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BOT approves university staff pay raise, new college reorganization plan

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

June 22, 2018


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Administrative and professional staff and non-negotiated civil service employees will see a one-percent pay raise next year after the Board of Trustees approved it during its Friday meeting. The Board also approved the reorganization plan that includes the creation of a College of Health and Human Services and a College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Pay ...

Illinois state treasurer, Lt. governor named honorary citizens, student governor inaugurated at Girls State

Illinois state treasurer, Lt. governor named honorary citizens, student governor inaugurated at Girls State

Jordan Boyer, Editor-in-Chief

June 22, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti and Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs, were named honorary citizens, and Elliana Panepinto was named governor at the 34th American Legion Auxiliary Girls State held at Eastern, Thursday night in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Sanguinetti and Freichs gave speeches,...

New director of track and field and cross-country talks goals, his excitement

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

June 21, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

When Brenton Emanuel found out he was going to follow in his mentors footsteps and become Eastern’s third director of track and field and cross country program at Eastern, the only thing he continued to say was how overwhelmingly excited he was. Calling it a “special opportunity,” Emanuel said...

Red White and Blue Days returns for 28th year

Jordan Boyer, Editor-in-Chief

June 21, 2018


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The Red White and Blue Days festival returns to Charleston for its 28th year, and there are a number of events from June 28 to July 4. Betty Coffrin, a committee member for Red White and Blue Days, said in a email that this year's theme is, “Celebrating Illinois’ Bicentennial 1818-2018," they...

Haleigh Knapp named Female Senior Athlete of the Year

June 20, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Haleigh Knapp, from the Eastern women’s track and field team was named the Female Senior Athlete of the Year for the 2017-18 academic year. According to a press release, the award is given to the top senior athlete for their “athletic success during their time as a student-athlete.” Knapp...

City Council amends fishing policies for Lake Charleston

Mary Ellen Greenburg, Staff Photographer

June 19, 2018


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An amendment was made to an ordinance on fishing in Lake Charleston, and an amendment was placed on file for public inspection for traffic schedules on University Drive. There was an amendment made to ordinance 7-4-3 for fishing restrictions made on September 25, 2017. According to the agenda, the...

1Pet 1Vet brings awareness for veterans with PTSD at Girls State

Mary Ellen Greenburg, Staff Photographer

June 19, 2018


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The organization 1Pet 1Vet came to speak and bring awareness about veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD and service dogs at Girls State, Tuesday evening in Taylor Hall. 1Pet 1Vet is an organization that provides for veterans who suffer from PTSD, and provide them with service dogs free...

American Legion Auxiliary Girls State returns to Eastern

Staff Report

June 18, 2018


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The American Legion Auxiliary Girls State event will be returning to campus from June 17-23. Girls State has been at Eastern for 34 years. According to the American Legion Auxiliary website, Girls State is a unique government-in-action learning program that guides young women to become knowledgea...

Illinois treasurer named honorary citizen, student governor inaugurated during 83rd American Legion Premier Boys State

Illinois treasurer named honorary citizen, student governor inaugurated during 83rd American Legion Premier Boys State

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

June 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs, was named an honorary citizen and a student was named Boys State governor Thursday evening during the 83rd American Legion Boys State general assembly and governor inauguration. About 270 high school boys, who will all be seniors in the fall, cheered, laughed an...

4 candidates to be interviewed for general counsel next week

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

June 15, 2018


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Open sessions for a new general counsel will be held next week. The interviews come after former general counsel Robert Miller accepted a position at a different university. Four candidates will be interviewed Monday through Thursday in 3108 Blair Hall. Jason Sweet will be interviewed on Monday...

Grace Summers named to the Google Cloud Academic All-America second team

Staff Report

June 15, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Grace Summers, a senior women’s tennis player, was named to the Google Cloud Academic All-America second team. According to a press release, the College Sports Information Directors of America selected her and she is one of the top women’s tennis players in the university’s history. She was...

Novotny named Eastern Illinois Male Senior Athlete of the Year

Staff Report

June 15, 2018


Filed under News, Soccer, Sports

Mike Novotny, the goalkeeper for the Eastern men’s soccer team, has been named the Eastern Illinois Male Senior Athlete of the Year for the 2017-18 academic year. According to a press release, the Eastern athletic department presents the award to the top senior athlete for their athletic success...

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