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Older students give advice for freshmen

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2018


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Sophomore and senior students shared their experiences during their first year of college and advice for current freshman. Senior accounting major Justin Brenson said taking the successes with the failures during the first year of college is important. He said freshmen should prepare for their expe...

Landscape of Guitar concert to incorporate animated paintings

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

October 24, 2018


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The Landscape of Guitar, an animated painting concert experience, will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Recital Hall at the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The show is a combination of the Patchouli and Terra Guitarra projects of vocalist and guitarist Julie Patchouli and guitarist Bruce Hecksel. ...

Candlelight vigil to honor victims, survivors of domestic violence

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2018


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HOPE of East Central Illinois is hosting the annual candlelight vigil from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Morton Park to honor victims and survivors of domestic violence. HOPE is a domestic violence service provider offering housing, 24-hour confidential sheltering, a 24-hour crisis hotline and transition...

CAA to consider proposal for new organizational development program option

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

October 24, 2018


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The Council on Academic Affairs will discuss a new organizational development, agricultural and rural enterprise option at its meeting on Thursday. According to the new option proposal, this addition to the organizational development program is to attract students who complete associate degrees in agricultural f...

Cultural Fest to include international food, entertainment

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

October 23, 2018


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Cultural Fest, a free event featuring authentic food and entertainment from Ghana, India, Japan and China, will take place at 5 p.m. Wednesday in the Library Quad. The event will be hosted by the University Board along with the International Student Association, the Asian-American Association and th...

Students get flu shots, learn about health services at 2018 Health Bash

Trevin Milner, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2018


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The 2018 Health Bash offered students the chance to learn more about various health services on campus and get a free flu shot. The Health Education Resource Center hosted the event on Tuesday in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The health bash provided students, faculty and staff a chance t...

Alum author to sign books at Bob’s Bookstore

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

October 23, 2018


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Eastern alumnus David Busboom will be doing a book signing and reading of his newest book “Nightbird” at 1 p.m. on Sunday at Bob’s Bookstore. The reading and book signing will mark the first time Busboom will read from “Nightbird,” and he said he is excited to do so. “I’ve done a few readings in th...

Educating on“Queering Religion”

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2018


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Queering Religion, a discussion-based event focused on educating people about religion and the gender and sexual diversity community, was open to students Tuesday night. Queering Religion began with a showing of an episode of “Queer Eye” entitled “God Bless Gay,” in which a Christian mother str...

Career Services workshop to teach dining etiquette in business setting

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2018


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The Dine, Dress and Drink workshop will teach students proper dining etiquette in a business meal setting at the Brick House Bar and Grill restaurant Wednesday night. Registration is available on Eastern’s website, and it costs $10 per student. John Marr, employer relations specialist for Career S...

IBHE to discuss Eastern’s budget in private meeting on Tuesday

October 22, 2018


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Staff Report | @DEN_News The Illinois Board of Higher Education will hold a private meeting Tuesday to discuss Eastern’s budget from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the 1895 Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. IBHE has a similar meeting at all of their represented universities during the fall semester....

Flu shots to be given at Health Bash

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2018


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The annual Health Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Amanda Harvey, interim associate director with Health and Counseling Services, said the Health Bash will include the health fair and the flu shot clinic, which is free for faculty, staf...

Food pantry helps with food insecurity on campus

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

October 22, 2018


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The Newman Food Pantry will be open more hours each week thanks to a partnership with The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism. According to research studies performed by professor Michael Gillespie, nearly 40 percent of Eastern’s students identified as risk factors for food insecurity. ...

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