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PHOTO: College of Health and Human Services Dean Search continued

PHOTO: College of Health and Human Services Dean Search continued

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor

January 21, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Through the lens

Özlem H. Ersin, the associate dean of the College of Health and Behavioral Studies at James Madison University in Virginia, was the third person to be interviewed for the dean of the College of Health and Human Services Friday morning in Booth Library. She discussed holistic admissions methods and how students for the college should...

New Miss Black and Gold crowned

New Miss Black and Gold crowned

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

January 21, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Cheryl-Anne Johnson, a junior athletic training major, placed her hands over her mouth and closed her eyes after she was named Miss Black and Gold Friday night. When Emonie Jordan, one of the coaches and co-coordinators of the pageant, walked over to Johnson on the stage in the Grand Ballroom of the Ma...

Hundreds of students show for service

Hundreds of students show for service

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

January 21, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Over 200 students gathered on- and off-campus to perform community service for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Monday afternoon. Beth Gillespie, interim director of the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism, said this is just the beginning of events the office offers students to give...

Vigil, march held to honor King, his work

Vigil, march held to honor King, his work

Imani Tapley, Staff Reporter

January 21, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Students and staff came together in the Thomas Hall lobby to prepare for the 32nd annual Candlelight Vigil and March to the Martin Luther King Union Building in honor of King. The Zeta Nu chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. helped participants light their candles and begin to march. ...

Eastern women’s basketball team wins second OVC game

Eastern women’s basketball team wins second OVC game

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

In the third quarter of Eastern and Murray State’s game Thursday in Lantz Arena, the Racers took their first lead of the game at 51-50 with 2:30 remaining in the quarter. With the remnants of a third quarter collapse last Thursday still in Eastern’s head, things started to look all too familiar,...

Morant scores 27, Murray State downs Eastern

Morant scores 27, Murray State downs Eastern

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Eastern knew what it was up against when the Panthers (10-8, 3-2) tipped off Thursday’s game against the high-powered Murray State (14-2, 5-0) offense, led by projected NBA lottery pick Ja Morant, in what ended with an 83-61 Racer victory. Aside from the Racers’ efficient and potent offense, which...

Stud freshman Burrell gets healthy at right time for Eastern

Stud freshman Burrell gets healthy at right time for Eastern

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Before the men’s basketball team started its regular season, head coach Jay Spoonhour rattled off names of players he expected would be playmakers this season. Out of the names of junior transfers and experienced players from last season’s team, one freshman’s name made it out of Spoonhour’s...

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