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Eastern acquires SHIELD testing

January 15, 2021

University President David Glassman announced that Eastern has entered into an agreement with SHEILD Illinois. The agreement will bring widespread salvia testing to campus and according to Glassman will,...

Eastern students share reactions from 1st week of new semester

January 15, 2021

Eastern is wrapping up the first week of classes in the Spring 2021 semester and the university’s second semester on campus under COVID-19 regulations. Some students are excited for the new semester,...

Students up for awards

January 15, 2021

One Eastern student and two alumni are up for Intercollegiate Broadcast System awards, that “honor the best and the brightest among college and high school media.” Those who are up for awards are...

Racism talk scheduled for next week

January 15, 2021

The Academy of Lifelong Learning will virtually host Transversing Spaces: Increasing Empathy, Understanding, and Equity Cross Colors Jan. 19 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The conversation will continue...

CFD puts out structure fire Thursday

January 15, 2021

The Charleston Fire Department extinguished a fire at a single family home at 12:16 a.m. The fire at 1900 11th Street was in a home no one was living in at the time of the fire but there was evidence...

Eastern students share hobbies

January 13, 2021

Every January, people across America recognize this month as National Hobby Month. During this time, especially with it being the start of the new year, people reflect on their favorite hobbies. Many also...

CAA cancels meeting over lack of action items

January 13, 2021

The Council on Academic Affairs will not meet Thursday as originally scheduled due to a lack of action items. Because of the cancelation, the first seven agenda items of the year will be moved to the...

Deadline approaching for Student Gov. candidates

January 13, 2021

Eastern’s Student Government elections are underway for available senator positions for a 1-year term as applications can still be submitted via Mach Form by Jan. 15. This form can be found linked on...

Respondus becoming more common

January 13, 2021

In Eastern’s online classes, students are often required to make use of Respondus, a program which is meant to prevent cheating. The program has two separate “levels”: the LockDown Browser and the...

Eastern to adopt LGBTQ+ floor

January 13, 2021

Details are still being confirmed, but Housing and Dining has decided to designate a specific Gender and Sexual Diversity themed floor to a Residence Hall. The floor is meant to provide a safe, judgement-free...

Student Gov. holding election

January 13, 2021

The Eastern Student Government is holding a special election for new senators this semester. Candidate election packets were made available online Jan. 11 for any students interested in running for a...

Thomas Dining brings back personal pizzas

January 13, 2021

The option to dine in at Eastern’s dining halls remains available after being adopted in the middle of the Fall 2020 semester. Seating is two to a table and tables are distanced so as to remain within...

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