sept. 19, 2021.

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    Dashcams give more insight for police chase

  • Faculty Senate Chair, Todd Bruns explains a question about faculty members online profiles and department website structure at the Oct. 26 meeting. The Senate discussed ways to inform faculty members update their profiles, but tabled the discussion for the next meeting.

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    Faculty Senate to discuss mental health days Tuesday

  • Meeting Eastern: Interim Chair of the School of Technology Issac Slaven

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    Meeting Eastern: Interim Chair of the School of Technology Issac Slaven

  • PHOTO COURTESY OF THE KEEP
Black and white photograph of President Robert Guy Buzzard, seated at his desk and signing diplomas. Date of photograph is approximate. Buzzard served as president of Eastern Illinois University from 1933 to 1956.

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    Remembering former Eastern President Buzzard

  • Lumpkin Hall is named after Richard Lumpkin, a man who supported Eastern through financial contributions. The building was named after Lumpkin in 1990.

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    Richard Lumpkin and his namesake hall

  • William T. Ridgeway

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    Potential Douglas Hall name replacements: William Ridgeway

  • “Grandma in her cousins car”

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    Potential Douglas Hall name replacements: Zella Powell

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