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Classes 2A and 3A competed in the semifinals at the IHSA Girl’s Track & Field meet

Classes 2A and 3A competed in the semifinals at the IHSA Girl’s Track & Field meet

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Associate News Editor

May 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Girl’s Track & Field from Classes 2A and 3A competed at the Illinois High School Association semifinals at O’Brien Stadium on Friday to qualify for the finals on Saturday. Katelyn Hart, a sophomore at Glenbard West High school, located in Glen Ellyn, competed in the first heat of the Class...

Class 1A competed to qualify for the finals at the IHSA Girl’s Track & Field meet

Class 1A competed to qualify for the finals at the IHSA Girl’s Track & Field meet

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Associate News Editor

May 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

High School students dashed, jumped over hurdles, high-jumped and relay raced their way across the finish line during the Class 1A Semifinals on the first day of the Illinois High School Association Girl’s Track & Field meet hosted at O’Brien Stadium on Thursday. Marianne Mihas, from the Latin...

Student Spotlight: Alisa Hill overcomes challenges, gets to graduate school and internship

Student Spotlight: Alisa Hill overcomes challenges, gets to graduate school and internship

Kareemah Martin, Contributing Writer

April 29, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Alisa Hill, a senior political science major, has overcome several challenges in her journey into Northern Illinois University’s master’s in public administration program. Hill was accepted into Eastern through the Gateway program; she was out of it by her second semester with a GPA of 3.2. Whi...

Eastern drops series to Morehead State

Eastern drops series to Morehead State

Adam Shay, Baseball Reporter

April 29, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

After a promising start to the series with an 11th-inning walk-off victory, the Eastern baseball team failed to come out on top for the rest of the weekend. The Panthers had a thrilling first game against Morehead State as redshirt senior right fielder Frankie Perrone blasted a home run in the bottom of...

Local boy fighting cancer named honorary UPD  officer

Local boy fighting cancer named honorary UPD  officer

Analicia Haynes

April 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Following a line of police cars with their red and blue lights flashing, 7-year-old Tristan Farris sat in the backseat of his parent’s car Thursday night before parking in the University Police Department parking lot. Jumping out of the car wearing Aviator sunglasses and his own police officer uniform...

Baseball team hosts Morehead State

Baseball team hosts Morehead State

Maher Kawash, Baseball Reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

The Eastern baseball team has found its stride offensively and will try to keep it going against some tougher Ohio Valley Conference competition. The Panthers host Morehead State for another three-game series starting Friday at 3 p.m., and it comes at a solid time considering Eastern is fresh off...

Panthers set for 2 doubleheaders

Panthers set for 2 doubleheaders

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

April 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports

The Eastern had a chance to rebound against non-conference opponent Illinois Wednesday, but it lost its fourth straight game. Win or lose, it was not going to hurt Eastern in the OVC standings, but losing the lead late again was not part of the plan. But this weekend, with four OVC games scheduled,...

3 things learned in spring football

3 things learned in spring football

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

April 26, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

1. The quarterback position is open, but there may be frontrunners.  Four quarterbacks competed in spring camp for the Panthers and in the eyes of the Eastern coaching staff, four quarterbacks still have a chance to be the starter against Arkansas in the season opener.  There was redshirt-sop...

Student Spotlight: Madeleine Gillman presents honors thesis at two different conferences

Student Spotlight: Madeleine Gillman presents honors thesis at two different conferences

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter

April 25, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Madeleine Gillman, a senior English major with minors in women’s, gender and sexuality studies and sociology, presented her honors thesis “Everything Stays the Same: Women’s Autonomy in America” at this year’s Sigma Tau Delta Conference, held in March, and at the National Conference on U...

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