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People show support for Eastern, wait for candy during parade

People show support for Eastern, wait for candy during parade

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

October 21, 2018


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People gathered by the dozens in front of houses on 6th and 7th Streets, holding plates of food, cans of beer or soda and listening to music while they waited for the 2018 Homecoming Parade to roll by. Children of all ages lined the curbs, pumpkin shaped Halloween buckets waiting to be filled with candy...

Rough start doesn’t rattle new pep rally, coronation

Valentina Vargas, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2018


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Greek and student organizations gathered around to cheer for their coronation nominee at the Homecoming Coronation Pep Rally Friday night in McAfee Gym. When the time came to announce Eastern’s homecoming royalty court, the coronation winners list was missing. Student Body President Rebecca Cash wa...

Open Access Week to celebrate free scholar information

Dee Luter, Contributing Writer

October 21, 2018


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Open Access Week, a week to celebrate free scholar information, will be held in Booth Library from Monday through Oct. 28. There is an activity each day of the week, starting with getting to know exactly what Open Access Week is about.  Open Access Week started in 2008 and is now a global event....

Eastern welcomes back class of ‘68 for 50th reunion

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

October 21, 2018


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Members of Eastern’s class of 1968 came back to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their graduation Friday night. During a dinner the alums also recieved their Lord Society pins during the Livingston C. Lord Society Pinning Ceremony. Alums were called up individually to receive the pins from Eastern...

Coronation, new pep rally set for Friday night

Madelyn Loellke, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2018


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The University Board changed how Homecoming will be conducted this year by moving Coronation to Friday night and combining it with a pep rally that is replacing the old homecoming staple, “Yell Like Hell.” The pep rally and coronation will be from 7-9 p.m. Friday in McAfee Gym. Emonie Jordan, ...

Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism plans to continue collecting socks during Homecoming

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2018


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The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism’s “Socktober” will be ongoing throughout the month of October to help provide donations for One Stop’s Community Christmas.  According to Eastern’s website, “Socktober” is a month when people can donate brand-new pairs of socks to families a...

Panthers to give ‘Paws For A Cause’

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

October 18, 2018


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Paws For A Cause, a fundraiser taking place during homecoming week, will invite people to donate money to local charities. In thanks for contributing, donators will receive a “Panther PAW” on which to write their name. The PAWS will then be displayed in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union during ...

CAA talks Senate’s governance proposal

CAA talks Senate’s governance proposal

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

October 18, 2018


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The Council on Academic Affairs discussed the new governance resolution brought forth during the Oct. 16 Faculty Senate meeting at its meeting on Oct. 18. In the draft proposal Jeff Stowell, senate vice-chair and psychology professor, shared with the senate on Tuesday, he wrote, “Curricular bodies on cam...

4-week program in China offered in May 2019

Madelyn Loellke, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2018


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Students now have the chance to participate in a four-week program in May 2019 to earn 3-6 credits by studying abroad at the Dalian Polytechnic University in Dalian, China. Last year, Eastern hosted a guest professor, Yan Yu, from the English Department of Dalian Polytechnic University and since then E...

Improv group to perform ‘When Hello Met Dali’ Friday

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

October 18, 2018


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The improv comedy group Hello Dali! will be performing their annual Homecoming alumni event at 9 p.m. on Friday in The Globe at the Doudna Fine Arts Center. President Alyssa Hilbert said this year’s show is taking Hello Dali! back to its origins. “The title this year is ‘When Hello Met Dali,’”...

EIU FEM on hiatus, future is unclear

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2018


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EIU FEM is on hiatus this semester, and so far, there are no concrete plans for the group’s future. Alana Reinhardt, junior public relations major, was the president of FEM last year, and she said the group was put on hiatus because there are not enough people willing to put in the effort it takes...

Students learn about using preferred pronouns

Logan Raschke

October 17, 2018


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The Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity hosted the International Pronouns Day Tabling near the Doudna Steps to educate students about referring to others by their correct pronouns on Wednesday. Kurt Ness, assistant for the GSD center who was working at the table, said a pronoun is what people use to...

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