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Students return to class after odd spring break

Elizabeth Taylor, Campus Reporter

March 31, 2020

While an extended spring break would usually sound like any college student’s dream, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed perspectives on many things. Instead of a chance to vacation and spend time with others, most students were forced to stay inside for the entire two weeks of break. Whether they had big plans or not, the ...

Students react to extended spring break after COVID-19 concerns

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor

March 12, 2020

Eastern’s spring break officially begins at 8 p.m. Friday, when students are expected to be out of the residence halls to begin what was originally planned to be a week-long break but has since switched to a two-week-long break, followed by online-only course instruction because of the COVID-...

Eastern responds to hate messages

Corryn Brock, News Editor

February 21, 2020

White power propaganda and rocks in bags were found around campus Wednesday and many student leaders on campus spoke out against the actions of the person or people who left the bags.  Most fliers had the message “White Power, Get Some!” printed on it along with a swastika.  Many of the st...

Love’s in the air: Students talk Valentine’s Day

Emilie Bowman, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

Students around Eastern are celebrating the Valentine’s Day holiday in many different ways. Both students in relationships and those who are not have something special planned for the day. Freshman special education major Natalie DiRienzo and her friend health administration freshman Emily Siegel plan on partak...

Students share best, worst of Halloween

Allison Little, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

From dressing up to sweet treats, students shared their favorite, and least favorite, aspects of Halloween. Zack Archey, a freshman political science major, said he enjoys Halloween for all the costumes. “I love Halloween. I love being able to dress up and just be a weirdo with everyone else,” Ar...

College 101: SSC, students cite steps for success

Students take their time and study during the day at the Student Success Center Monday.

Imani Tapley, Staff Reporter

August 26, 2019

At the beginning of a new semester, students are finding new ways to succeed with new study habits.  Sophomore psychology major Brianna Townsend said she studies best when she uses highlighters.   Townsend said listening to instrumental music could actually help people study. “Try not to li...

Students follow up on their first week

Corryn Brock, News Editor

August 25, 2019

The first week of classes is over, and many students are ready for the semester ahead of them. During the first week of classes, many students get to know their classmates and meet professors while some students drop classes and change what they are taking after reading through the syllabus. Now...

Severe weather warning issued until this Friday

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor

August 21, 2019

Unfavorable weather on the second day of the semester called for umbrellas, rain coats and rain boots. The National Weather Service issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Coles County, among other areas in central, east central, southeast and west central Illinois early Tuesday morning. Everett...

Students give thoughts on Netflix December release list

Alek McMath, a freshman marketing major, eats popcorn while watching Netflix in his friend's dorm Tuesday night. Netflix released nine new titles for December, compared to over 30 released last November.

Marisa Foglia, Pop Culture Reporter

November 16, 2016

  Netflix has released a list of titles being added and taken away during the month of December, and though students like the service, they wish there were more holiday-themed options. Shows coming include “Fuller House,” “White Rabbit Project” and “Pacific Heat.” Only nine...

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