The Daily Eastern News

Faculty Senate discusses Unit B involvement in senate

Faculty Senate discusses Unit B involvement in senate

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

October 2, 2018


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The Faculty Senate met on Tuesday to discuss Unit B faculty members serving on the senate and the possible combination of the Academic Program Elimination Reorganization Committee and the Sanction Termination Hearing Committee. In the senate’s Sept. 4, 2018 meeting, they first discussed Unit B facult...

NACWC provides life-long bonds

NACWC provides life-long bonds

Madelyn Loellke, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2018


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Since 1896, the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs has existed to help develop young colored women to cultivate a strong bond with their community. Today, it is present on college campuses in all 50 states and the District of Colombia. At Eastern, their mission is stated as working to benefit com...

Man arrested after driving car that was reported stolen

Man arrested after driving car that was reported stolen

Staff Report

September 27, 2018


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A man was arrested in the Andrews Hall parking lot Thursday afternoon after a university police officer noticed he was driving a stolen car. Charleston Police Department Chief Chad Reed said a UPD officer noticed the vehicle was stolen but did not have working lights or sirens on their vehicle. Bot...

Thomas Hall wins ROCFest boat race

Thomas Hall wins ROCFest boat race

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2018


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Residents of Thomas Hall won the annual ROCFest boat race Thursday evening at Campus Pond despite their boat sinking early on in the race. Each residence hall spent all week building different themed boats out of cardboard and duct tape. Ryan Moore, president of Thomas Hall council and freshman hi...

Members of residence halls bond at ROCFest obstacle course

Members of residence halls bond at ROCFest obstacle course

Valentina Vargas, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018


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While people waited for the Movie Premier Obstacle Course Tuesday afternoon to be set up for the Residents On Campus Fest, the students competing played an ice breaker together. Jovan William, the vice president of community engagement for residents hall association, said the Movie Premier Obstac...

German Club Celebrates Oktoberfest

German Club Celebrates Oktoberfest

Adam Tumino, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2018


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The German festival Oktoberfest is underway, and Eastern students celebrated in Coleman Hall on Monday at 6 p.m. The event was hosted by the German Club and featured a trivia contest, traditional German food and a taste of contemporary German music. 2018 marks the 208th anniversary of the first Oktoberfest...

ROCFest: Residence halls play trivia

ROCFest: Residence halls play trivia

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2018


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Trivia night kicked off the beginning of ROCFest on Monday night in the Great Room of Pemberton Hall. Team members of the residence halls on campus gathered at 5 p.m. to compete for points that will add to their total for the whole week. The first game played was based on the players’ knowledge ...

Gallery: Family Weekend

Gallery: Family Weekend

September 23, 2018


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Defense cannot hold on in 41-40 loss to Tennessee State

Defense cannot hold on in 41-40 loss to Tennessee State

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

September 23, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

For the third week in a row, all that could be said by the Eastern football team after suffering a loss was that something needed to change. After losing to Tennessee State 41-40 on Saturday at O’Brien Field, in a game where the Panthers led by 21-points, Eastern is now 0-4, looking for answers, and...

Students find opportunity at job fair

Students find opportunity at job fair

Jelan Buchanan, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2018


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Students came to the job fair to meet potential new employers during the Job and Internship fair Thursday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. Union. Essence Chatman, a senior public relations major, said she attended the job fair because this is her last year at Eastern. “I’m graduat...

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