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Cancellations hit Eastern in wake of COVID-19

Staff Report

March 12, 2020

Spring Concert The Spring Concert has been canceled following a new policy restricting gatherings on campus of more than 50 people. The reveal for the concert was originally planned for Wednesday but was postponed as the university addressed the COVID-19 pandemic. Black Student Reunion The 2020 Black ...

Spring Concert announcement delayed

Staff Report

March 12, 2020

The University Board postponed the announcement of the artist for the spring concert. The reveal was scheduled to happen Wednesday at noon, but a statement at 1 p.m. said the announcement would be delayed over Eastern’s Snapchat account. According to the Snapchat, the reason for the delay was: ...

Eastern needs more school spirit

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

April 21, 2019

There is a lot of hypocrisy within the student body at Eastern that I want to address. Doing so at the end of the year may seem like a lost cause, since a lot of students are graduating or may be transferring. But this is something that needs to be said because it, I think, has serious implications for the futur...

How to improve the spring concert

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

April 14, 2019

Lovelytheband performed in McAfee Thursday, and if most students were asked, they did not care about the concert and did not go. Whether or not the group itself is part of that formula, there are ways Eastern, both the student body and University Board, can improve the turnout for the annual concer...

Lovelytheband to headline Spring Concert on Thursday

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2019

Lovelytheband headlines the 2019 Spring Concert Thursday night in McAfee Gym, and the University Board is hoping for a large turnout for the free show. On Tuesday UB announced via social media that the concert is now free to students and community members. This decision comes after the UB only sold betw...

Spring concert will have free admission

Analicia Haynes and Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief and Assistant News Editor

April 9, 2019

Because of low ticket sales, the 2019 Spring Concert, featuring lovelytheband, is now free to students and the general public. University Board made the announcement Tuesday afternoon via social media. Mariah Marlar, the president of UB, said anywhere from 50 to 100 tickets were sold, but she does not kn...

Lovelytheband will perform at Eastern’s spring concert

Dara McGee, Contributing Writer

March 26, 2019

Students and staff alike waited patiently inside the University Ballroom to hear that lovelytheband will be performing at Eastern Illinois University’s annual spring concert at the end of the semester. Eastern’s University Board hosted the Big Reveal, unveiling who will be on stage in the month...

UB to announce Spring Concert performer Tuesday

Staff Report

March 25, 2019

The University Board will reveal the performer for the 2019 Spring Concert during the “Big Reveal” party from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday in the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. There will also be a contest for local Eastern and Charleston musical artists to compete for ...

Fetty Wap to be this year’s Spring Concert performer

Members of the University Board drop a banner revealing the name of rapper Fetty Wap, who will be performing at the Spring Concert at 8 p.m. on April 21 in Lantz Arena.

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Associate News Editor

March 22, 2018

Rapper Fetty Wap will be the performer for this year’s Spring Concert at 8 p.m. on April 21 at Lantz Arena. Members of the University Board unveiled this year’s performer during the Big Reveal Thursday afternoon in front of students who gathered next to the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union...

UB to reveal Spring Concert at noon Thursday

Staff Report

March 21, 2018

The performer of this year’s Spring Concert will be announced at noon Thursday in the Food Court of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The University Board will livestream the announcement of the artist and the concert date as well as the promotional banner. According to a press release,...

Spring concert to be announced March 22

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

March 7, 2018

The performers for the Spring Concert will be announced at noon, March 22 in the Food Court of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The concert reveal date was announced during an informal Student Senate meeting Wednesday night. University Board chair Jordan McLaren said there will be a ban...

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...

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