The Daily Eastern News

Turkey shortage will not impact campus dining

Shravani Akula and Srisha Baikan, graduate students in technology, serve turkey, ham, and mashed potatoes at Thomas Hall’s Thanksgiving Dinner Wednesday night.

Roberto Hodge, News Editor

November 18, 2015

A national turkey shortage has affected 21 states because of the avian flu, which caused turkey prices to increase and the food item to be scarce on the market. More than 7 million turkeys have been infected with the disease; however, the traditional bird was not missing from tables during Eastern’s...

Mumps cases diagnosed on campus

Mackenzie Freund, City Editor

September 14, 2015

Eastern has had two confirmed cases of the mumps virus with others being evaluated as of Monday. As of Sunday, there have been 177 reported cases of mumps with 128 of them associated with the outbreak at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, according to the Illinois Department of Public...

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