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Crittenden back at safety for Eastern football after missing all of 2017

Crittenden back at safety for Eastern football after missing all of 2017

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

If you were to travel back in time one year and comb the Eastern football team’s sideline, mottled amongst players suited up and those not suited up you would find sophomore safety Raymond Crittenden in the mix with the latter. Crittenden, a two-sport athlete who plays football currently and also...

Men’s soccer team ties 0-0 with IUPUI on road

Men’s soccer team ties 0-0 with IUPUI on road

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Soccer, Sports

In almost every statistical category possible, the men’s soccer team outperformed IUPUI Wednesday. The only thing IUPUI (1-2-2) had more of than Eastern (2-2-2) was saves, which attests to the fact that Eastern had more shots and shots on goal. Other than that, Eastern and IUPUI tied with their...

Eastern honors lives lost on 9/11

Eastern honors lives lost on 9/11

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Yesterday marked the 17 anniversary of the attacks of 9/11, and Eastern honored the day by having a memorial service in the Library Quad. The service included the planting of 200 American flags and a wreath, as well as a speech from Veterans Service Officer Blake Leitch. Leitch’s speech centered...

Poster sale going on until Friday

Poster sale going on until Friday

Corryn Brock, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Eastern’s Department of Art and Design is sponsoring a poster sale through Friday in the Library Quad from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Students have the opportunity to work at the event for free posters. Those interested can find Christie Castle, the director of the sale, and ask to work during the event. Jo...

Secretary of State’s Mobile Service comes to campus

Secretary of State’s Mobile Service comes to campus

Jesse Wilson-Brown, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The Secretary of State’s Mobile Service has made its first appearance of the semester on Eastern’s campus. From 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., employees of the Secretary of State’s office were in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Bridge Lounge providing the services of a regular DMV. According...

Students reflect on good times with grandparents

Students reflect on good times with grandparents

Brooke Schwartz, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Several students on campus shared the love they had for their grandparents in honor of National Grandparent’s Day that was on Sunday. Jessica Craig, a junior special education major, said she would describe her grandparents, William and Diane Lacoco, fondly. “My grandma was Polish, so she was ...

Illinois State blows out Eastern 48-10

Illinois State blows out Eastern 48-10

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

September 9, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Exhale. That’s really all the Eastern football team can do after losing 48-10 to Illinois State in the 107th edition of the Mid-America Classic Saturday on the road. It seemed that nothing went right for the Panthers in a game where they gave up 582 yards on offense, 328 through the air and 254...

Panelists identify importance of liberal education in universities

Panelists identify importance of liberal education in universities

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Four panelists addressed the importance of a liberal education and the responsibility universities have to promote this type of education Thursday during this semester’s faculty forum at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Philosophy professor Gary Aylesworth, math professor Charles Delman, Eastern provos...

Eastern, Illinois State to meet for 107th time

Eastern, Illinois State to meet for 107th time

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

September 6, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

There will be no love lost on Saturday when the Eastern football team travels to Illinois State for the 107th installment of the Mid-America Classic. Plain and simple, Eastern does not like Illinois State and Illinois State does not like Eastern.  There is truly no sugar coating how these progra...

Students learn about studying in other countries at fair

Students learn about studying in other countries at fair

Adam Tumino, Staff Reporter

September 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Both aspiring and experienced world travelers gathered in the Grand Ballroom at the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union for the Fall 2018 Study Abroad Fair on Sept. 5. The event ran from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. and featured representatives from numerous study abroad programs on campus. Information about trips...

Students have ‘Pops with the Cops’

Students have ‘Pops with the Cops’

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

September 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The University Board hosted “Pops with the Cops” Wednesday afternoon, where students had the opportunity to eat popsicles with officers from the University Police Department. Tess McArthy, the University Board human potential coordinator, said the event is a chance for the University Police Depart...

Faculty Senate discusses allowing Unit B faculty to serve in senate

Faculty Senate discusses allowing Unit B faculty to serve in senate

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The Faculty Senate discussed the role Unit B faculty should, or are able to, play on the senate, as well as shared governance and an annual lecture series at its meeting Tuesday. Annually contracted faculty, a part of the overall Unit B faculty, make up from one-third to one-fourth of almost every dep...

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