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Celebration: A Festival of the Arts returns

Staff Report

April 18, 2019

Filed under News

Celebration: A Festival of the Arts returns to  campus April 26 through April 28. It is a free event and will take place at south 7th Street between the Doudna Fine Arts Center and the Tarble Arts Center. Festival hours are Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday...

Eastern celebrates Chinese New Year

Eastern celebrates Chinese New Year

Valentina Vargas, Multicultural Reporter

February 5, 2019

Filed under News, Showcase

“Happy New Year” was the phrase heard all throughout the night for the Chinese Lunar New Year. The Chinese Students and Scholars, Asian American Association and University Board celebrated in a get-together with students at the Chinese Lunar New Year at the University Ballroom in Martin Luther...

Be part of campus, the community

Staff Editorial

April 23, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

This past weekend, Celebration: A Festival of the Arts returned to campus after a two-year hiatus. In case you missed it, this event was three days filled with live music, food, local art vendors, crafts and various registered student organizations from Eastern. This weekend was more than just a place...

Art festival to ‘celebrate’ return after 2 years

Paige Gemein, Contributing Writer

April 1, 2018

Filed under News

As another school year comes to an end, Dan Crews, interim director of programming, publicity, and promotions for the Doudna Fine Arts Center, thinks it is only right to celebrate with an "end of the school year party." It has been 40 years since the festival began.  After being canceled for the...

Celebration looking for people to participate in art show

Staff Report

March 4, 2018

Filed under News

Celebration: A Festival of the Arts is looking for people to participate in this year’s art show, scheduled for April 21 and 22. After being canceled in 2016 and 2017 because of Illinois’ budget impasse, Celebration is making its return this year. The entire festival will be April 20, 21 and...

Arts Festival returns this spring after 2-year absence

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

February 6, 2018

Filed under News

After being canceled in 2016 and 2017, Celebration, an arts festival, returns this spring. Anita Shelton, the interim dean of the College of Arts and Humanities, said Tuesday at a Faculty Senate meeting the festival is a tradition at Eastern that was originally cut in 2016 because of low staffing. Cel...

Community remembers and celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

Community remembers and celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

Loren Dickson, Contributing Writer

January 17, 2017

Filed under News, Online, Showcase

An array of voices joined together to sing, pray and discuss the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at a vigil Monday. Faculty members, students and community members walked from Thomas to the Grand Ballroom, in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. This was Eastern’s 30th vigil in honor...

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