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CAA tables bylaw vote until January

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

December 5, 2019

The Council on Academic Affairs tabled a bylaw change regarding the Illinois Open Meetings Act Thursday, pending review from Eastern’s counsel after The Daily Eastern News submitted an objection. Laura McLaughlin, general counsel for the university, said in an email that she advised CAA to ta...

Artist talks provocative, phallic artwork

Artist talks provocative, phallic artwork

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2019

The Tarble Arts Center hosted a guest artist Thursday who is known for his controversial and explicit works. Mike Schuetz, the interim director and chief curator of Tarble, said the program, called “Art Speaks!” features an artist that provides context into his or her works, which are usually on...

CUPB to hear administration, textbook reports

Analicia Haynes, Senior Reporter

December 5, 2019

The Council on University Planning and Budget will hear reports Friday from Textbook Rental and from the administrative and subcommittees during its meeting in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Cathy Engelkes, the deputy director of the University Union and Textbook Rental, will speak on beha...

Eastern student shares how he brightens up karaoke night with song

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor

December 5, 2019

Nearly every Tuesday during the semester from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., students gather at a local bar for karaoke night and request songs by Eminem, Taylor Swift and Barenaked Ladies.  One Eastern student is considered to be the heart and soul of Tuesday night karaoke. Austin Bucholz, senior com...

No print edition of The Daily Eastern News Dec. 5

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2019

There is no print edition of The Daily Eastern News Dec. 5. Unfortunately an equipment failure in our press room with our type-setter machine restricted us from creating a print edition. We are working to fix the machine as soon as possible. Sorry for the inconvenience.  

Students talk stress with impending finals

Austen Brown, Reporter

December 4, 2019

As finals week looms just over the horizon, students may find themselves anxious about how they will test out. Some students, like freshman criminology major Jarad Barnes, provided examples of good de-stressing and studying habits. Barnes said he calculates his current grade and decides the lowest possible...

Students share plans for holiday break

Allison Little, Staff Reporting

December 4, 2019

Winter break is coming, and students have a lot of plans for how to spend their time off.  Kareemah Martin, a senior television and video production major, said her plans were to just chill at home as much as possible.  “I am going to sleep every single day that I possibly can; I am going to sleep,” Marti...

2 of Illinois’ Black Panther Party members deliver speech at Tarble

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor

December 4, 2019

Two members of the Black Panther Party Illinois chapter inspired students to question their previous knowledge Wednesday night. Stan McKinney, who joined the Black Panther Party Illinois chapter in 1969, and Henry Nesbitt, who joined in 1970, shared their experiences as members of the party to stud...

CAA to table Open Meetings Act vote

Logan Rascke, Managing Editor

December 4, 2019

The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on two items Thursday: a revision to the CAA bylaws in the Illinois Open Meetings Act section and a revision to the online course policy. On Nov. 15, The Daily Eastern News reported that a discussion item for CAA was a proposal to change the council’s bylaws ...

Tax levy ordinance ready for public inspection

Corryn Brock, News Editor

December 3, 2019

The Charleston City Council approved putting the annual tax levy ordinance for the fiscal year May 1, 2020, to April 20, 2021, on file for public inspection. The total amount for the levy on file is $4,913,525. Some amounts included in the levy include: • $185, 525 for playgrounds and recreation ...

Ersin updates Faculty Senate on new nursing major

JJ Bullock

December 3, 2019

Özlem Ersin, the dean of Eastern’s College of Health and Human Services, informed Eastern’s Faculty Senate on Tuesday that the college is continuing to move forward in the implementation of a new four-year nursing degree, and that structure is in place and staff “know what they’re doing.”  ...

Holiday Art Sale to be held Thursday

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor

December 2, 2019

Local artists will be selling their work at the 33rd annual holiday art sale that will take place in the Main Concourse of the Doudna Fine Arts Center starting Thursday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The sale will continue Friday and Saturday in the same location from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. t...

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