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$14,230 raised for Special Olympics

$14,230 raised for Special Olympics

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2019


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Students and alumni got a chance to submerge themselves in frigid water on a wintry Sunday night near the campus pond for Eastern’s Polar Plunge. This year was the first one to be glow-themed, which meant participants would jump into a pool lit with black lights, rather than the pond itself, with glow...

Graphics class redesigns logos, websites for local businesses

Graphics class redesigns logos, websites for local businesses

Morgan Bledsoe, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2019


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Eastern’s Graphics IV students redesigned local businesses’ logos, their websites and created a product, for a class project. Students presented their designs to four local business owners Monday and Wednesday afternoon at Doudna in Room 2710. Two of the businesses that showed for the redesign ...

Senate tables vote to form Judicial Research Committee

Senate tables vote to form Judicial Research Committee

Logan Raschke, News Editor

February 27, 2019


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Student Senate voted to table bill 18-19-07, which would approve the formation of a Judicial Research Committee, to next week’s hearing. Senators also voted to approve resolution 18-19-07, which serves as a congratulation to and acknowledgement of the contestants of the Miss Black EIU pageant that ...

Former extremist informs students about global issues at symposium

Former extremist informs students about global issues at symposium

Lauren King, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2019


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Sammy Rangel, a former violent extremist, and other keynote speakers addressed globally important issues about diveristy at the Eighth Annual Interdisciplinary Center for Global Diversity Symposium Tuesday afternoon. The first to speak among the list was Rangel, author and executive director of the Li...

UB concludes its ‘Date Night Series’ with karaoke, bowling night

UB concludes its ‘Date Night Series’ with karaoke, bowling night

Corryn Brock

February 26, 2019


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"Karaoke and Bowling” completed University Board’s “Date Night Series” on Tuesday night. Mariah Marlar, University Board chair and senior public relations major, said the event was a good way to break up the monotony of midterms. “It’s fun to see people come out and have fun and relax wi...

Students play NAACP-themed Jeopardy game

Students play NAACP-themed Jeopardy game

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2019


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Students competed in an NAACP-themed game of Jeopardy at the Coleman Auditorium Monday night. The categories included quotes from famous equal rights activists, movies and television shows featuring well-known African-American actors and prominent civil rights events and figures. Students who att...

GALLERY: Miss Black EIU 2019

GALLERY: Miss Black EIU 2019

February 24, 2019


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Step Afrika! showcases different dance styles

Step Afrika! showcases different dance styles

Hannah Shillo, Entertainment Reporter

February 24, 2019


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The rhythmic stomps and claps in the Theatre bellowed throughout the Doudna Fine Arts Center Saturday night as Step Afrika! made its presence known. Dan Crews, director of programming, publicity and promotions at Doudna, introduced the show, saying Step Afrika! was founded by C. Brian Williams and focus...

Safety group supporting students in recovery

Safety group supporting students in recovery

Logan Raschke, News Editor

February 20, 2019


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The Collegiate Recovery Student Association (CRSA), a new student-led organization on campus, provides a safe space for students to talk addiction and recovery. Collegiate recovery coordinator Emily Won said she describes the CRSA as a “safety group” on campus where students can talk about their ex...

Informal job fair allows education students to network

Informal job fair allows education students to network

Valentina Vargas, Multicultural Reporter

February 20, 2019


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The Buzzard atrium filled with many school districts and education students for the annual Small and Rural Informal Night that gives students a chance to network for job opportunities ahead of the education job fair. Doug Bower, the dean of College of Education, said every semester they host this eve...

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