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Eastern’s year in review

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2018


Filed under News

By Analicia Haynes Editor-in-Chief | @Haynes1943 Eastern President David Glassman will give his State of the University Address from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center.  Glassman said in an email sent to the campus community that he will outli...

Restructuring talks hit CAA

Restructuring talks hit CAA

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

August 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The Council of Academic Affairs, which has been working under suspended bylaws for the past year, will start to reinstate and update the bylaws as changes resulting from the “year of transition” continue around campus. Jeffrey Stowell, a psychology professor as well as the vice chair of Faculty Sen...

‘Year of transition’ underway at Eastern

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

August 19, 2018


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A plan to restructure colleges and create a new one was approved by the board of trustees over the summer and put into effect during July. The plan involves many changes, including the creation of a new College of Health and Human Services, the creation of a new school of communications and journalism...

Move-In Day 2018: Learning to say goodbye

Move-In Day 2018: Learning to say goodbye

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter

August 16, 2018


Filed under Back to Campus, News, Showcase, Special Sections

A box slid off her precarious structure as Rachel Mette dove to make sure nothing got broken in the fall. Rachel Mette, accompanied by her mother, father and brother, walked into her new home for the first time and prepared to say goodbye. She, along with many other freshmen and transfer stu...

New year means new perspective, horizons

Andrew Paisley, Opinions Editor

August 15, 2018


Filed under Back to Campus, Columns, Opinions, Special Sections

It really feels good to be back at Eastern. I am excited to start out the year in a new position as Opinions Editor, and I am anxious to see how the year goes. Last year was my first year here as a junior transfer student, and to say I was petrified is an understatement. I really did not have any i...

Stay hopeful, confident this year

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

August 15, 2018


Filed under Back to Campus, Columns, Opinions, Special Sections

As you say goodbye to your parents, and maybe even siblings or significant others, and move in to a new life at Eastern, remember one thing: stay strong. I am sure a lot of you were ready to leave the nest and be on your own, but shortly you will realize that you will miss home and the comfort of the peo...

Eastern searches for new general counsel

Staff Report

May 31, 2018


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Eastern is looking for a new general counsel to replace Robert Miller, who accepted a job opportunity at a different institution.   Eastern Provost Jay Gatrell said advertisements for the position have been posted on recruiting venues as well as Eastern's website and a search committee has...

Workgroup Review Committee looks at re-organizing Eastern into 5 colleges

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief

January 7, 2018


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At the latest meeting of the committee reviewing Workgroups no. 8 and 9’s recommendations during the vitalization project, members reviewed a draft of their own suggestions, which includes a reorganization of the university into five colleges. This five-college proposal would include a College of...

Transfer students share experiences

Travis Buckwalter, Contributing Writer

December 10, 2017


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Transfer students have their own unique experiences when coming to Eastern. Christyna De Lude, a sophomore psychology major, also changed her major from pre-medicine before coming to Eastern. “It didn’t seem like I was where I wanted to be,” De Lude said. Cory Bradford, a junior psychology major, was a c...

Eastern’s career outcome exceeds national average

Melissa Jabek, Contributing Writer

November 26, 2017


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A report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers recently found that career placement rates, for students who graduated from Eastern in the 2015-2016 school year, exceeded the national average by 10.3 percent. For medium-sized universities, these outcomes exceeded the national average...

Girls on the Run offers confidence, service

Bailey Flesner, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2017


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With the goals of fostering confidence, building peer connections and encouraging community service in mind, the Girls on the Run 5K was hosted Saturday in Mattoon. Girls on the Run continues to grow and currently hosts more than 350 5K events across the United States, making the Girls on the Run...

Habitat for Humanity surprises family with porch swing

Habitat for Humanity surprises family with porch swing

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief

November 12, 2017


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One family got a pleasant surprise Saturday morning when they were presented with a new porch swing made by the Construction Club and given to them by Eastern’s chapter of Habitat for Humanity. Kayla Young, the president of Habitat for Humanity, said the Coles County chapter of Habitat funded the...

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