The Daily Eastern News

Reporter explains effects of investigative journalism

Pictured is Robert Downen, a reporter for the Houston Chronicle and Eastern journalism alum. Downen was key in publishing a series entitled

Corryn Brock, News Editor

September 10, 2019

Robert Downen, a 2014 graduate of the School of Journalism, was named Journalist of the Year by Eastern’s journalism division for an ongoing series entitled “Abuse of Faith,” covering 20 years of widespread sexual abuse and misconduct among one of the largest denominations of Baptists in the U.S....

40 years later, alum returns to Doudna stage

Gary Ambler, right, rehearses his lines for the play “Seminar” in the Black Box Theatre in the Donna Fine Arts Center.

Liz Stephens, City Reporter

February 14, 2017

An Eastern alumnus has come to campus for the first time since graduating to participate in the modern play “Seminar.” Gary Ambler is now a resident of Urbana area and commutes to Charleston for the rehearsals of “Seminar.” It will debut March 1 through March 5 at the Black Box Theatre in...

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