DEN Quick News: 5 things you need to know today

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

Today is March 2, 2020. Here are five things happening on campus you need to know today.

1. Sanford crowned Miss Black EIU

Junior biology major Mikayla Sanford was crowned Miss Black EIU Saturday night. The pageant was hosted for the 49th year in a row on Eastern’s campus. Full story:

2. $21,000 raised for Special Olympics

EIU’s Glow Plunge raised $21,000 for the Special Olympics of Illinois Sunday night at the Campus Pond. Full story:

3. Panthers finish regular season strong

Eastern’s men’s basketball team closed its regular season with a win over Southern Illinois Edwardsville 70-52 on Saturday. Eastern finished conference play 9-9 after winning its final four games. Full story:

4. Eastern lands in No. 4 seed for OVC tournament

Eastern’s women’s basketball team will be the No. 4 seed in the OVC conference tournament. Eastern finished the season with a 12-6 conference record after beating Southern Illinois Edwardsville Saturday. Full story:

5. Eastern had midterm resources available

Eastern’s student success center has resources available for students who need help and tips in preparing for midterms.