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Student senator charged with theft, computer fraud

Corryn Brock, News Editor

November 11, 2019

David D. Hagler, Student Senate diversity affairs chair and marketing senior, was arrested Saturday afternoon at the University Police Department for allegedly committing Class 2 and Class 4 felonies. As of Sunday, Hagler has been charged with theft and computer fraud. With the specific theft charge...

Mechanics give tips on car care during winter

Analicia Haynes, Senior Reporter

November 11, 2019

On Monday, cars did not start, cars slid off the road, people had to drive less than 15 miles per hour, and students had to wear more than their sweatshirts and sweats. And with the weather taking a turn as winter arrives early this year, there are several tips students should follow when it comes t...

Faculty Senate to hear report

Staff Report

November 11, 2019

The Faculty Senate will hear a guest report from Austin Cheney, the dean of Lumpkin College of Business at its 2 p.m. meeting in room 4440 of Booth Library on Tuesday. The senate will hear reports from the executive committee, elections and nominations committee, student and staff senate relations ...

Tuesday’s inclusivity workshop to talk diversity in universities

Allison Little, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2019

People can learn how to create inclusive spaces at Eastern on Tuesday in room 1220 of Booth Library from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Christy Pichichero, associate professor of modern and classical languages at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, is hosting the workshop. Suzie Park, assistant dean ...

Vienna Boys Choir to perform at Doudna

Staff Report

November 11, 2019

The Vienna Boys Choir will perform in the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday. Tickets can be purchased at the box office in Doudna or at www.doudnatix.com. The general public can purchase tickets for $20 each, Eastern employees and seniors aged 62 and older c...

Student accused of resisting arrest last Tuesday

Corryn Brock, News Editor

November 10, 2019

An Eastern student was charged with resisting a peace officer. Jacari W. Neil, a 22-year-old marketing major, is accused of resisting arrest on Nov. 5. According to the police affidavit, Officer Jeremy Shores with the University Police Department responded to a report of a fight at Immaunel Lutheran Churc...

National Guard students talk Veterans Day

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2019

Veterans Day is being commemorated all over the country as well as at Eastern, where student National Guard members have various opinions on the holiday. Mackenzie Maslowski, a junior psychology major and Illinois Army National Guard soldier, said Veterans Day provides an opportunity to pay homage t...

Film to play at Tarble

Staff Report

November 10, 2019

“The Central Park Five” will be played for free in the Tarble Arts Center Atrium beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. The film follows the story of the five black and Latino teen boys in New York City who were wrongfully convicted of the rape of a woman in Central Park.  After the boys had served sen...

Eastern students volunteer to mentor, cheer on girls at 5K

Eastern students volunteer to mentor, cheer on girls at 5K

Corryn Brock, News Editor

November 10, 2019

Eastern students volunteered with the annual Girls on the Run 5K on Nov. 9, as well as the programming leading up to the race. Girls on the Run of East Central Illinois describes its mission as “(inspiring) girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind.” Be...

Students bring song, dance, drag to Grand Ballroom

Elizabeth Taylor, Campus Reporter

November 8, 2019

*Editor’s Note: This story contains some profanity in the names of certain drag queens/kings. Drag kings, queens and royalty performed in the Grand Ballroom on Thursday night. There was a total of 14 separate performers: Mother Natwhore, Miss Behavior, Robin Hearts, Papa Cock, Apollo Device, Magic ...

EIU Wind Symphony to perform Veteran’s Day salute

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor

November 8, 2019

Veterans and active military members will be celebrated by the EIU Wind Symphony Friday at 7:30 p.m. in the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The annual Veteran’s Day concert is called “Call to Duty: A Veteran’s Day Salute” and is open to the public. Tickets can be purchased in th...

Student body president reflects on time at Eastern

Corryn Brock, News Editor

November 8, 2019

The first semester of Student Body President Carson Gordon’s term is nearing an end as well as her time as an undergraduate at Eastern. Gordon, a Mattoon native, is a senior political science major with two minors in pre-law and Spanish. Gordon came to Eastern in 2017 following her high school g...

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