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RHA to spring into summer with last event of semester

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

April 19, 2018


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The Residence Hall Association is hosting its last big campus activity, called “Spring Event,” from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday in the South Quad. The idea for the event was based off the setup of the Olympics, said Allorah Miles-L’Hote, a junior graphic design major and RHA vice-president. The ev...

Student Spotlight: Kyrsten Holderby will present research at national conference

Student Spotlight: Kyrsten Holderby will present research at national conference

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter

April 19, 2018


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Kyrsten Holderby, a senior biological sciences major, will be speaking at a national conference hosted by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology on Saturday and Sunday in San Diego, Calif. At the conference, Holderby will be presenting research she and her lab partners worked on ab...

Students find out what it would be like to live as a refugee during simulation

Students find out what it would be like to live as a refugee during simulation

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Associate News Editor

April 19, 2018


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During “Walk a Mile in a Refugee’s Shoes,” students experienced a simulation of what it would be like to live as a refugee, fleeing from their home country to find a new life in the US, on the Library Quad Wednesday afternoon. At the simulation, organized by Students for Peace and Justice, students we...

No permanent Speaker of the Senate elected for fall 2018

No permanent Speaker of the Senate elected for fall 2018

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

April 18, 2018


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There will be no elections for a new speaker of the senate this semester because none of the current student senators approached Student Body President Luke Young to inquire about the position before Wednesday’s meeting. Before anyone can nominate a senator, those interested have to tell the student...

Career Services to hold workshop about accepting job offers

Staff Report

April 17, 2018


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Career Services is offering a workshop to help students learn “What to Know BEFORE you accept the job offer” at 4 p.m. Wednesday. Included in this will be advice in exploring factors to consider when making the decision. The last workshop of the semester is set for the following day. Scheduled...

DNA: Ties that Bind Set for Wednesday

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter

April 17, 2018


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An introduction of DNA genetic testing will be available at “DNA: Ties that Bind,” a lecture held from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Charleston Carnegie Public Library. The lecture, hosted by Eastern’s Academy of Lifelong Learning and taught by Lois Dickenson, a genealogist at the library,...

Faculty Senate discusses shared governance

Faculty Senate discusses shared governance

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

April 17, 2018


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A proposal for a new shared governance plan presented at the latest Faculty Senate meeting would keep the number of senators the same but include senators on other campus committees. Vice chair Jeff Stowell, a psychology professor, originally showed a shared governance plan, which included a much...

‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’ to highlight meaning of family

Makayla Digan, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2018


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Themes of familial and other relationships will be presented through the play “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” set to open at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. “Brighton Beach Memoirs” is a story that follows a 15-year-old boy named Eugene as he grows up in 1937 Brooklyn. Eugene...

Department chairs looking at how new School of Fine and Performing Arts will be structured

Abbey Whittington, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2018


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Editor’s Note: This story looks at one of two new schools being created under the College of Arts and Liberal Sciences. The next article will look at the new School of Communication and Journalism. Though the chairs of programs that will be in the new School of Fine and Performing Arts said ther...

Professors look at Trump’s policies in Middle East, East Asia

Professors look at Trump’s policies in Middle East, East Asia

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Associate News Editor

April 16, 2018


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President Donald Trump’s policies concerning the Middle East and East Asia from nuclear weapons to the Trans-Pacific partnership were analyzed at a panel on Monday afternoon. History professor Jinhee Lee discussed Trump’s involvement with North Korea and East Asia, history professor Brian Mann fo...

Global Justice Week set to inform students on protecting Earth, people

Kaitlyn Ebert, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2018


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Global Justice Week, which takes place Tuesday through Thursday on campus, is set to include a series of events used to inform students about protecting the earth’s environment and its people. The sessions will be hosted at different locations across campus. Human trafficking, migration, climate...

Children to learn about science on Eastern’s campus

Staff Report

April 16, 2018


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Children will be able to learn more about science on Eastern’s campus at “Kids for Science,” set for 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Kids for Science is sponsored by the EIU Panthers Mentors, EIU Scientists and the Iota Phi Theta fraternity. About 30 children are set to be on campus that...

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