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Wallace named to all-OVC 1st team

Wallace named to all-OVC 1st team

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

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

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...

Late loss by Eastern looked familiar

Late loss by Eastern looked familiar

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

March 7, 2019

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — On Feb. 28 the Eastern men’s basketball team led Jacksonville State 64-57 with three minutes to play in the second half of a game that would be ever important to the seeding of the conference tournament. A few late mistakes in regulation and in the two subsequent overtime period...

Board of Trustees approves campus tech plan

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

January 27, 2019

The Board of Trustees approved an $820,081.62 plan to upgrade campus technology, a 1.5 percent fee increase for the Room and Board Fee and Grant-in-Aid Fee, modifications for the WEIU Tower and three new majors. Campus Technology The approved proposal includes the purchase of 200 virtual clients tha...

Students display work at art sale

Valentina Vargas, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2018

The Department of Art and Design held a Holiday Art sale over the weekend at the main concourse in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Students, faculty of Eastern and residents of Charleston stopped by the sale all throughout the weekend while they were attending other holiday events like the Holiday Concert...

St. Louis Ballet performs for full house at Doudna

St. Louis Ballet performs for full house at Doudna

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

December 2, 2018

Sounds of ballet shoes dancing on the stage carried through the silence of the Theatre as the St. Louis Ballet performed to a full house Saturday evening at the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Prior to intermission, the ballet company performed “Moonlight & Sonatas,” “Pandora’s Box” and “Re...

Students find opportunity at job fair

Students find opportunity at job fair

Jelan Buchanan, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2018

Students came to the job fair to meet potential new employers during the Job and Internship fair Thursday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. Union. Essence Chatman, a senior public relations major, said she attended the job fair because this is her last year at Eastern. “I’m graduat...

Eastern prepares for Family Weekend

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2018

Family Weekend will host a series of events for students and their families starting Friday at several locations on Eastern’s campus. Students can check in and receive additional information about the schedule of events from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Java B&B and Bookstore at the Martin Luther ...

Eastern announces aid program to reduce or offset tuition costs

Staff Report

September 13, 2018

Eastern announced a multifaceted financial aid program that is expected to reduce, or offset, tuition and fee costs for qualified Illinois students who enroll. According to a press release sent out Thursday afternoon, this program ultimately reduces tuition and fees for students of families from all i...

Students talk transportation around campus

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter

August 28, 2018

There are a variety of ways to get to and from Eastern that are convenient and cheap for college students. Panther Shuttle Driver Ken Keigley said the shuttle bus is a great option for students on a budget. “Parking, driving and gas bills are expensive,” he said. “The shuttle is free for all students....

Phishy business: Students receive spam from people they know

Phishy business:  Students receive spam from people they know

Staff Report

August 26, 2018

Phishing emails and spam have been sent to several students with a panthermail email address from people they know Sunday night. The emails contain a subject line that relates to the person receiving the email, and when opened it says “unable to display this email” followed by a green box with wh...

Alert EIU notifies students of threats to safety

Kristen Ed, Managing Editor

August 26, 2018

Students, faculty and staff can quickly become aware of any hazards to Eastern’s campus through Alert EIU. Alert EIU is a communication tool that sends information about urgent threats or situations to all students, faculty and staff through their Eastern email accounts automatically. Lynette Drake, ...

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