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All female country group excites crowd at Doudna 

Hannah Shillo, Entertainment Reporter

January 22, 2019


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The crowd buzzed all night as Farewell Angelina performed on the stage in The Theatre at the Doudna Fine Arts Center Tuesday evening. The all-female country group opened the show with “Baby” from their new album, “Women and Wine,” and showed off their talented voices from the very beginning with...

HERC to host session on dieting, healthy eating

Hannah Shillo, Entertainment Reporter

January 22, 2019


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The Health Education Resource Center will host a new informational session Thursday at 5 p.m. in the Effingham Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. “Forget the Fad Diet” will focus on the benefits of developing and using healthy habits rather than restricting certain foods when on a...

BOT to hear proposal about implementing virtual machines, upgrading Wi-Fi

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2019


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Eastern is hitting the technology refresh button by introducing a proposal to implement virtual machines or virtual desktops across campus. The proposal, a roughly $860,000 initiative that includes upgrading Wi-Fi to be more compatible with the 10 gigabyte backbone Eastern now has and adding close to 300 co...

Career Services to host series of workshops for international students

Staff Report

January 22, 2019


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Career Services will host an informational workshop for international students about services they offer on Monday at 10 a.m. in the Arcola/Tuscola Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. This will be the first of a four-part series of workshops for international students. The workshop was cre...

Faculty Senate talks virtual desktops, thin clients

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2019


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The Faculty Senate discussed the possibility of implementing virtual desktops in areas across campus including academic departments and administration offices, with some exceptions. Joshua Awalt, the interim assistant vice president of Information Technology Services, presented to the Faculty Senate and ...

Faculty Senate to hear from ITS

Staff Report

January 21, 2019


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Josh Awalt, the interim vice president of information technology services, will present at the Faculty Senate meeting 2 p.m. Tuesday. The meeting will be in Booth Library Room 4440. The Senate will also review the status, successes and concerns of the Vitalization Workgroup proposals, discuss the Thi...

New Miss Black and Gold crowned

New Miss Black and Gold crowned

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

January 21, 2019


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Cheryl-Anne Johnson, a junior athletic training major, placed her hands over her mouth and closed her eyes after she was named Miss Black and Gold Friday night. When Emonie Jordan, one of the coaches and co-coordinators of the pageant, walked over to Johnson on the stage in the Grand Ballroom of the Ma...

Hundreds of students show for service

Hundreds of students show for service

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

January 21, 2019


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Over 200 students gathered on- and off-campus to perform community service for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Monday afternoon. Beth Gillespie, interim director of the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism, said this is just the beginning of events the office offers students to give...

ITS to implement CAPTCHA to prevent brute force attacks

Staff Report

January 21, 2019


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Joshua Awalt, the interim assistant vice president of information technology services, said a “CAPTCHA” will be added to Eastern’s login pages on Tuesday for specific applications, like Panthermail and Banner, to combat “brute force attacks” against user accounts. Users will have to check the box below the p...

Vigil, march held to honor King, his work

Vigil, march held to honor King, his work

Imani Tapley, Staff Reporter

January 21, 2019


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Students and staff came together in the Thomas Hall lobby to prepare for the 32nd annual Candlelight Vigil and March to the Martin Luther King Union Building in honor of King. The Zeta Nu chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. helped participants light their candles and begin to march. ...

CUPB talks spring 2019 enrollment

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

January 21, 2019


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It was announced at a Council on University Planning and Budget meeting Friday that spring enrollment is expected to continue at the same growth as it did in the fall. Josh Norman, the associate vice president of enrollment management, said the spring enrollment numbers are looking similar to the fall durin...

Miss Black and Gold slated for Friday

Staff Report

January 17, 2019


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The Miss Black and Gold Scholarship Competition kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The competition, which is hosted by the Zeta Nu Chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., will be in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.  Six contestants will be competing and whoever w...

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