The Daily Eastern News

Booth Library offers tours

Staff Report

August 21, 2017

Filed under News, Online

The Booth Library will be having tours of its facilities at 10 a.m., 1 and 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays until Sept. 14. Tours will begin at the reference desk located on the north end of the library and last approximately 20 minutes each. According to a press release, there is no mandatory...

2 students fight summer blues in Charleston

2 students fight summer blues in Charleston

Chaela Krueger, Reporter

May 16, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

Charleston in the summer is not quite the ghost town some people might expect. During the summer, students can find a number of events and activities such as community concerts or farmer’s markets to keep them occupied. At first, Ashley Parola, a  junior biological sciences major, was not thrilled...

Transfer students find smooth transition

Cassady Jackson, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2017

Filed under News, Online

With a mix of new programs and old methods, Eastern has been making the push to attract transfer students. Rita Pearson, a transfer coordinator, said counselors do everything possible to help prospective students. Some strategies she mentioned were conducting unofficial evaluations of transfer...

Teson, Blackmon, Muldoon decide to transfer

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

April 10, 2017

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Sophomores Casey Teson, Marshawn Blackmon and Patrick Muldoon are transferring and will no longer play in the Eastern basketball program. As a freshman, Teson was relied on heavily but saw his minutes severely decrease from 848 to 603 as a sophomore. In his freshman year Teson shared the team high i...

Students voice ideas at forum

Students voice ideas at forum

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

March 7, 2017

Filed under News, Online

Students told Eastern President David Glassman their suggestions and concerns about the university’s community at an open student forum Tuesday evening. Hashni Vidana, an international graduate student studying biological sciences, said while getting her bachelor’s degree in England, she noticed...

Students give back on MLK Day

Kennedy Nolen, Muticultural Reporter

January 17, 2017

Filed under News, Online

  Nearly 200 students spent their day off from classes volunteering their time Monday during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Crystal Brown, assistant director of the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism, said this year the students made flower pots and planted seeds for seniors...

Students, UPD share thoughts on viral video

January 9, 2017

Filed under News

By Mallory Kutnick Campus Reporter | @DEN_News Eastern remains calm in the wake of last Tuesday’s viral hate crime from Chicago, University Police Chief Kent Martin said Monday. Streaming live on Facebook, four young black adults attacked and tortured an 18-year-old white student with special...

Students, ministers work to keep faith while on campus

Dillan Schorfheide, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2016

Filed under News, Online

Some students on campus have parents who worry that homework, social media and extracurricular activities will distract them from their faith at college so ministers and students give advice on how to keep their faith. This is the case for KC Campanano, president of the Wesley Foundation at Eastern...

Students help hungry families with ‘Cans 4 A Cause’

Maria Baldwin, Sports Feature Reporter

November 10, 2016

Filed under features

“Cans 4 A Cause,” a benefit organized by students from CMN 3950, a class about conferences and event planning, collected donations of canned foods Wednesday night in the 7th Street Underground of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The canned goods were collected and donated to the Charleston...

Students and faculty speculate Trump’s presidency

Students and faculty speculate Trump’s presidency

Marisa Foglia, Pop Culture Reporter

November 10, 2016

Filed under Showcase

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 leaving the country anxiously awaiting the announcement of the next president. Chloe Gottschalk,...

Political groups look toward election

Jordan Boyer, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2016

Filed under News

Leaders of political groups on campus are looking toward to the upcoming presidential election. Student Body President, Catie Witt, said that she sees students are getting involved in the election. “I used to not think students were involved enough in the election, but this presidential election...

CAA looks at moratorium, reviews reports

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

October 5, 2016

Filed under News, Online

The Council on Academic Affairs is meeting again after a week off to discuss a moratorium and program review summaries Eastern President David Glassman asked the CAA in an email to send two nominations to him for a committee to help him choose a replacement for Provost Blair Lord. The CAA will...

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