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All content by Mercury Bowen

Sometimes, it is hard to say goodbye

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
December 9, 2018

Professor performs 1st recital as faculty

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
December 5, 2018

Don’t live a life that will lead to regrets

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
December 2, 2018
Kyara Morales, a freshman English major, and Luis Paniagua, a freshman art major, make stress balls out of balloons and sand at the event Thursday evening. “I’ve never made any of this before,” Morales said. “I wanted to try it out,”

Students de-stress with slime before finals

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
November 30, 2018

Students to de-stress before final exams

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
November 29, 2018

Take time for yourself during the holidays

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
November 26, 2018

Know when to speak your mind

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
November 11, 2018

Annual faculty concert to benefit jazz students

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
November 9, 2018

Comedy show to cover alcohol dangers, issues

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
November 7, 2018

Community celebrates Dia de los Muertos

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
November 2, 2018

Past ALT-TV episodes to air on television

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
October 29, 2018

Keep the holidays in order, please

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
October 28, 2018
Bruce Hecksel performs with Julie Patchouli Thursday night at “The Landscape of Guitar” in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. “We were warming up to this song (Sounds of Silence) and our tour manager came in and said ‘you should play that tonight.’ We looked at each other and then at him and said ‘it isn’t on the approved play list.’ Our tour manager said ‘I don’t care, you should play it.’ So we went out there and played the song and we were only four words in when the entire place erupted in cheers,” Patchouli said.

Music brings art to life at Doudna

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
October 28, 2018

Alum author to sign books at Bob’s Bookstore

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
October 23, 2018

Libraries are overlooked and underrated

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
October 21, 2018

Panthers to give ‘Paws For A Cause’

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
October 18, 2018

Professor plays to the beat of his own drum

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
October 16, 2018

Self-harm can take several forms

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
October 14, 2018

Guitarist Pavlo to perform at Doudna

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
October 9, 2018
Jacob Shepard sings in the Elementium concert Sunday afternoon.

Choral groups perform in Elementium concert

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
October 7, 2018

Leave your political views off social media

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
October 7, 2018

#MeToo is not enough, we need change now

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
September 30, 2018

UB hosts transgender comedian Jeffrey Jay

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
September 30, 2018

UB hosts comedy night on Friday

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
September 27, 2018

Piano trio to play at Doudna

Mercury Bowen, Staff Reporter
September 24, 2018

Introverts are not necessarily antisocial

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
September 17, 2018

Eastern to celebrate Latino Heritage Month

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
September 16, 2018

M-PACT takes the stage on Saturday at Doudna

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
September 13, 2018

Fall programs lined up at Tarble

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
September 10, 2018

Eastern students given opportunity to ‘PLAY’

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
September 6, 2018

Children to spend day at ‘Castle’

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
September 6, 2018
Ivan Escott (right), a sophomore marketing major, fist bumps Officer Samantha Berry from the University Police Department. “I love seeing that sort of stuff out here, especially on a college campus,” Escott said. “I love seeing support for the police.”

Students have ‘Pops with the Cops’

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
September 5, 2018

Be who you are, not who others want

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
September 4, 2018
Comedian Barry Brewer laughs with audience Friday night during his comedy show in the 7th Street Underground of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

Comedian laughs it up with students

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
August 26, 2018
Paul Hinson, and Gary Rollings, members of the “Irish Music Circle” perform for the crowd Tuesday evening at Jackson Ave. Coffee.

Irish Music Circle performs at JAC

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
August 22, 2018

EIU students to ‘Take the Lake’

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter
August 15, 2018

‘Haunted Hike’ hunts for help

Mercury Bowen, Contributing Writer
October 23, 2017
Morgan Brown, a freshman English education major, and Cara Soucie, a freshman family and consumer sciences major, color Halloween themed coloring pages.

[Photo] Coleman Hall becomes Halloween Hall

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter
October 25, 2016
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