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University, facilities to close for Memorial Day

Staff Report

May 23, 2019

Eastern will be closed on May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. Mark Hudson, director of housing and dining services, said the University Food Court and all dining centers will be closed May 27. Cathy Engelkes, deputy director of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union and Textbook Rental,...

FEATURE PHOTO: Designing for the Bookstore

FEATURE PHOTO: Designing for the Bookstore

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

May 22, 2019

Evan Boggs, senior graphic design major and head of graphic design at Eastern's Bookstore, scrolls through advertisements he has created for the store Wednesday afternoon. Boggs said he designs advertisement campaigns for products the Bookstore sells, like Apple devices and Beats headphones for example. He...

Student Senate to see unofficial results of election

Samuel Nusbaum, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2017

The Student Senate will see the unofficial results of the race for senator at its next meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Charleston/Mattoon room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. William Outzen, speaker of the student senate, said 13 senators are up for re-election. There are 26 open...

Spring Concert survey released, tabling starts

Chrissy Miller, News Editor

November 13, 2017

Along with being able to take them online in their panthermails, a prize wheel and computers will be set up to allow students to take surveys this week about what they would like to see at the next Spring Concert. This tabling will be from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. outside Taylor Dining Hall, 11 a.m. to...

Flu Shots and Health Fair to aid Eastern, Community

Brooke Schwartz, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017

Free flu shots and a health fair will be provided by the Health Education and Resource Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Grand Ballroom to promote a healthier community. The health fair will include booths from university departments and health resources...

Spiritual inclusion, compassion drives RSO

Gabriel Tomer, Contributing Writer

September 24, 2017

Editor's Note: This is the second in a series of articles about religious and spiritual groups on campus. Eastern’s Spiritual Pluralism and Selfless Service celebrates a spiritual holiday once a month in an effort to focus on spiritual growth. The group started this activity by handing out t...

Study abroad fair hopes to expand worlds

Brooke Schwartz, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2017

Students can catch a glimpse into other cultures at the Study Abroad fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the University Ballroom of Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The fair is designed to give students information on the different programs and places Eastern features in its study abroad...

Memorial Service honors late student

Memorial Service honors late student

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

April 27, 2017

Senior Byron Edingburg was honored Tuesday night as the first graduate of Eastern’s class of 2017, as a large crowd gathered for his memorial service in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Eastern President David Glassman gave a diploma to his mother, brother and aunts. Edingburg,...

Panelists to explain current issues in Asia

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

April 12, 2017

Panelists will have a roundtable discussion to speak about current issues in Asia including the missiles launching from North Korea, South Korea’s government relationship with Chinese’s government and topics relating to Asian Americans. The panel is scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday in the Charleston/Mattoon...

Reception held for contributions to scholarship program

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor

April 5, 2017

  Organizers behind the endowment fund for the Commitment to Excellence Scholarship Program will host an open reception to ask for more donations. The reception will take place from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday in the 7th Street Underground of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Andrew...

Annual research conference to show student work

Rashod Whitaker, Contributing Writer

March 29, 2017

  With over 130 scheduled presentations, this year’s Student Research and Creative Discovery Conference will have a lot of new faces. Many of the students who present will be competing for national academic honors. Richard England, chair of the Undergraduate Research Task Force, said...

Diva Drag Show to feature “Decades of Drag” theme

Austin VanPelt, Contributing Writer

March 22, 2017

This year’s Diva Drag Show will feature veteran kings and queens as well as some up-and-coming talents ready to give it their all. The show’s theme is “Decades of Drag.” It will take place 7 p.m. Thursday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Siobhan Doherty,...

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