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Plans underway for campus capital projects

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2019


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Replacing the elevators in McAfee Gym and the Student Services Building along with other significant projects are expected to take place during the summer semester. Tim Zimmer, the director of facilities planning and management, announced the long anticipated repairs during a Tuesday Faculty Senate m...

Sign-ups for Panther Service Day to be held Thursday

Maria Ruettiger, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019


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The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism will be holding Panther Service Day sign-ups on Thursday. Crystal Brown, Assistant Director of Civic Engagement, said Panther Service Day has been held every spring semester since 2003. “Panther Service Day is one of our four major service days that...

Students discuss goals for after spring break

Shamaine Ware, Contributing Writer

March 18, 2019


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Students on campus shared how they plan to finish the last 6 weeks of the semester. Demetria Joiner, a junior majoring in management, said her goals for the rest of the semester are to finish her classes, go to work and complete all of her extracurricular activities. “I plan on meeting my academi...

Awards for Excellence applications due Friday

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2019


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Applications for Booth Library’s Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity are due by noon on Friday. Beth Heldebrandt, the public relations director for Booth Library, said any undergraduate or graduate student in any major could submit their research paper, project, art project, pr...

UB to host ‘Pixelpalooza’ video game tournament

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2019


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For the first time in five years the University Board will be partnering  with Eastern’s Gamer’s Guild and the ESports Club (both are registered student organizations) to host the 5th annual video game tournament. “Pixelpalooza” will be from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday in the University Ballroom of...

City Council to vote on ordinance limiting businesses’ gambling areas

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

March 18, 2019


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The Charleston City Council will vote on amending title 3-3-13 and approving the city budget among other items during its Tuesday meeting at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. Title 3-3-13 deals with the conditions and regulations on licenses. The amendment will add language under section F of the title, which pert...

Fall, Summer 2019 classes registration available for grads

Staff Report

March 18, 2019


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Registration for both Fall and Summer 2019 semesters is currently available for graduates and post-baccalaureates. For seniors and priority students, registration for fall and summer classes begins March 25; for juniors, it begins April 1; for sophomores and freshmen, it begins April 8. For fall cl...

Secretary of state services available Tuesday morning

Staff Report

March 18, 2019


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Secretary of state mobile services are available Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Bridge Lounge of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. These are the services available Tuesday, according to Secretary of State Jesse White: • Driver’s license (renewal, replacement and correctio...

Eastern’s ‘Trash Man’: Student picks up litter, trash all over campus

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2019


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A McDonald’s plastic cup, some pieces of paper, a bottle cap and a condom wrapper were some of the things junior history major Brian Welch picked up and threw away on his commute to the Taylor Hall Dining Center Monday night. This is not the first time Welch picked up trash on campus. “Every...

Not all that it’s made out to be: Students are told to avoid ‘honors society’ emails

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

March 17, 2019


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Just a click of a button in an email would activate an Honor Society membership that promises a slew of “featured privileges” like “exclusive” scholarship listings, full access to “career insider guide books,” dental, vision and health discount plans and dining discounts at 18,000 restaurant...

Faculty Senate to talk Think Tank project

Staff Report

March 17, 2019


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The Faculty Senate will hear presentations from three guest speakers and will continue discussion for the Think Tank project at its Tuesday meeting. The meeting will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Room 4440 of Booth Library. English professor Jeannie Ludlow; Paul McCann, the interim vice president of busine...

Doudna to feature ‘One-Woman Show’ Thursday

Staff Report

March 17, 2019


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Kate Tombaugh, a Mezzo-soprano opera performer, will present her one-woman show, “It Just Takes One” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Black Box Theater. Tombaugh wrote the show, which is a musical that features only herself, about her, “roller-coaster ride” embarking on a career i...

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