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More African American Heritage Month events, more this week on campus

More African American Heritage Month events, more this week on campus

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter February 21, 2022

Eastern’s campus has a busy week coming up with events happening Monday through Sunday including the African American Leadership Awards, the 50th annual Ms. Black EIU pageant and others. As part of...

Kirsten Hetzel, a sophomore music education major, plays the saxophone in honor of National Saxophone Day. Hetzel has been playing saxophone for nine years Hetzel said she plays because of the self improvement quallities. “I fell in love with playing it for myself and now I really enjoy playing it and challenging myself with new areas of the instrument.”

Saxophonists talk playing, learning about saxophones

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Associate News Editor November 7, 2021

The saxophone: A single-reed woodwind instrument known for its raspy tones and buzzy texture. An instrument popularized by jazz bands and musicians in the 1920s. An instrument that is known for allowing...

EIU Wind Symphony to perform Veteran’s Day salute

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor November 8, 2019

Veterans and active military members will be celebrated by the EIU Wind Symphony Friday at 7:30 p.m. in the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The annual Veteran’s Day concert is called...

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