The Daily Eastern News

Student Senate to vote on panther statue

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

February 13, 2018

The Student Senate will vote on a potential “panther statue” at its meeting Wednesday. This proposal was met with some debate when it was originally introduced. During the Student Senate’s Feb. 7 meeting, several senators expressed concern regarding the rationale behind the statue and how it...

Talks about cutting, keeping sports shared at CUPB meeting

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief

November 5, 2017

The administration is still talking about the benefits and liabilities that could come from altering, or even eliminating, some sports teams, Eastern President David Glassman told the Council on University Planning and Budgeting at its Friday meeting. “If we keep the status quo, that is we keep...

Athletics looking for new Billy the Panther

Madalyn Schoonover, Contributing Writer

November 2, 2017

The Eastern Athletic Department is looking to hire a new person to be Billy the Panther for the upcoming sports season. They are hoping to fill the position by the start of next week. There are currently two students who take on the role, but with a busy sports season starting soon, along with the...

Admitted Student Day informs potential Panthers

Dr. Britto Nathan, biological science professor, shows admitted students his lab in the Life Sciences building Monday morning. Nathan explains how he does experiments with students and typically examines the brain. Parents and students were given a chance to ask about Nathan’s research experience with Alzheimer's disease.

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter

February 20, 2017

It is the time of the year again when prospective students are on campus to decide if Eastern is a place they want to call home. Monday was Admitted Student Day on campus, where potential students and their families got a chance to meet faculty members and discuss their future at Eastern. They...

Eastern unveils new Panther logo

Eastern unveils new Panther logo

Stephanie Markham, Editor-in-Chief

October 7, 2015

A bold white and blue eyeball peering beyond its veil was revealed Wednesday to be the new logo for the Panthers. Eastern’s new logo incorporates a profile view of a panther with a white face and dark blue and gray shadows accented with a light blue shield backdrop. Created for Eastern by the...

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