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Students experience Dia De Los Muertos

Students experience Dia De Los Muertos

Kevin Hall, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2014

Students were given an opportunity to experience some Spanish culture Thursday evening at the Dia De Los Muertos (Day of The Dead) event hosted by LASSO and the University Board in the Cultural Center. The Dia De Los Muertos event contained an assortment of activities for students to participate in....

UB sees change with new coordinator

UB sees change with new coordinator

Cassie Buchman, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2014

Even though it’s only Tylen Elliot’s first semester as the mainstage coordinator for University Board, he has already had his hands full. With the seven to eight events put on every semester, including open mic nights (like the previous nights’ “Nightmare on 7th Street”) and talent shows,...

CAA reviews chemistry, foreign language programs

Debby Hernandez, Administration Editor

October 30, 2014

The Council on Academic Affairs reviewed progress from the chemistry and foreign language programs during its meeting Thursday. The bachelor’s of arts in chemistry is a new program introduced in fall 2010, which had a total enrollment of 32 students from 2010 to 2013. Currently there are six...

Blue Madness sweeps Eastern

Blue Madness sweeps Eastern

Bob Galuski, Editor-in-Chief | @BobGaluski

October 30, 2014

Moving past the animatronic blow-up panther, Eastern mascot Billy the Panther riding a bicycle and Spider-Man playing pin-the-limb-on-the-skeleton, anyone in Lantz Arena would find a myriad of mythical beings gathered, having a good time. As part of Eastern’s Blue Madness, the Eastern and Charleston...

EIU Dancers explore their inner ‘Queen Bey’

EIU Dancers explore their inner ‘Queen Bey’

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor

October 20, 2014

A total of 20 EIU Dancers will perform to a mixture of Beyoncé songs during Homecoming’s “Yell like Hell,” in McAfee Gymnasium Friday evening. Ahkeem Lang, a senior philosophy major, said the organization will dance to a mash-up of Beyoncé’s hits during the night. Originally, the members...

Funeral set for Eastern student

Jarad Jarmon, Associate News Editor

October 20, 2014

Funeral services for an Eastern student who died in a car accident Friday have been set for 11 a.m. Thursday at the Bauer Funeral Home in Effingham, Ill. A visitation remembering the death of Brianne Martin, 23, will take place from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Bauer Funeral Home. The family...

Hit-and-run suspect pleads not guilty

Stephanie Markham, News Editor

October 20, 2014

Hit-and-run suspect Jose Garcia-Cardiel pleaded not guilty on the charge of leaving the scene of an accident that resulted in death or great bodily harm during his preliminary hearing Monday. Garcia-Cardiel was arrested and charged on Sept. 26 in connection with a hit-and-run that occurred Sept. 21...

Professor has operatic hopes for future

Samantha Middendorf, Entertainment Editor

October 20, 2014

Eastern’s music department welcomed a new face to the Doudna Fine Arts Center with the hiring of a new voice faculty member this fall. Timothy Renner is the director of Eastern’s University Mixed Choir, instructor for applied voice and director of the musical theatre and opera programs. Renner...

Homecoming Court winners announced

Chynna Miller| The Daily Eastern News
 The runner up and the newly crowned homecoming court pose for photo after the Homecoming Coronation Cermony Monday in McAfee Gymnasium. In order from left to right: Samantha DeYoung, James Smith, Catie Witt, Tylen Elliot, Alexis Lambert, Brandal Miles, Brittany Fisher and Stephen Simpson.

Debby Hernandez, Administration Editor

October 20, 2014

The night began with excited and anticipated faces as Greek and non-Greek members cheered through roll calls and nominee names, as they eagerly waited for their Homecoming court winners to be announced in the McAfee Gym Monday. Dressed in long gleaming gowns of bright vivid colors, translucent lace,...

Eastern beats SEMO 52-13

Eastern beats SEMO 52-13

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor

October 18, 2014

After closing in on the Eastern football team, with a six-yard touchdown pass, Southeast Missouri allowed 38 unanswered points, as the Panthers won 52-13 in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Eastern improved to 2-1 in the Ohio Valley Conference, while the Redhawks dropped their second league game in a row and fell...

Eastern leads 24-13 over SEMO at halftime

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor

October 18, 2014

Eastern quarterback Jalen Whitlow threw one touchdown and ran for two in the first half, leading the Panthers to a 24-13 halftime lead over Southeast Missouri Saturday in Cape Girardeau, Mo. After the Redhawks scored, with 6:26 left in the second quarter to cut the Panthers’ advantage to one, Eastern...

Controversial call gives Murray State 1-0 win over Eastern

Dominic Renzetti, Assistant Sports Editor

October 17, 2014

After Friday’s 1-0 loss to Murray State, Eastern head coach Jason Cherry just had to tell his team that sometimes the game isn’t fair. With less than 10 minutes to go in the match, Eastern had kept Murray State, the Ohio Valley Conference’s top scoring team, to a scoreless match. On a play where the ball was sent up through the middle of East...

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