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Global Cultural Night kicks off International Education week

Global Cultural Night kicks off International Education week

Imani Tapley, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Students, staff and family members had a chance to share their cultures through music, dance and sixteen other kinds of performances during Global Cultural Night on Friday. Sarah Dodoo, president of the Association of International Students and a second-year graduate student majoring in family and consu...

FEATURE PHOTO: Pie a celeb

FEATURE PHOTO: Pie a celeb

November 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Through the lens

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School districts, Eastern students connect at Fall Education Job Fair

School districts, Eastern students connect at Fall Education Job Fair

Faith Morris, Contributing Writer

November 7, 2018


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As students think ahead to graduation, events like the Fall Education Job Fair held Wednesday in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union showcase not only which school districts are hiring but give students a chance to talk with potential employers as well. Amanda Wiedler, a senior elementary ...

A road less traveled: How Eastern’s Dytarious Johnson went from a Michigan recruit, to one of the OVC’s best talents

A road less traveled: How Eastern’s Dytarious Johnson went from a Michigan recruit, to one of the OVC’s best talents

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Eastern sophomore linebacker Dytarious Johnson’s football career was originally not supposed to happen at Eastern.  The six-foot-one, 255-pound linebacking product from Alabama was tagged as a three-star recruit coming out of Prattville High School and committed to play football at the Universi...

Election judges help voters on Election Day

Election judges help voters on Election Day

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

November 6, 2018


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As people hit the polls on Tuesday, Linda Kirby sat at the 19th precinct table in the Newman Catholic Center with other election judges and reminisced on how her life had intertwined with voting. The year was 1971; young men were dying in the Vietnam War and Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway to Heaven’ h...

Doudna honors veterans: EIU Wind Symphony performs a Veteran’s Day tribute concert

Doudna honors veterans: EIU Wind Symphony performs a Veteran’s Day tribute concert

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

November 1, 2018


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Red, white and blue lights shone on the walls of the Dvorak concert hall in honor of the Veteran’s Day Call to Duty concert Thursday evening. Professor Alicia Neal conducted the EIU Wind Symphony in performing several patriotic pieces, along with guest director James Druffel. Provost Jay Gatrell...

FEATURE PHOTO: ROTC Pride

FEATURE PHOTO: ROTC Pride

November 1, 2018


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Faculty Senate explores specifics of potential university think tank

Faculty Senate explores specifics of potential university think tank

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

October 31, 2018


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Faculty Senate discussed the specifics of a university think tank, a more specific shared governance resolution and an update on international students at its meeting on Tuesday. The idea of a think tank, which would focus on macro ideas and trends in higher education and would look at Eastern’...

Student performers take stage at drag show

Student performers take stage at drag show

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

October 31, 2018


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Eight students performed in drag for the EIU Pride Student Drag Show on Tuesday night. Six performers were Eastern students, and two were local high school students. Mother Natwhore, a performer in the show, has performed in three drags shows at Eastern in the past. He said the show is beneficial for...

Bollant to get first look at team on Thursday in exhibition

Bollant to get first look at team on Thursday in exhibition

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Eastern’s women’s basketball head coach, Matt Bollant, wants his team to play at a faster pace this season than they did last year. Bollant feels he has the personnel to do so and will get a look at his new strategy in action Thursday in an exhibition against Illinois-Wesleyan. Last season the Panthers kne...

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