DEN Quick News: 5 things you need to know today

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

Today is Feb. 12, 2020. Here are the five things happening at Eastern you need to know today.

1. Faculty Senate discusses future of textbook rental

Eastern’s Faculty Senate dove into a discussion on the future of textbook rental at Eastern during its meeting Tuesday afternoon. The Senate is trying to give recommendations that can guide Eastern from print to digital textbooks. Full story:

2. ‘Family Feud Black and Blue edition’ held in Lumpkin Hall

S.T.R.O.N.G mentoring put on a Family Feud style contest in Lumpkin Hall Tuesday night where teams from fraternities and sororities competed. Full story:

3. Student Senate to talk HERC collaborations

Eastern’s Student Senate will get an update from Student Body President Carson Gordon at its meeting Wednesday night about on-going collaboration projects with Eastern’s Health Education Resource Center. Full story:

4. Defense defining Eastern’s success

The Eastern women’s basketball team is 8-4 in OVC play this season, thanks to an increase in defensive production from year’s past. Our reporter Adam Tumino breaks down Eastern’s defense in this story. Full story:

5. Panthers’ names appearing on leaderboards

Multiple members of Eastern’s men’s basketball team have their names dotted across OVC leaderboards this season, from scoring, to rebounding and defense. Full story: