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Update on suspicious man says he drove red van

Corryn Brock, News Editor

September 12, 2019

According to an Alert EIU sent Thursday, the alleged male suspect accused of slapping two women on their buttocks Monday and Tuesday night is believed to be driving a red van. The original alert sent Wednesday said the women involved describe the alleged suspect as a skinny white male, approximately 6 fee...

Board of Trustees to vote on 3 program proposals

Analicia Haynes, Senior Reporter

September 12, 2019

Eastern’s Board of Trustees will look at three new programs and take a vote to potentially approve them during a meeting Friday. The programs are the master of science in exercise physiology, master of science in sport administration and the bachelor of science in nursing. Currently, Eastern offers an R...

Tailgate to showcase Eastern to prospective students

Corryn Brock, News Editor

September 12, 2019

The Office of Admissions will host “#FuturePanther Tailgate” Saturday to introduce prospective students to Eastern. Students who are interested in attending Eastern will have the opportunity to attend the Eastern football team’s home opener and tailgate before the game. Check-in will begin...

Faculty forum talks Eastern’s future

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor

September 12, 2019

Higher education is constantly changing, and the Faculty Senate is figuring out how Eastern can keep up competitively. Michael Dobbs, a professor in the school of business, presented the information he gathered about Illinois institutions Thursday afternoon at the faculty forum. Teshome Abebe, chair of the fa...

Students, staff remember 9/11 attacks

Students, staff remember 9/11 attacks

Corryn Brock, News Editor

September 11, 2019

Eighteen years later, 9/11 continues to draw a wide array of emotions from many Americans. Eastern students shared how they spent the day and ways they feel other students can use the day to reflect. Makayla Upton, a sophomore digital media major, said she does personal reflections on 9/11 to think...

Student senate has first meeting of school year

Student senate has first meeting of school year

Zoe Donovan, Reporter

September 11, 2019

Student senate met for its first meeting Wednesday at 7 p.m. The meeting acted mostly as an orientation for the school year and brought several new members into the student organization. Student senate meetings take place every Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Tuscola Room on the third floor of the Martin...

TED Talks on 9/11 delivered at Eastern Wednesday

Imani Tapley, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2019

With tables filled in the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union, students and staff gathered to discuss what impacts 9/11 has had during the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism’s “Chasing the American Dream” series. After signing in, students were able to sit ...

Reports of suspicious man surface on campus

Corryn Brock and Hannah Shillo, News Editor and Associate News Editor

September 11, 2019

A man was reported to have unwantedly slapped two women on their buttocks Monday and Tuesday night, according to an Alert EIU message sent out Wednesday around 6 p.m.  According to the alert both women described the alleged suspect as a skinny white male, approximately 6 feet tall with glasses and...

400th commemoration continues in Doudna

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

September 10, 2019

Amber Johnson, an Associate Professor of Communications at Saint Louis University brought in three experiences for students, faculty and community members at Eastern’s campus on Tuesday. Johnson’s events focus on the idea of radical imagination and radical forgiveness. Johnson is also resp...

Reporter explains effects of investigative journalism

Reporter explains effects of investigative journalism

Corryn Brock, News Editor

September 10, 2019

Robert Downen, a 2014 graduate of the School of Journalism, was named Journalist of the Year by Eastern’s journalism division for an ongoing series entitled “Abuse of Faith,” covering 20 years of widespread sexual abuse and misconduct among one of the largest denominations of Baptists in the U.S....

Eastern remembers World Trade Center attacks

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

September 10, 2019

Students, staff and community members can gather Wednesday morning to memorialize those who died on 9/11 at the remembrance ceremony. Beth Dunahee, assistant director of military services, said the purpose of the ceremony is to reflect and recognize that freedom is a privilege. “Remember it and r...

First EIU ‘Ted Talk’ to kick off on Wednesday

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

September 9, 2019

Students can attend the first EIU Ted Talk to participate in civic discussion Wednesday about how 9/11 changed immigration policies, how Islamophobia has shifted over years and what freedom of speech entails. Beth Gillespie, director of the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism, said immigrat...

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