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Students ‘pop’ questions, discussion for Perry

Students ‘pop’ questions, discussion for Perry

Abigail Taylor, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2015


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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


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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

Reporters expose details from Ferguson protests

Jarad Jarmon, Managing Editor

February 6, 2015


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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

Fourth presidential finalist focuses on outreach

Katie Smith, Editor-in-Chief

January 29, 2015


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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

Third presidential finalist shares experience, goals

Luis Martinez, Stephanie Markham, and Debby Hernandez

January 25, 2015


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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

Presidential forums continue with second finalist

Stephanie Markham, Debby Hernandez, and Luis Martinez

January 23, 2015


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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

Presidential candidate addresses campus issues, priorities

Debby Hernandez, Associate News Editor

January 22, 2015


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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...

Student new year resolutions

January 14, 2015


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

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

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor

December 15, 2014


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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

Ferguson sparks movements among Eastern students

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor

December 1, 2014


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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...

Photo Gallery: Blue Madness

Photo Gallery: Blue Madness

October 31, 2014


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