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College 101: How to relieve stress

Elizabeth Wood, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2019


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Stress is in the air this week as midterm deadlines begin to loom over student’s heads. Various assignments and tests accumulate on top of desks and inside book bags that only their owners can seem to sort through. However, students do not have to trudge through stress alone. Graduate assistant Emmanuel...

CAA to vote on revisions to majors, minors

Staff Report

February 27, 2019


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The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on 17 actions items during their meeting in Room 4440 of Booth Library at 2 p.m. Thursday. The items include theater, math, communications and other disciplines across the list of three major revisions, one new minor, two revised minors, five new courses, fo...

Former extremist informs students about global issues at symposium

Former extremist informs students about global issues at symposium

Lauren King, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2019


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Sammy Rangel, a former violent extremist, and other keynote speakers addressed globally important issues about diveristy at the Eighth Annual Interdisciplinary Center for Global Diversity Symposium Tuesday afternoon. The first to speak among the list was Rangel, author and executive director of the Li...

Documentary details Charleston’s account of historical moon landing

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2019


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“To The Moon and Back: An Oral History on the Lunar Landing,” a documentary produced in collaboration between the History Department, Booth Library and WEIU-TV, explains Charleston’s account of the moon landing. History graduate student Jonathan Williams and reference librarian Andy Cougill were chie...

UB concludes its ‘Date Night Series’ with karaoke, bowling night

UB concludes its ‘Date Night Series’ with karaoke, bowling night

Corryn Brock

February 26, 2019


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"Karaoke and Bowling” completed University Board’s “Date Night Series” on Tuesday night. Mariah Marlar, University Board chair and senior public relations major, said the event was a good way to break up the monotony of midterms. “It’s fun to see people come out and have fun and relax wi...

UPD investigating reported sexual assault

Staff Report

February 26, 2019


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The University Police Department is currently investigating a sexual assault that was reported to have happened on campus. The assault reportedly occurred in Lawson Hall on Feb. 17 to a female. The assault is currently under investigation. Standard protocol for UPD for sexual assault investigation include a me...

Heleine announced as new chief deputy of Coles County Sheriff’s Department

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February 26, 2019


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Former Lt. Tyler Heleine has been promoted to Chief Deputy of the Coles County Sheriff’s Department, according to a press release. Heleine has worked for the department since 2007 under several titles, including correctional deputy, patrol deputy, inspector at the East Central Illinois Task Force...

Aerospace engineer from NASA to present in Booth Library

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February 26, 2019


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An aerospace engineer from NASA will present “Orion: Back to the Moon and Beyond” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Room 4440 of Booth Library, in an event that is free and open to the public. The presentation by Ann Over, NASA aerospace engineer and deputy manager for the European Service Module Integration ...

Fraternities, sororities to pair up for Greek Week 2019

Carole Hodorowicz, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2019


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Fraternities and sororities will be paired up for Greek Week 2019. Other changes made to Greek Week 2019 include removing the GPA requirement and replacing Cans for Construction with making tie blankets. The pairings consist of one fraternity and one sorority, with the exception of one pairing consisting o...

Students play NAACP-themed Jeopardy game

Students play NAACP-themed Jeopardy game

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2019


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Students competed in an NAACP-themed game of Jeopardy at the Coleman Auditorium Monday night. The categories included quotes from famous equal rights activists, movies and television shows featuring well-known African-American actors and prominent civil rights events and figures. Students who att...

Speakers to discuss global issues at symposium

Logan Raschke, News Editor

February 26, 2019


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Sammy Rangel, executive director of the Life After Hate nonprofit organization, will talk about his past experiences as a former violent extremist at the Eighth Annual Interdisciplinary Center for Global Diversity Symposium Tuesday afternoon. According to the ICGD program, Rangel joined the Maniac Latin...

UB to host night of karaoke, bowling

Logan Raschke, News Editor

February 26, 2019


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Students, faculty, staff and people from the Charleston community can sing and bowl their hearts out at University Board’s first Karaoke Bowling Tuesday night. Sienna Mark, a junior health administration major and the special events coordinator for UB, said she is expecting a little over 100 peopl...

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