The Daily Eastern News

Students, employers network at Job, Internship Fair

Students, employers network at Job, Internship Fair

Inanna Weller, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

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 13, 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


Filed under Showcase, Through the lens

Author speaks out against police brutality

Author speaks out against police brutality

Bailey Chandler, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

Student Senate votes to approve 7 out of 9 RSOs

Student Senate votes to approve 7 out of 9 RSOs

Logan Raschke, News Editor

February 6, 2019


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Student Senate approved seven out of nine student organizations proposed at the hearing Wednesday night. The Senate voted to table the remaining two student organizations until next week’s hearing. Approved RSOs include Biology Ambassadors at Eastern, Percussion Club, E-Sports Club, Human Services...

Eastern celebrates Chinese New Year

Eastern celebrates Chinese New Year

Valentina Vargas, Multicultural Reporter

February 5, 2019


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“Happy New Year” was the phrase heard all throughout the night for the Chinese Lunar New Year. The Chinese Students and Scholars, Asian American Association and University Board celebrated in a get-together with students at the Chinese Lunar New Year at the University Ballroom in Martin Luther...

Tattoos help men’s basketball players remember past

Tattoos help men’s basketball players remember past

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

February 4, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

One remembers a loved one lost, one remembers a home land he wants to return to and the other remembers the chance to play the sport he loves. All three have those things imprinted on their skin forever. When JaQualis Matlock is fighting inside the lane for a rebound or makes a basket during an Eastern men...

How Ja Morant, Dylan Windler and Nick Mayo aim to make the NBA and change the OVC forever

How Ja Morant, Dylan Windler and Nick Mayo aim to make the NBA and change the OVC forever

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

February 1, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Editors note: This article chronicles the journeys of the Ohio Valley Conference’s Ja Morant, Dylan Windler and Nick Mayo as they transition from OVC basketball players and NBA prospects to professional players and ambassadors for their conference and schools. It was not Madison Square Garden, it was cer...

Pace, Steele combine to snap Eastern’s losing streak

Pace, Steele combine to snap Eastern’s losing streak

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

February 1, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Eastern women’s basketball Team wanted a win, it could even be said they needed a win Thursday night against Eastern Kentucky. Riding a 29-point performance from sophomore guard Karle Pace, Eastern got just what they wanted, and needed, in an 80-60 win. A win over a now 0-9 (OVC) Eastern Kentucky ...

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