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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...

DEN Quick News: 5 things you need to know today

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

March 9, 2020

Today is March 9, 2020. Here are the five things you need to know today. 1. Students take to Charleston for Unofficial celebration Eastern students, alumni and visitors, celebrated the annual Unofficial St. Patrick's day party Saturday in Charleston. Full story: 2. NACWC working on projects at Eastern The National Association Colored Women's Club and its Eastern chapter, Women Improving Lives, a...

‘These Shining Lives’ performed at Eastern

Josh Hernandez, a junior majoring in finance and who plays Tom, who is Catherine’s husband in the play, and Merri Bork, a junior majoring in theatre and who plays Catherine, perform during dress rehearsal for “These Shining Lives” in The Theatre. In this scene, Tom comforts Catherine after she had a dream about dying. Catherine has Tom promise her that neither he nor the children will forget her when she dies.

Elizabeth Wood, Photo Editor

March 8, 2020

Time, it seems, was inescapable for four women: Catherine, Pearl, Charlotte and Francis, as they each laughed and cried together during “These Shining Lives” at the Doudna Fine Arts Center in The Theatre on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The play is a docudrama based on true events that...

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