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College 101: SSC, students cite steps for success

College 101: SSC, students cite steps for success

Imani Tapley, Staff Reporter

August 26, 2019

At the beginning of a new semester, students are finding new ways to succeed with new study habits.  Sophomore psychology major Brianna Townsend said she studies best when she uses highlighters.   Townsend said listening to instrumental music could actually help people study. “Try not to li...

Women’s Equality Day: Students share thoughts

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor

August 25, 2019

Ninety-nine years.  That is how long women in the U.S. have had the right to vote.  President Donald Trump said in his presidential proclamation that Women’s Equality Day, celebrated Monday, commemorates the adoption of the 19th Amendment in the U.S. Constitution—the amendment that gave Ame...

College 101: Eastern students share study spots

Corryn Brock, Hannah Shillo

August 25, 2019

Finding the perfect study spot can be difficult, but many Eastern students have found a spot that fits their study needs. Logan Marr, a senior business management major, said he has found some favorite spots both on and off campus, but he prefers to study on campus. Marr said he enjoys studying...

Students follow up on their first week

Corryn Brock, News Editor

August 25, 2019

The first week of classes is over, and many students are ready for the semester ahead of them. During the first week of classes, many students get to know their classmates and meet professors while some students drop classes and change what they are taking after reading through the syllabus. Now...

Goat Yoga: Instructors explain new exercise activity

Goat Yoga: Instructors explain new exercise activity

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

August 25, 2019

Yoga enthusiasts and animal lovers flocked to the Lincoln Log Cabin to participate in Goat Yoga, one of the more recent exercise trends of the last few years, Saturday morning. Goat Yoga at the Lincoln Log Cabin saw participants go through an hour-long class in which they stretched and balanced while...

Food assistance available in Coles County

Abby Lee, Staff Reporter

August 22, 2019

The areas of Charleston and Mattoon have several food pantries available for anyone in need of them. There is one in Charleston called the Standing Stone Community Center and goes hand in hand with Carpenters Table. This is located at 375 North 14th St. There is one in Mattoon called the Mattoon...

CAA hears of Nursing program, approves 8 items

Emilie Bowman, Staff Reporter

August 22, 2019

Editors Note: This story has been modified from its original edition. Previously the article misquoted Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs Jason Hood. Hood did not say he was excited to "oppose" his colleagues. The News regrets the error.  The Council of Academic Affairs approved eight ...

Poster sales ongoing until Friday

Poster sales ongoing until Friday

Elizabeth Taylor

August 22, 2019

The poster sale on the Library Quad was only one of the many events running on the opening week of school, and at first glance, it may seem insignificant in comparison.  However, according to The Daily Eastern News archive, poster sales of this kind have been occurring on the campus since 2005, and the...

Eastern to add 4-year nursing program

Corryn Brock, News Editor

August 21, 2019

Eastern’s Provost Jay Gatrell announced a new four-year nursing degree program at a Faculty Senate meeting Tuesday afternoon. The program currently offered is an RN to BSN program where students who are registered nurses coming from another school can come to Eastern and earn their Bachelor’s...

College 101: How to start volunteering

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor

August 21, 2019

Students looking to give their free time to the community can go to the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism, located on the third floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union, for volunteering opportunities.  Beth Gillespie, director of the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteeris...

UPD talks role on campus, safety

Dominique Brown, Staff Reporter

August 21, 2019

In a town with multiple police forces, the University Police Department stands out. Chief Kent Martin, who has been with the department since 1997 and has been serving as chief of the department since 2016, said the biggest difference between his police department and the Charleston Police Department...

CAA to discuss BIO course amends

Emilie Bowman, Staff Reporter

August 21, 2019

The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on modifying biology course BIO 3888G to include the study abroad course on Tuesday during its 2 p.m. meeting in Room 4440 of Booth Library. The council will also vote on seven more executive action items. Along with biology, TEC 4970 or Special Topics...

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