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Faculty flute recital at Doudna

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter

September 22, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

Rebecca Johnson will be showcasing her 26 years of flute experience Sunday for the faculty flute recital. Johnson will perform prepared solo pieces she has put together in preparation for a series of concerts she planned to perform for other universities as part of a traveling show this fall. She...

Latino Heritage Month events continue

Janet Pernell, Multicultural Reporter

September 22, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

Latino Heritage Month has been an annual monthly celebration since 1994, and it goes from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. Each year students, faculty and staff should expect educational components, extracurricular components and hands-on workshops. During the month, there are dance lessons; walking tacos, taco...

Students should not be intimidated by wine tasting

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

When thinking of a college campus full of students, with bars and parties wine would probably not be the alcohol of choice. Wine is typically associated with elegance, sophistication and glamour because of how expensive it is, the French names and the lengthy process when consuming it. When give...

Family Weekend can still be fun without family

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

September 22, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, The Verge

The campus has been abuzz lately. Like the coming of any big weekend, organizations and individuals are getting ready for the fanfare of Family Weekend. The Verge is chock-full of activities and articles to serve as a guide for navigating this chaotic time. The University Board has some family-friendly...

Review: ‘Finding Dory,’ Family Weekend screening

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter

September 22, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, The Verge

After 13 years, Pixar animation studios and Disney released the sequel to the 2003 universally acclaimed film “Finding Nemo,” titled “Finding Dory,” in June. Since 1995, Disney-Pixar has made family-friendly films that encompass a large range of ages among its audience. “Finding Dor...

Weekly Trend Section: Musicians take over fashion

Thaija Evans, Verge Designer

September 22, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, The Verge

Musicians are taking on new roles as fashion icons by linking up with major brands to create innovative and daring new styles. Rihanna initiated the trend when she joined Puma as their new creative director in late 2014. “Creepers,” by Rihanna, became a must-have shoe that was far too difficult...

Families to frolic at Lincoln Log Cabin this weekend

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

September 22, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, The Verge

When looking for activities to do over the course of Family Weekend, students and their families can make their way to the Lincoln Log Cabin for this year’s Harvest Frolic. The Frolic will kick off with a 5K run or walk 9 a.m. Saturday followed by a list of activities including crafts, contests...

Musician to sing historic Civil Rights Movement songs

T'Nerra Butler, Verge Editor

September 22, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, The Verge

Chris Vallillo fell for music in the sixth grade, and as the years carried on, his fervent passion for the art formed into a profession, which he will share with Eastern. Vallillo is a folk musician who does a combination of old and new songs that he said has a style reminiscent of older music. ...

‘Brainchild’ to rock stage

Carole Hodorowicz, Verge Reporter

September 22, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, The Verge

Brainchild plans to rock the minds of Charleston 9:30 p.m. this Saturday  for Family Weekend at Macs’ Uptowner at Guitarist Jake Shultz, other guitarist and vocalist Ray Ponce, and drummer Pony Boy power the “funky jam band” Brainchild is returning for the third or fourth time according to...

Collage Concert to showcase students for Family Weekend

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter

September 22, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

The third annual “EIU Collage Concert” is back for Family Weekend, and it is set to feature a variety of music. The concert will take place 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The concert will be one of the many departmental activities offered during the weekend and will showcase...

Zeta Phi Beta bring a splash to campus with water balloon fun

T'Nerra Butler, Verge Editor

September 15, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, The Verge

Water balloons will be sent into the air and splashed right on to the members of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority at “Coolin’ with the Kitties”. The water throwing and splashing festivities start 4 p.m. Friday in the South Quad. For the past week, the Zetas have brought different events to the campus...

The Monolithic to redeem rock ‘n’ roll in Charleston

Carole Hodorowicz, Verge Reporter

September 15, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, The Verge

“Rock 'n’ Redemption” is being brought to Charleston by The Monolithic at 9:30 p.m. Friday at Mac's Uptowner. Chris Chamness mans the guitar, Hunter Beattie rules the keyboard, Paul Beckmeyer controls the bass, and Shayne Cordevant masters the drums. All four members contribute their ...

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