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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

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Screengrab from Malorie Henderlong’s YouTube channel of her video. In the video, Henderlong gives her testimony and story about her alleged sexual assault by a fromer Eastern Illiinois baseball player in April of 2017.

Eastern athletics department’s history of sexual assault

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor April 19, 2023

 On April 29, 2020, former Eastern women’s soccer midfielder Malorie Henderlong posted a 13-minute-long YouTube video telling the story of her alleged sexual assault by a former Eastern baseball player.  Since...

EIU-UPI had their third day of picketing for a fair contract Monday morning at Old Main.

EIU athletics reacts to EIU-UPI strike

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor April 12, 2023

The Eastern Illinois athletics department has continued to function normally during Eastern’s chapter of University of Professionals, EIU-UPI, strike.  The strike is entering its third day and has...

Dr. Tonya Sawyer, Easterns Assistant Athletic Director and Compliance & Senior Woman Administrator, speaks to Eastern volleyball player, Kate Dean, in her office.

Sawyer says ‘it’s never too late to get involved’

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor March 1, 2023

 Over the last few years, more women have gained roles in the sports industry. While there is still progress to make, women have been more accepted in the industry. Assistant athletic director of compliance...

Head Athletic Trainer James Nave helps Eastern track sprints runner Taylor Wright, figure out why her quads are sore. Naves adds pressure to her knee to try to find out where the soreness is coming from on Thursday afternoon in the athletics training room.

Nave says athletic training technology is up to par

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor February 22, 2023

The athletic training staff here at Eastern successfully help the athletes by utilizing the technology that is available to them.   Jim Nave is the head athletic trainer for Eastern, and he is also...

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Beach volleyball added for Spring 2022

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor August 23, 2021

The Eastern volleyball team will start spending its spring semesters on the beach starting next semester. It was announced back on Aug. 6 that a beach volleyball program would be added to Eastern athletics,...

More discussion, no action on athletics taken at CUPB

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-Chief December 10, 2017

Members of the Council on University Planning and Budgeting reported their constituencies’ thoughts on the potential elimination of some sports at Friday’s CUPB meeting. The CUPB did not take any...

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