The Daily Eastern News

Students ‘pop’ questions, discussion for Perry

Students ‘pop’ questions, discussion for Perry

Abigail Taylor, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2015

Eastern’s Student Government and the Housing and Dining Committee paired up for “Popcorn with the Prez” Wednesday at Thomas Hall. “Popcorn with the Prez” allows President Perry to have direct communication with students and to know what is going on around campus. Each residence hall had its own booth ...

Models explore African roots

T'Nerra Butler, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2015

Members of Glamourize Ladies and Men Modeling took lingering strides on a T-shaped runway in remembrance of their African roots on Saturday in the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The Untold Truth: We are Kings and Queens began the show with models walking and posing down the...

Reporters expose details from Ferguson protests

Chris King, the editor of the St. Louis American, along with Wiley Price and Kenya Vaughn, a photographer and reporter respectively, answer questions posed by those in attendance during the Through the Smoke: Covering Ferguson panel on Thursday in the Charleston-Mattoon room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union

Jarad Jarmon, Managing Editor

February 6, 2015

The St. Louis American staff members, who covered the Ferguson, Mo. protests, detailed their experiences with a “scared” police department and a movement made up of a young demographic. During a panel discussion on covering the protests, Chris King, the managing editor, Wiley Price, a photojou...

Fourth presidential finalist focuses on outreach

Guiyou Huang, presently the senior vice president at Norwich University and a candidate for Eastern president, speaks to faculty during the open faculty forum on Wednesday in the Arcola/Tuscola Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

Katie Smith, Editor-in-Chief

January 29, 2015

The fourth candidate for Eastern’s president emphasized the importance of internationalization of the student body, as well as a strategic branding plan in order to increase enrollment during a series of public interviews Wednesday in the Arcola/Tuscola room of the Martin Luther King Junior University...

Third presidential finalist shares experience, goals

Eastern presidential finalist Sam Minner talks with students during the open student forum on Friday in the Arcola/Tuscola Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.  Minner held an informal discussion with students, talking about aspects of his personal life and qualities that he would bring to Eastern, should he be selected president.

Luis Martinez, Stephanie Markham, and Debby Hernandez

January 25, 2015

Sam Minner, the provost and vice president for academic affairs at Radford University in Virginia, was the third of four presidential finalists to speak before the faculty, staff, students and community of Eastern in open interview forums Friday. Minner was a dean for Truman State University for seven...

Presidential forums continue with second finalist

David Glassman, incoming Eastern president, speaks about budget and staffing during a faculty and staff interview session on Jan. 23 in the Arcola-Tuscola room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

Stephanie Markham, Debby Hernandez, and Luis Martinez

January 23, 2015

The second finalist for Eastern’s next presidency shared his ideas for the position during open forum sessions Thursday. David Glassman, the provost and vice president for academic affairs at Bradley University in Peoria, said though he has spent the past five years at a private institution, his...

Presidential candidate addresses campus issues, priorities

Margaret Madden answers questions posed by faculty members during one of the open forum sessions in the Arcola/Tuscola Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union on Wednesday.

Debby Hernandez, Associate News Editor

January 22, 2015

The open forums in the Arcola-Tuscola Room where filled with questions for the potential future president. Margaret Madden is the provost and vice president for academic affairs at State University of New York at Potsdam (since 2002) Madden obtained her bachelor’s degree in psychology at the University of Wisco...

‘Movement’ continues with ‘die-in demonstration’ across campus

‘Movement’ continues with ‘die-in demonstration’ across campus

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor

December 15, 2014

Continuous shouts of “Black lives matter,” “I can’t breath” and “Hands up, don’t shoot” echoed off the residence halls as about 150 students, faculty and staff marched from the South to North Quad and finally to Old Main Friday night. About 50 students lay on the ground in front of ...

Ferguson sparks movements among Eastern students

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Brian Hannah, a senior communications studies major, talks about unification within the black community Monday during The Movement Beyond Ferguson: Being Black in America in Coleman Auditorium.

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor

December 2, 2014

When Travon Moore, a senior accounting major, first entered into Ferguson, Mo., Saturday evening he said he didn’t know what to expect. “I saw military tucks hidden behind big businesses, then I started seeing the burning buildings, it’s different from seeing it on the media and actually being...

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