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‘It doesn’t mean that life is over:’ Professor talks living with blindness

‘It doesn’t mean that life is over:’ Professor talks living with blindness

Logan Raschke, News Editor

January 9, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Professor of history Martin Hardeman has been teaching at Eastern since 1992, and he is completely blind. Hardeman is a friendly face in Eastern’s history department, and he is not afraid to discuss his disability or poke fun at it. He said he was born with glaucoma, which is an eye disease that ...

Guest Column: Testing Services Center should be restored

Dr. Michael Kuo, Guest Columnist

February 24, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions

We are treating our learning-disabled students poorly, and we need to get our act together. We have shut down the Testing Services Center that provided these students and their teachers with testing accommodations, supervised by people with training in learning disabilities. Now learning-disabled...

Column: Access, support for disabled people is a right

Gretchen Neal, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Able-bodied people often take for granted the ease of access we have to buildings, jobs and healthcare. The other day, I spoke to a former employee of Eastern who had to cart around computers and therefore knew all of the wheelchair entrances on campus. It had not even occurred to me at that point t...

Amputees in the media discussed at fall lecture

Mackenzie Freund, City Editor

September 16, 2015


Filed under News

Digital amputations was a topic presented at the annual fall lecture put on by Phi Beta Kappa Wednesday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center lecture hall. Angela Smith, an associate professor of English and gender studies at the University of Utah, shared her research of how amputees are portrayed in t...

‘Lost Limbs’ to educate about disabilities

Luis Martinez, Entertainment Editor

September 10, 2015


Filed under News

The Doudna Fine Arts Center will host a film lecture called “Lost Limbs: Digital Amputation and Disable Moves at the Movies” and will be the 25th annual Phi Beta Kappa fall lecture. This year’s speaker is Angela Smith, an associate professor of English and gender studies at the University of...

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