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CEVO requests donations at Student Senate

Jelan Buchanan, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2020

The Civic Engagement and Volunteerism Office asked for the Student Senate executive board and senators to sign up and become site leaders, and it requested any amount of donation from the Student Senate to use toward Panther Service Day. The student senators will review the request and provide feedback. CEVO...

DEN Quick News: 5 things you need to know today

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2020

Today is March 11, 2020. Here are five things you need to know today. 1. Faculty Senate voices opinions on Coronavirus plans Eastern's Faculty Senate expressed concerns about Eastern potentially moving to online-only classes in response to the global COVID-19 outbreak at its meeting Tuesday. The poss...

Student Senate to hear CEVO report, talk budget cuts

Jelan Buchanan, Reporter

March 10, 2020

Eastern’s Student Senate will be meeting with the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism to discuss Panther Service Day at its Wednesday meeting in the Arcola/Tuscola room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union at 7 p.m. Student Body President Carson Gordon said that CEVO will be coming...

Play on life of Hedy Lamar coming to Eastern

Mikaleen Lawrence, Contributing Reporter

March 10, 2020

“Hedy! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr” will be performed in The Theatre at the Doudna Fine Arts Center on Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m. both days. Lamarr is known as a famous actress internationally but documents found recently showed that there was much more behind the woman on...

Fireside chat talks women empowerment

Allison Little, Reporter

March 10, 2020

Tuesday’s fireside chat discussed the 19th amendment, the #MeToo movement and the importance of women in the political system. The event was a part of the “Chasing the American Dream” series on campus hosted by the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism and took place in the University Ballroom...

March to City Hall planned for Wednesday

Staff Report

March 10, 2020

A march in protest of white supremacy messages found on campus two weeks ago is scheduled for Wednesday on Eastern's campus. The march, which students, staff and faculty are encouraged to attend, begins in Booth Library at 4 p.m.  Those in attendance will walk from Booth Library to City Hall....

Glassman issues statement on COVID-19

Staff Report

March 10, 2020

Eastern President David Glassman released a statement to the Eastern community via email Tuesday night, in which he said there is no presence of the COVID-19 virus at Eastern or in the Charleston community.  Glassman's message comes amidst a series of universities around the country moving to online-only c...

Faculty Senate voices opinion on coronavirus plans

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2020

The executive board of Eastern’s Faculty Senate met with Eastern President David Glassman and Provost Jay Gatrell last week, where they discussed Eastern’s potential plans moving forward in response to the global COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. Eastern students studying abroad in Italy have been...

Newman Catholic Center members to assist in Kentucky

Bailey Sharpmack, Contributing Writer

March 10, 2020

Members of the Newman Catholic Center are taking their annual Alternative Spring Break trip to help others through community service. Since 1993, the Alternative Spring Break trip has been used as a way to serve communities around the country by working with children in group homes, assisting people...

Faculty Senate to talk events

News Staff, Staff Report

March 9, 2020

The Faculty Senate will address upcoming mental health events during its meeting Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Room 4440 of Booth Library. The senate will also hear a report from the provost, an update on the Textbook Rental committee and task force update during the meeting as well as other business that...

Student Senate prepares for elections

Jelan Buchanan, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2020

The Student Senate is seeking candidates for the 2020 Student Government Election and has made election packets elaborating the time and dates of the election process. Election commissioner Ethan Osborne said the point of this election is to get new individuals to represent the students.  He said it is even more important because it ...

Fireside chat to talk women’s suffrage, #MeToo

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

March 9, 2020

Tuesday’s fireside chat will discuss the 19th Amendment, the #MeToo Movement and the importance of women running for office. Beth Gillespie, director of the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism, said the talk will go over the history of women’s suffrage. She said learning about that h...

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