The Daily Eastern News

Hate is not the answer to problems

Liz Stephens, Contributing Writer

March 25, 2018


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I am appalled by the amount of comments on Facebook telling Emma Gonzalez, a Florida student and survivor of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, who is advocating gun violence prevention, to “burn in hell” over a fake, Photoshopped image of her ripping the Bill of Rights. First...

Crime Blotter-3.05

Lee Mayhood

March 8, 2018


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Crime Blotter- 2.23-3.01

Austin Van Pelt, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2018


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Deadline for scholarships approaches

Staff Report

March 5, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, News

The application deadline for most Eastern scholarships is coming up in March. Local and “legacy” students, along with current students, are able to apply for these. Applicants from Charleston High School or relatives of a Teachers College/Eastern State High School alumnus can apply for the TC Hig...

Eastern has provisions in place in case of shooting

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, News

There have been, on average, five school shootings a month since 2014, according to The New York Times, a fact which has not left America’s schools and universities untouched. Kent Martin, chief of the University Police Department, said responses to active shooter situations, and other crisis s...

Theatre director, producer to share 40 years of theatre experience

Theatre director, producer to share 40 years of theatre experience

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

November 28, 2017


Filed under News, Online, Showcase

Ron Himes, director and founder of the Saint Louis Black Repertory and Henry E. Hampton, Jr. Artist-in-Residence at Washington University, will be delivering a public address titled “Black Theatre: Filling the Void” at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Lecture Hall. Himes will recount...

#StudentSpotlight: Bailey Martin-Giacalone receives The Abraham Lincoln Civic Engagement Award

Travis Moody, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2017


Filed under News, Online

Student Laureate Bailey Martin-Giacalone, a senior biological sciences major, was given an award by the Lincoln Academy of Illinois Student Laureates for her excellence in scholarship, as well as her involvement on campus and in the community. The Abraham Lincoln Civic Engagement Award, which Martin-Giacal...

‘Next to Normal’ opens for cheering audience

‘Next to Normal’ opens for cheering audience

Travis Moody, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under News, Online, Showcase

“Next to Normal” cast members received much praise after their opening performance Wednesday night, with many members of the audience giving them a standing ovation. The theatre arts department chose “Next to Normal” as its fall production, and will be showing it until Sunday. “Next to...

Committee making suggestions, not decisions

Staff Report

November 8, 2017


Filed under Online, Opinions

With it being a few weeks since meetings of the Workgroup Review committee started, The Daily Eastern News staff thinks there are a couple of things to keep in mind. The committee’s focus, lately, has been on the 13-week semester schedule. While this is interesting, and the two weeks students have fre...

CAA to vote on changing medieval studies to global studies

November 8, 2017


Filed under News, Online

A potential name change for the medieval studies minor is set to be voted on at the Council on Academic Affairs’ meeting 2 p.m. Thursday in room 4440 of Booth Library. If passed, the minor would change from medieval studies to premodern global studies, constituting a revision in the minor as well. Other...

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