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Eastern students travel to Champaign grocery stores

Eastern students travel to Champaign grocery stores

Blake Faith, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2019


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Once-a-month trip gives students a chance to shop for international food

PHOTO: Crushing it

PHOTO: Crushing it

February 14, 2019


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Pride members discuss struggles of being both black and queer

Pride members discuss struggles of being both black and queer

Valentina Vargas, Multicultural Reporter

February 13, 2019


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Being black and queer in a predominantly white community is the moment when those who identify as that are aware the most about their identity. Three Pride members and an adviser of the organization talked about being black and queer in society today at the Black Queer Lives Matter panel discussion ...

Workshop informs, answers questions about filing taxes

Workshop informs, answers questions about filing taxes

Melissa Jabek, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2019


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The Income Tax Workshop led by director of accountancy Nicholas Robinson helped students who have struggled filing taxes and had questions regarding the different forms to use Wednesday in the Buzzard Auditorium. Everyone has their own unique situations that affect their tax filing differently, he said....

Students, employers network at Job, Internship Fair

Students, employers network at Job, Internship Fair

Inanna Weller, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2019


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Students and employers gathered to talk job opportunities during the Spring Job and Internship Fair Wednesday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Students showed companies their skill sets during interviews, and some students scheduled interviews with potential employe...

Presentation discusses white male privilege, Kavanaugh

Presentation discusses white male privilege, Kavanaugh

Tom O’Connor, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2019


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Eastern professor Tim Engles highlighted Richard Wright’s diagnostic of the resentment fueling white men in his novel “Savage Holiday,” citing the parallels between an angry white character and Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh at the “White Man, Listen!” presentation at the Booth Library...

New offense focus of baseball team this year

New offense focus of baseball team this year

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

The last time Eastern’s baseball team took the field, it was the eighth seed in the OVC tournament facing Murray State, the seventh seed. The journey of starting the offseason to the point of getting ready for the next season abruptly hit the Panthers in the face, in the fashion of a 15-5 loss to ...

Trivia night held in honor of African American Heritage Month

Trivia night held in honor of African American Heritage Month

Maria Ruettiger, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2019


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The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority held the second annual “Black by Popular Demand: Black Card Revoked” trivia event Monday evening. This trivia event consisted of questions that pertained to African American heritage, music and film, along with questions that the chapter president and secretary m...

PHOTO: Table tennis

PHOTO: Table tennis

February 7, 2019


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Author speaks out against police brutality

Author speaks out against police brutality

Bailey Chandler, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2019


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After the death of her unarmed son, Loretta Prater is determined to fight for justice for those who are also victims to brutal attacks of police force. Buzzard Hall auditorium filled with people ready to hear a presentation given by Prater, a former Eastern employee and author of the book “Excessive...

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