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Mahveen Arshi, a graduate student studying computer technology, serves chicken sandwiches and tater tots at Thomas Dining Aug. 29. Starting the 22-23 school year, Taylor Dining will only be open for breakfast and lunch. Because Taylor had the allergen meal choices, Thomas Dining now offers allergy-friendly meals.

Thomas, Taylor Dining to consolidate into one center

Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor April 26, 2023

Starting Fall 2023 semester, Taylor Hall will be the only south quad dining center. According to a press release, with Taylor and Thomas halls open for lunch this semester, they each only serve an average...

Erin Zurek, a junior communication disorders and Spanish dual major, does homework as she works the front desk at Thomas Hall Thursday evening.

FEATURE PHOTO: Multitasking

Morgan Bledsoe, Contributing photographer September 12, 2019

Erin Zurek, a junior communication disorders and Spanish dual major, does homework as she works the front desk at Thomas Hall Thursday evening.

Jeremy Kurzinski, an alum of Eastern, plays tennis against his friend on the tennis courts behind Thomas Hall on Thursday afternoon. Kurzinski said they come out twice a week to play tennis or basketball. He said that he also comes out to support the basketball team when they have home games.

FEATURE PHOTO: Thomas Hall tennis

Mery Fleming, Contributing photographer September 12, 2019

Jeremy Kurzinski, an alum of Eastern, plays tennis against his friend on the tennis courts behind Thomas Hall on Thursday afternoon. Kurzinski said they come out twice a week to play tennis or basketball....

Adjani Reeves, a sophomore exercise science major, plays pool with his friends in the Thomas Hall Lobby Sunday afternoon.

FEATURE PHOTO: Playing pool

Elizabeth Wood, Photo Editor August 25, 2019

Adjani Reeves, a sophomore exercise science major, plays pool with his friends in the Thomas Hall Lobby Sunday afternoon.

30th annual tribute and march to honor Dr. King

Kennedy Nolen, multicultural Reporter January 12, 2017

  The 30th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day candlelight vigil march and tribute will begin at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, at the Thomas Hall lobby. The march will begin at Thomas Hall and lead...

Pipe burst because of cool air pocket

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor January 9, 2017

By Analicia Haynes Online Editor | @DEN_News A pipe burst in the hallway dividing the Thomas Hall lobby and dining hall Sunday afternoon after a cool air pocket caused the pipe to freeze and break. Mark...

Greek Court to host Halloween festivities

Lydia Shaw, Contributing Writer October 27, 2016

Community children will be able to find a variety of Halloween festivities around Eastern’s campus Monday. The first “Greek and Treats” festival will be from 5 to 7p.m. Monday in Greek Court. The...

Dining hall food to incorporate safari theme

Mackenzie Freund, City Editor September 28, 2015

The dining halls will be getting in touch with their safari side at 5 p.m. Wednesday. Gail Abrams-Aungst, the associate director of hosing and dining, said Thomas, Taylor, and Stevenson dining halls...

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