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Students gather for UB’s movie showing

Students gather for UB’s movie showing

Elizabeth Taylor, Staff Reporter

August 29, 2019

University Board hosted a drive-in featuring “Captain Marvel” Thursday evening.  Before the movie began, music blared through the speakers, sporting a mix including ‘80s hits and popular ‘00s dance songs like “Cupid Shuffle.”  The gathered students took this as a cue to transform the parking lot into a dance floor,...

University to close for Labor Day

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

August 29, 2019

In observance of Labor Day, classes on Sept. 2 will not be taking place, giving students a chance to catch up on homework, hang out with friends or just relax. Students will return to campus on Sept. 2 at 8:30 p.m.  Students who remain on campus for the weekend should note some other changes to ...

Civic engagement programs to launch through ‘Chasing the American Dream’ series

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

August 29, 2019

The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism is starting conversations with students about current issues, local and federal governments, the presidential election and civic engagement through its upcoming Chasing the American Dream series. The program officially starts Sept. 5 with the program...

CAA to discuss proposed nursing courses

Emilie Bowman, Reporter

August 28, 2019

The Council of Academic Affairs will be focusing on the new nursing program on Thursday during its 2 p.m. meeting in Room 4440 of Booth Library. On Aug. 21, The Daily Eastern News reported that Eastern’s Provost Jay Gatrell announced the new four-year program proposal at the Faculty Senate meeting on Aug. 20. Currently,...

Tenth Day enrollment expected to be high, likely released Tuesday

Analicia Haynes, Senior Reporter

August 28, 2019

 Fall enrollment is expected to increase again this year, with an anticipated double digit increase in the freshman class.  Josh Norman, the associate vice president of enrollment management, said although he will not give an actual estimate ahead of Tenth Day, the numbers are looking up.  “T...

Tarble to show Spiderman movie

Elizabeth Taylor, Reporter

August 28, 2019

The Tarble Atrium Cinema is kicking off the school year with its first movie showing. “Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse,” an animated look at the multiverse within Marvel’s Spider-man comics, will begin at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the Tarble Atrium. The film is known for its unique...

Students share semester goals

Allison Little, Reporter

August 28, 2019

Several Eastern students share their experience with goal setting and whether or not setting goals are helpful or stressful.  Christos Kyrillou, a sophomore kinesiology and sports recreation major, said goals were something he found to be helpful in his life and with his schedule. “I think ...

Campus Outreach hosts basketball, volleyball events

Adam Tumino, Reporter

August 27, 2019

Campus Outreach began their annual basketball and volleyball tournaments at the courts outside of Stevenson Hall on Tuesday night. The event continues Wednesday night with a championship for both tournaments on Sept. 3.  The teams competing in the basketball tournament, called Rim Rockers, ...

Over 100 students show up to BSU bowling event

Over 100 students show up to BSU bowling event

Imani Tapley, Reporter

August 27, 2019

Over 100 students showed up to the Black Student Union’s ice cream social and bowling event  it held Tuesday night at the EIU Lanes in the MLK Jr. Student Union. With the lanes full and the staff running out of shoe sizes, students were smiling with spoons filled of ice cream.  Board members, m...

Student Involvement Fair shows off RSOs

Student Involvement Fair shows off RSOs

Corryn Brock, News Editor

August 27, 2019

The Student Involvement Fair, formerly known as Pantherpalooza, gave students the opportunity to interact with several groups on and around campus. Groups involved included registered student organizations, local businesses, community non-profits, and religious groups. Kurt Ness, a graduate student...

BSU to host bowling, ice cream social on Tuesday night

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

August 26, 2019

The Black Student Union will host a bowling and ice cream social on Tuesday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the EIU Lanes in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Jay Caver, a senior corporate communications major, heads the BSU. Caver has been actively involved with the student organization for...

RSOs, clubs to mingle at Student Involvement Fair

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor

August 26, 2019

Eastern students have heard about getting involved on campus, and Tuesday they can start by attending the Student Involvement Fair at the Library Quad from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. In case of rain, the fair will move into the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Formerly known as PantherPalooza, the...

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