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‘Different’ people are still people

February 13, 2020

How is that we as a society and culture have come to classify groups of people who simply want to exist and enjoy the same liberties and freedoms as everyone else, and hate groups who believe that people...

Student body president reflects on time at Eastern

November 8, 2019

The first semester of Student Body President Carson Gordon’s term is nearing an end as well as her time as an undergraduate at Eastern. Gordon, a Mattoon native, is a senior political science major...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Pay attention to the impeachment inquiry

October 31, 2019

The U.S. House of Representatives approved the guidelines for the next step in its impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump in a 232-196 vote. The vote means that House democrats will be able to...

Students react to an almost year with President Trump

November 30, 2017

If there is one thing that both Republican and Democratic students at Eastern can agree on when it comes to President Donald Trump's near-year in office, it is that it has been unique, to say the least. The...

Students and faculty speculate Trump’s presidency

Chloe Gottschalk (left), a junior communication studies major, lets other students pet her dog as a comforting tactic for those upset over Donald Trump’s victory Wednesday. Haley Ingram (right), a sophomore early childhood education major, said she feels “afraid and disappointed” living in America as a gay person. Ingram said she enjoys the company on the Doudna Steps Wednesday afternoon.
November 10, 2016

Donald Trump is the official president-elect of 2016, and students and faculty are debating what he will do with his presidential power. The results of the election started coming in after 6 p.m. Tuesday...

President Glassman to deliver university address

August 31, 2016

In his State of the University Address, Eastern President David Glassman will tackle questions and outline plans for the university’s recovery as well as the steps the administration will take to move...

Student Senate approves disbursement of funds

December 9, 2015

The Student Senate approved several spending resolutions from the Apportionment Board during its an emergency meeting on Wednesday. The senate approved the $16,000 the University Board asked for to...

Last ‘Prowlin with the Prez to feature animals

Sophomore chemistry major Alexa Certa plays with her dog Penny, a 17 week Australian Shepard, during Pets on Parade in Pemberton Hall on November 18, 2014.  The event, sponsored by Student Senate, featured animals and representatives from the shelter, where those in attendence were educated about what goes on.
December 7, 2015

Students can mingle with President David Glassman and plenty of pets at the Pets on Parade event at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Bridge Lounge of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. This is the last...

Student Senate discusses website

November 18, 2015

The Student Senate discussed the creation of a proposal to ask the apportionment board for money Wednesday evening at the Student Senate meeting in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Courtney...

Faculty votes no confidence for Blair Lord

November 11, 2015

Results of a weeklong vote that ended Monday indicated that faculty voted no confidence in the performance of Blair Lord, the vice president for academic affairs. Out of the 349 people who voted,...

Confidence/no confidence vote ends

November 9, 2015

Participation in the vote of confidence or no confidence in Blair Lord, the vice president for academic affairs, ended at 5 p.m. Monday. Those who voted were able to choose between two options, one...

Student Senate Passes Emergency Legislation, Preps for Elections

October 28, 2015

The Student Senate passed emergency proposals and discussed the upcoming senator and speaker elections Wednesday evening in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Two proposals were brought up...

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