The Daily Eastern News

The top 7 ways corporations hurt the country

Colin Roberts, Columnist

April 18, 2018

I don’t really have anything to say this week, so here’s a fun primer on America’s abusive relationship with corporations in the form of a listicle.  1. The time half the country decided the actor Ronald Reagan would make a good president  Yeah yeah, I know we’ve got some Reagan lovers o...

Professors to discuss Trump’s policies in Middle East, East Asia

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter

April 12, 2018

Correction: This article was updated to reflect the fact Jinhee Lee organized the event, while Brian Mann came up with the idea to have a panel. The News regrets the error. Discussions on President Donald Trump’s policies on the Middle East and East Asia will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Monday at ...

EIU Aesthetics aims to encourage students to live healthier lifestyles

Karlye Fuller, Contributing Writer

April 8, 2018

One registered student organization is trying to encourage a healthier lifestyle for students, faculty and staff members. The mission of EIU Aesthetics is to promote “the benefits of living a positive lifestyle through proper exercise and eating habits,” said Juan Sindac, a senior public relatio...

Shannon McNamara 4K Run to honor former KSS student, Alpha Phi member

Adam Shay, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2018

As spring approaches, so does the 15th annual Shannon McNamara Memorial Scholarship 4K run at the Panther Trail. The run is set for 9:30 a.m. April 21 at the Panther Trail and Pavilion. Every year, this memorial scholarship run takes place to honor the life of Shannon McNamara, a former student in th...

Television, Radio and Video Job Fair set for Thursday

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter

March 21, 2018

Television, radio and video production companies from all over the Midwest will be at the annual Television, Radio and Video Job Fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday in the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The fair is hosted by the department of communication studies...

Jazz Lab Band Concert set for Thursday

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter

March 7, 2018

Students can hear a variety of music at no cost by attending the Jazz Lab Band Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Black Box Theatre. The concert, an 18-piece ensemble under the direction of music professor Paul Johnston, will perform a variety of contemporary works and...

Students look forward to Spring Break

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter

March 7, 2018

As the first half of the semester comes to a close, students are excited for spring break and the activities they plan to take part in. Kelli Slagel, a junior elementary education major, plans to spend her break at home with family and friends. “I know my mom is planning to do a lot of activities...

March 7, 2018

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“Proud Family — Black by Popular Demand” trivia night celebrates African-American culture

Olivia Swenson-Hultz | The Daily Eastern News Students participate in African American culture, music, hisory and film based trivia questions at “Proud Family: Black By Popular Demand” inside of Phibbs Lecture Hall in The Physical Science Building on Wednesday evening.

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Associate News Editor

February 21, 2018

Delta Sigma Theta composed an assortment of questions that celebrated hundreds of years of African-American History during “Proud Family: Black By Popular Demand.” The game was part of African-American Heritage Month’s list of events and consisted of four different teams. One person from...

Candidate in democratic primary for governor talks higher education, pension reform

Bob Daiber discussed his campaign for governor at a lecture in Coleman Hall room 2140 on Thursday evening.

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Associate News Editor

February 18, 2018

Bob Daiber, a democratic candidate in the primary race for governor, talked about his plan to rebuild higher education systems in Illinois, as well as other platforms, when he came to Eastern Friday. Daiber said his campaign is primarily centered around fixing higher education in the state. He...

Bowls of Hope to offer up art for fundraiser

Staff Report

February 11, 2018

Artists will donate hand-crafted bowls that people can buy for the 15th annual “Bowls of HOPE” fundraiser. The fundraiser is set for 5 to 7 p.m. on Feb. 27 and will feature soups, sides, drinks and sweets from volunteers and local businesses, as well as the bowls from community artists, according...

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