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National Guard students talk Veterans Day

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2019

Veterans Day is being commemorated all over the country as well as at Eastern, where student National Guard members have various opinions on the holiday. Mackenzie Maslowski, a junior psychology major and Illinois Army National Guard soldier, said Veterans Day provides an opportunity to pay homage t...

Eastern students share thoughts on fake news

Imani Tapley, Contributing Writer

April 1, 2019

Eastern students shared their varying definitions and thoughts on fake news—a controversial topic of discussion and reflection on modern media. According to the Cambridge Dictionary, “Fake news articles are false stories that appear to be news, spread on the Internet or using other media, usually ...

Eastern’s nontraditional students share stories, experiences

Trevin Milner, Contributing Writer

March 22, 2019

According to USA Today, 74 percent of undergraduate students are comprised of students who are above the age of 25 or have children; they are referred to as nontraditional students. Timothy Hunter, a 45-year-old organizational professional development major, is attending school for the third time. Hunter first w...

First day of spring: Students’ thoughts and what to know

Tony Elias-Cadena, Contributing Writer

March 20, 2019

What is the Spring Equinox all about? According to The Old Farmer’s Almanac, the spring equinox is an astronomical event that took place Wednesday. “The spring equinox is also known as March equinox or vernal equinox,” The Old Farmer’s Almanac says. This takes place all over the world, but more p...

Students share opinions on changing temps

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

February 4, 2019

After last week’s polar vortex, Charleston has been experiencing warmer temperatures going into the mid-fifties. Everett Lau, WEIU Newswatch’s local forecaster, said these temperature changes are not normal for this time of year. “It’s not uncommon to see temperatures shoot up for a few day...

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