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Turkey shortage will not impact campus dining

Turkey shortage will not impact campus dining

Roberto Hodge, News Editor

November 18, 2015


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A national turkey shortage has affected 21 states because of the avian flu, which caused turkey prices to increase and the food item to be scarce on the market. More than 7 million turkeys have been infected with the disease; however, the traditional bird was not missing from tables during Eastern’s...

Greek step show unites alumni, students

Greek step show unites alumni, students

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor

November 8, 2015


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Cloaked in all black and sunglasses resembling characters from “The Matrix,” the men stepped while sitting on the ground with unwavering frowns and yellow lights flashed behind them. These were the men of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity who performed two theatric step performances; in the second performance,...

Drag show engages audience

Drag show engages audience

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor

October 26, 2015


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Posed in a white and jeweled flowing gown, Kelasia Karmikal, lip synced music while swaying down the T-shaped runway in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Walking bit by bit in a gown with a slit up the thigh, Karmikal opened her, what looked to be, a gown to reveal...

S.L.U.T. Walk brings awareness to rape culture

S.L.U.T. Walk brings awareness to rape culture

Torri Griffith, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2015


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Students strutted around campus clad in pieces ranging from racy pajamas, underwear and fishnet stockings with shorts, during this year’s annual S.L.U.T. Walk. Students carried signs reading “It’s not consent if you make me afraid to say no,” and “Blame rapist for rape” as they marched...

Homecoming royalty crowned at Coronation

Homecoming royalty crowned at Coronation

Luis Martinez, Entertainment Editor

October 19, 2015


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Members of Eastern’s different registered student organizations cheered and applauded for their favorite nominees as they made their way across the stage in McAfee Gymnasium during Eastern’s Homecoming Coronation. Darien Ghostone and Kelsey Hosea were announced as this year’s Homecoming king...

Video: ROTC rappel training

Video: ROTC rappel training

October 11, 2015


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Eastern's ROTC men and women trained people how to rapel from a building on top of Klehm Hall on October 9, 2015. This is the ROTC's annual event in which ROTC soldiers get better at rappelling and anybody on campus has the opportunity to rappel off the building. The event normally brings in about 300...

Glassman gives State of the University address

Glassman gives State of the University address

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

September 28, 2015


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Eastern President David Glassman said he expects the university enrollment to grow and stabilize by 2017 during his State of the University Address on Monday. Glassman also said athletics would report to the Office of the President as opposed to Student Affairs. Glassman said the transition would...

Kids paint colors at park for annual art day

Kids paint colors at park for annual art day

Mackenzie Freund, City Editor

September 13, 2015


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Families gathered in Morton Park for the annual Kids Art in the Park day put on by the Coles County Art Council Saturday morning. Kids were able to go to stations where they could paint a picture, make a wood sculpture or learn a dance. Josh Stewart, 5, painted a picture with watercolor paint. “I’m...

Video: ROTC cannon crew

Video: ROTC cannon crew

September 11, 2015


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Lake View Trail at Lake Charleston

Lake View Trail at Lake Charleston

Tony Komada, Online Producer

September 7, 2015


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Located south east of the main area of Charleston, Lake Charleston has a bike trail running around various paths next to the lake, called Lake View Trail. The trail can be reached by traveling to the end of McKinley Avenue. The trail is open sunrise to sunset and dog walking is permitted, but motorized...

Video: Pantherpalooza gets students involved

Video: Pantherpalooza gets students involved

Tony Komada, Online Producer

August 28, 2015


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Pantherpalooza showcased groups, clubs and organizations affiliated with Eastern on Wednesday at the south quad. Many organizations said they had good turnout, even at the beginning of the mild day.

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