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Eastern responds to Chauvin guilty verdict

Corryn Brock, News Editor April 20, 2021

Tuesday afternoon the jury entrusted with determining if Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd found Chauvin guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter....

City Council approves FY 2021/2022 city budget

Corryn Brock, News Editor April 20, 2021

The Charleston City Council approved the budget for Fiscal Year 2021/2022 Tuesday night. The budget sets aside money for things like public services, salaries of public servants and items within the...

CAA to vote on Spring 21 credit/no credit option

Corryn Brock, News Editor April 20, 2021

The Council on Academic Affairs will meet virtually Thursday at 2 p.m. for their final meeting of the year. The council will address one item during its meeting, a credit/no credit option. The item was...

Student Senate election results to be released

Helena Edwards, Student Government Reporter April 20, 2021

The results of the Student Senate election for executive board positions and student senator positions will be announced at Wednesday’s meeting after voting took place Apr. 19 and 20. Those running...

Faculty Senate holds final meeting of spring semester

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2021

The Eastern Faculty Senate met via Zoom Tuesday afternoon for the final time this semester. Following the committee reports that opened the meeting, Provost Jay Gatrell gave his report to the senate. He...

Forum held on sexual assault awareness

Elizabeth Taylor, Associate News Editor April 20, 2021

Sexual Assault and Counseling Services and Eastern’s Student Government partnered to hold a forum to promote sexual assault awareness Tuesday night.  The forum was lead by Noor Khamisani, student body...

Students share thoughts about 4/20, marijuana

Corryn Brock, News Editor April 19, 2021

Editor’s note: Some individuals requested to not be named in this article, changed names will be indicated with an asterisk. April 20, typically referred to as 4/20, is well-known for celebrating marijuana...

Charleston City Council to vote on budget Tuesday

Corryn Brock, News Editor April 19, 2021

The Charleston City Council will vote on the budget for Fiscal Year 2021/2022 during its meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. The budget sets aside money for things like public services, salaries of public servants...

Student Gov. elections open

Staff Report April 19, 2021

The Student Government is holding elections until Tuesday at 11:59 p.m. The positions that are being filled are Student Body President, Student Executive Vice President, Student Vice President for Academic...

Faculty Senate to meet Tuesday

Staff Report April 19, 2021

The Eastern Faculty Senate will meet via Zoom Tuesday at 2 p.m. During the meeting, committee reports will be given and Provost Jay Gatrell and Faculty Senate Chair Don Holly will give their reports....

Students share why they chose Eastern for EIU Go Time

Elizabeth Taylor, Associate News Editor April 18, 2021

April 19-23 will be #EIUGoTime Week on Eastern’s official social media pages.  Eastern’s administration is encouraging current and future students to post using the hashtag on Facebook, Instagram,...

Panther Service Day held Saturday

Elizabeth Taylor, Associate News Editor April 18, 2021

The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism held Panther Service Day on Saturday with around 40 students in attendance.    Typically, Panther Service Day includes a wide range of options for students...

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