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Le sentenced to 30 months in DOC, 4 years probation

Corryn Brock, Staff Reporter June 17, 2021

Former Eastern student Jenny Le, 27, was sentenced to 30 months in the Department of Corrections, four years of concurrent probation and 100 hours of community service in a plea deal with the Coles County...

FYI: Eastern’s summer camps schedule and COVID-19 protocols

Elizabeth Taylor, Editor-in-Chief June 2, 2021

Summer camps will take place on Eastern’s campus this year after they had to take 2020 off due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, campers will be required to follow campus safety guidelines and...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

Rowan, Carlson move up leaderboards

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...

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...

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.

Threat to campus found to be not credible

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...

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