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Council to be utilized to decide on BLM flag alternatives

Council to be utilized to decide on BLM flag alternatives

Logan Raschke, News Editor

February 20, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Sophia Sarver, a graduate assistant for the Student Life Office, said the alternatives to the Black Lives Matter Flag that Student Senate voted on during their Dec. 5 hearing will not be decided until a Diversity Action Council is established. Sarver said she and Ceci Brinker, director of student lif...

PHOTO: Gals being pals

PHOTO: Gals being pals

February 20, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Through the lens

Students perform in Jazz Combos concert

Students perform in Jazz Combos concert

Tyler Lappin, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2019


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The EIU Jazz Combos performed Tuesday night at the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Student performers played in front of faculty, other students and people from the Charleston community. The nearly hour-long concert consisted of the Vanguard Quintet, the Birdland Quintet and the Blue Note Quintet playing...

Swim teams set for Summit League Championship

Swim teams set for Summit League Championship

Tom O'Connor, Swim Reporter

February 19, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Swimming

Reflecting on the 2018 Summit League Championships, sophomore Race Archibald wants to create new memories, ones that could replace the old. “Yes, I did get season bests last year, but to be honest, I don’t think I swam all that well last year,” Archibald said. “I’m hoping to redeem myself...

Lecturer discusses how Civil War issues live on

Lecturer discusses how Civil War issues live on

Tom O'Connor, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019


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Gaines Foster, Louisiana State University professor, said economic and cultural divisions factor into support or opposition for confederate symbols instead of regional ones, forming the essence of his “Still Fighting the Civil War?” lecture at the Doudna lecture hall on Monday. Kicking off the fi...

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


Filed under Showcase, Through the lens

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....

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