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Pemberton raises money for HOPE

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2018


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Pemberton Hall Council’s Middleton Manor Haunted House was open to the public to collect donations for HOPE Friday and Saturday night. At Middleton Manor, attendees were taken in groups by a leader through a hallway downstairs at Pemberton Hall where student volunteers did their best to rattle the ...

Student-led program offers chance for children to learn basic French

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2018


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La Petite École, a student-led program with the purpose of teaching basic French to children from grades 1-6, began Saturday afternoon at Coleman Hall. La Petite École, or “The Little School,” is a four-week program where advanced French students instruct registered children from local elementary ...

Costumed orchestra performs Fright Night at Dounda

Costumed orchestra performs Fright Night at Dounda

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

October 28, 2018


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The colorful costumes of the Eastern Symphony Orchestra matched their dynamic performance at the Dvorak Concert Hall at the Doudna Fine Arts Center Sunday evening. Some of the pieces performed included "Hobgoblin" by George Chadwick, "Swan Lake Suite by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Batman Suite by...

Students train for Youth Mental Health First Aid

Students train for Youth Mental Health First Aid

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

October 28, 2018


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A youth mental health first aid training on Friday aimed to certify attendees as Youth Mental Health First Aid responders.  Special education professors Melissa Jones-Bromenshenkel and Kathryn Havercroft led the training. Havercroft said this training is getting increasingly important for stud...

2 winners walk away with gift cards at UB Lip Sync Battle

Dee Luter, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2018


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Two people performed and won two prizes Friday night during the University Board’s Lip Sync Battle.  Lauren King, the UB spotlight department chair, said because of a lack of proper marketing for the event, it was only an hour long with just two performers.  However, that did not stop those in attend...

Music brings art to life at Doudna

Music brings art to life at Doudna

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

October 28, 2018


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Colors danced in time with music as Julie Patchouli and Bruce Hecksel performed “The Landscape of Guitar” Thursday evening at the Doudna Fine Arts Center. With nearly every seat in the Recital Hall full, Patchouli and Hecksel captured the audience’s attention, garnering rounds of enthusiastic...

Culture of Coffee offers history behind popular beverage

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


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The Culture of Coffee will educate attendees about the history of coffee and tea and how they have become powerful objects in American culture at the Café in Klehm Hall on Friday. According to Eastern’s website, the event begins at 10 a.m., but seating is limited to 20 people, so it is important to r...

Annual Pemberton Hall Haunted House set for weekend

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


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The Pemberton Hall Council will host their annual haunted house from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Pemberton Hall. Admission is $2 per person and all proceeds from the event will be donated to HOPE of East Central Illinois. Imani Ryan, president of the Pemberton Hall council and junior family ...

CAA has tied vote over agricultural program option

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

October 25, 2018


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The Council on Academic Affairs did not pass through a proposal for the organizational development, agricultural and rural enterprise option through the organizational development program at its meeting Oct. 25. Bruce Barnard, the program coordinator for the organizational development program, pres...

Professor helps to promote healthy environment

Madelyn Loellke, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


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Biology professor Paul Switzer is bringing a new eco-awareness movement to campus that will help the environment as well as the butterfly population. The movement is called the “Urban Butterfly Initiative” and Switzer said he learned about it after taking a trip to India last year and said the ...

UPD, U.S. Bank work to combat online scams

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2018


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The number of employment scams and online scams has increased this semester and the U.S. Bank branch on campus is teaming up with Eastern and the University Police Department to inform students about these scams and crack down on them.  Lt. James Williams from UPD said the bank and university star...

Student Senate offers recommendations for panther statue location, updated on BLM flag petition

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

October 24, 2018


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The Student Senate heard an update regarding the Black Lives Matter flag petition and offered their recommendations on the possible relocation of the panther statue. When it comes to the petition, Alicia Matusiak, the student vice president of student affairs, said there is only so much the Student ...

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