The Daily Eastern News

Services offer academic support for student athletes

Cody Powers, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under News

Though student athletes find themselves juggling two roles at Eastern, they can get help from a support system called Panther Athletic Support Services. These services are led by Cindy Almon, the director of athletic academic services. All of Eastern’s sports teams are divided between Almon,...

Homework Heroes looking for mentors

Chelsey Milligan, Contributing Writer

April 10, 2017


Filed under News

The “Homework Heroes” tutoring program is currently looking for a diverse group of majors to help mentor others. Mentors must have a declared major, at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA and a flexible schedule. The Homework Heroes program was designed to give struggling students an academic mentor...

Open Letter: Africana studies, philosophy essential to university mission

February 2, 2017


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinions

A preview of this letter appeared in our print edition on Feb. 2nd, 2017. Dear President Glassman: We, the undersigned members of the Women’s Studies program at Eastern, protest in the strongest terms possible any proposal to eliminate major programs in Africana studies and philosophy at Easte...

Academic Program Elimination/Reorganization review committee moves forward

Jason Hardimon, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2017


Filed under News

The Academic Program Elimination/Reorganization Review Committee officially decided to turn its attention to a review of the philosophy department during a meeting Monday. Richard Jones, chair of the Academic Program Elimination/Reorganization Review Committee, proposed that the committee do this...

Committee turns full attention to philosophy

Jason Hardimon, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2017


Filed under News

  The Academic Program Elimination/Reorganization Review Committee officially decided to turn its attention to a review of the philosophy department during a meeting Monday. Richard Jones, chair of the Academic Program Elimination/Reorganization Review Committee, proposed that the committee...

Column: Philosophy department vital to university

Leon Mire, Associate News Editor

January 11, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions

The recommendations from the vitalization project have recently been made available on Eastern’s website, and as soon as I learned they were public, I immediately logged in and looked for their recommendations on the philosophy department. As a philosophy major myself, I have a passion for the subject...

Editorial: Vitalization project results still important

Staff Editorial

January 11, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

After a long semester, with everyone nervously anticipating the results of the vitalization project, Workgroups have finally posted their recommendations online for the campus to see. While the last thing the News staff wants to do is spread fear, as journalists we also have the responsibility to...

Editorial: Attend class both physically and mentally

Staff Editorial

January 10, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

As we enter a new semester, students attending their first day of classes go through the familiar ritual of looking over class syllabi. While many of the details are the same, teachers have a variety of attendance policies. Some keep attendance and use it to calculate the student’s grade while others...

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