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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

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COLUMN: Hot take the field

COLUMN: ‘Hot take’ the field

Kierstyn Budz, Columnist February 19, 2024

So, I will be honest, I think the Super Bowl is over-hyped. I know, I know. “Kierstyn you are crazy, football is the best sport and the Super Bowl is the best event of the year.” I just do not...

STAFF EDITORIAL: JLo, Shakira were great Sunday night

Staff Editorial February 3, 2020

Quit complaining about the Super Bowl halftime show. History was made, thanks to Shakira and Jennifer Lopez, as they were the first Latina headliners for a Super Bowl halftime show.   Not only did...

Eastern students talk Super Bowl, Jimmy G

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter January 31, 2020

The stage is set for the best teams in the National Football League to face off against each other on Sunday in Miami for Super Bowl 54. Playing in the game will be Eastern alumni Jimmy Garoppolo. The...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Jimmy G represents all Panthers

Staff Editorial January 31, 2020

Former Eastern quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will be playing in the Super Bowl this Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs.  As if you already did not know that.  Jimmy G, as we all so affectionately...

Seven ways to spice up the Super Bowl

Jackson Bayer, Columnist February 4, 2019

Every year, on the first Sunday in February, all of America congregates in front of their televisions to watch dozens of ridiculous commercials with a concert and a football game sandwiched in between,...

Students offer feedback on lowest-scoring Super Bowl

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter February 4, 2019

Students in residence halls and customers at Charleston bars tuned in to watch the Super Bowl Sunday night. Some fans had strong feelings about the game and its results; others seemed indifferent. Before...

Students share plans to watch everything but the game during Super Bowl Sunday

Hannah Shillo, Entertainment Reporter February 1, 2019

ll hosting a Super Bowl-themed dinner, the residence halls hosting parties or businesses across Charleston opening doors and turning on the TV, Eastern’s community will be dipping its toes in the Super...

Residence Halls to host super bowl viewings

BreAnna Celestin, Contributing Writer February 1, 2019

With Super Bowl Sunday approaching, several events will be available for students who live on campus, including a Super Bowl-themed meal at Thomas Hall Dining on Feb. 3 at 5 p.m. Mark Hudson, the director...

Reactions on Jan. 20 NFC game shared

Karlie Guy, Contributing Writer January 25, 2019

During the NFC Championship game between the Saints and the Rams on Jan. 20, a play was made that resulted in a controversial social media debate. The debate has hit Eastern, with people arguing...

Since when do snacks have a gender?

Staff Editorial February 6, 2018

Sometimes it seems like society is making attempts in one way or another to dig itself out of a hole filled with stereotypes and misunderstandings. Other days, society finds itself treading in the wake...

Super Bowl party to raise money for Charleston food pantry

Staff Report January 29, 2018

A Super Bowl party with the intent of raising money for a local food pantry is set for 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Roc’s Blackfront Restaurant and Lounge. Because Roc’s kitchen is closed on Sundays,...

Column: Super Bowl ads cause as much buzz, conflict as game

Megan Ivey, Staff Reporter February 2, 2017

The Superbowl is three days away, and I’m going to be honest, I had to Google who was playing. Yes, I am one of those people who only watch for the ads (after the Puppy Bowl on Animal Planet, of course)....

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