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Eastern unions push for health and safety measures

Corryn Brock, News Editor

August 24, 2020

Two Eastern unions are urging Eastern to “put the safety of students, employees and the community first” as the university opens this semester.   The two unions, AFSCME Local 981, which represents building service, clerical, technical and food service workers, and University Professionals of Illinois Local 4100’s Eastern chapter which represents faculty...

Grill fire causes damage in Greek Court

Staff Report

August 24, 2020

A fire started Saturday afternoon in Greek Court is suspected to have been caused by a grill. The fire caused damage to the fences surrounding dumpsters behind the house, a large portion of the porch, shingles and parts of the back window of the Sigma Phi Epsilon house. Members of the University...

Letter to the editor: Eastern administration must be held accountable for handling of sexual assault cases

Jack Cruikshank

May 18, 2020

This letter was submitted by Jack Cruikshank. A little less than three weeks ago, former Eastern soccer player Malorie Henderlong posted a video on YouTube where she explained she was sexually assaulted by a fellow Eastern student-athlete in 2017. Two weeks, a report came out of a similar story of...

Glassman sends email update, voids some of Thursday email

Glassman sends email update, voids some of Thursday email

Corryn Brock, News Editor

March 20, 2020

Eastern President David Glassman sent a new email Friday night updating students on changes to the plans sent out Thursday evening. The changes are in response to the "Stay-At-Home" order given by Governor J.B. Pritzker Friday afternoon. Glassman emphasized the information given in the Friday email...

Seniors react to commencement ceremony cancellation

Seniors react to commencement ceremony cancellation

Corryn Brock, News Editor

March 19, 2020

Eastern President David Glassman announced the cancellation of the May commencement ceremony, an announcement that has left many seniors filled with a variety of emotions. Many seniors have expressed feelings of sadness, anger and disappointment in the news they will not be able to walk the stage co...

Glassman sends email update

Glassman sends email update

Corryn Brock, News Editor

March 19, 2020

Eastern President David Glassman sent an email Thursday night to update how Eastern will be conducting campus business during the COVID-19 pandemic. Glassman said students are being urged to return home for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester if possible. Students who live in residence halls,...

Rowan, Carlson move up leaderboards

Eastern junior Jeremy Bekkouche (left) and sophomore Nick Oakley compete in the EIU John Craft Invite Jan. 18 in the Lantz Field House. Both the men’s and women’s teams placed first in the event.

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

February 17, 2020

Redshirt senior Grace Rowan and senior Lindsey Carlson move up to No. 2 and No. 4 on the Eastern all-time list for the 3000-meter as the men’s and women’s teams combined for two total first-place finishes in the Grand Valley State Big Meet in Allendale, Michigan this weekend. Rowan and Carlson pl...

Student accused of resisting arrest last Tuesday

Corryn Brock, News Editor

November 11, 2019

An Eastern student was charged with resisting a peace officer. Jacari W. Neil, a 22-year-old marketing major, is accused of resisting arrest on Nov. 5. According to the police affidavit, Officer Jeremy Shores with the University Police Department responded to a report of a fight at Immaunel Lutheran Churc...

Threat to campus found to be not credible

A police car sits outside Douglas Hall Tuesday morning after law enforcement responded to a report of a gun in the building. No gun was found.

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2019

A threat issued to Eastern’s campus early Tuesday morning was found to be not credible by law enforcement following a day of investigations, false alarm emergency calls and questions from a concerned public and student body. 9:48 a.m. Initial alert sent out Eastern’s administration was informed...

Wallace named to all-OVC 1st team

Eastern's Josiah Wallace plays defense on Tennessee-Martin's Kevin Little in the first half of Eastern's 78-71 loss to the Skyhawks Wednesday night in Evansville. Wallace was named first-team all-conference and is making his first appearance in the conference tournament.

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

March 7, 2019

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — On Tuesday Eastern sophomore Josiah Wallace was named to the all-OVC first team, an honor he achieved after averaging 15.2 points per game for the Eastern men’s basketball team this season. While the honor was great, Wallace on Wednesday night stepped onto the court for Eastern...

Tournament Knockout: Eastern falls to Tennessee-Martin 78-71 in 1st round

Eastern guard Mack Smith takes a shot in Eastern's 78-71 loss to Tennessee-Martin Wednesday night in Evansville.

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

March 7, 2019

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — The Eastern men’s basketball team’s offense is in its most lethal form when its three-point shots are falling and Josiah Wallace and Mack Smith are scoring. Wednesday, both of those things happened and the Eastern offense thrived, but only in the first half. The second hal...

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