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Theatre troupe to perform at ’80s-themed dinner, murder mystery

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter September 20, 2018

Students and family members will have the chance to attend an ‘80s style dinner and murder mystery at 5:30 p.m. Friday in the University Ballroom at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The...

Families have opportunity to make blankets to give back this weekend

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief September 20, 2018

Students and their families will have the opportunity to give back to the community during this year’s Family Weekend by volunteering for one of two different events on Saturday. Beth Gillespie, the...

Families can create art at Tarble Arts Extravaganza

Karena Ozier, Staff Reporter September 20, 2018

The Tarble Arts Center is hosting their annual Tarble Arts Extravaganza alongside Family Weekend on Saturday, starting at 1 p.m. in Tarble’s atrium. Riley Snyder, a student worker at Tarble, said three...

What you need to know about the Panther Tailgate

Valentina Vargas, Staff Reporter September 20, 2018

The Tailgating spots are located West of the Panther Football Stadium in the grass lot known as Tent City and Billy’s Backyard Billy’s Backyard is a kid’s zone filled with inflatables for...

FUNfest to include family activities

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter September 20, 2018

Family Weekend FUNfest will take place from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. on Saturday at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union, and it is free for everyone to attend. According to the official 2018 Family...

‘Quidditch’ comes to life at Eastern

Chrissy Miller September 15, 2017

‘Muggles’ will get to experience their very own Eastern Quidditch tournament at 4 p.m. on Friday in the Library Quad. The tournament is set to honor the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and is sponsored...

Professor, alumna to perform at murder mystery dinner

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter September 15, 2017

A rancher has been killed, and no one knows who did it. As part of Family Weekend, a murder mystery dinner will allow guests to try and solve the crime. People who attend might even be involved in the...

Captain Rat and the Blind Rivets to perform for Family Weekend

Staff Report September 15, 2017

Featuring silly hats and zany antics, Captain Rat and the Blind Rivets will perform a family-oriented show at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. According to a press release, the concert...

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