The Daily Eastern News

Students to de-stress before final exams

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

November 28, 2018


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With final exams coming up, students will have the opportunity to take part in crafts, food and a viewing of a movie Thursday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m in the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. “It’s Beginning to Look a lot Like Finals” will be hosted by the University ...

UB chair suspended for 6 weeks, expected to go through diversity training

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

November 27, 2018


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The University Board chair is suspended for six weeks and will go through diversity training after students complained to UB members regarding the production, postings and promotion of “explicit” songs on the chair’s Sound Cloud page. According to a press release sent out Monday, UB membership d...

Comedy show to cover alcohol dangers, issues

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

November 7, 2018


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The University Board will be hosting “A Shot of Reality” at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Grand Ballroom at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Two comedians will be hosting the comedy event and will be discussing alcohol awareness and the dangers of alcohol as well as addressing issues such a...

Dia de los Muertos to raise cultural awareness around Eastern

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

October 31, 2018


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Eastern’s annual Dia de los Muertos celebration will take place from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday in the University Ballroom at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The University Board, the Latin American Student Organization (LASO), the Foreign Language Department, the Spanish Club, Alpha Psi Lam...

UB hosts transgender comedian Jeffrey Jay

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

September 30, 2018


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Transgender comedian Jeffrey Jay performed Friday night at the 7th Street Underground. Though the show got off to a late start, Tess McArthy, the University Board human potential coordinator, said the event had a good turnout. Jay said he was surprised at the turnout given the delay of the show. “You all were...

Students have ‘Pops with the Cops’

Students have ‘Pops with the Cops’

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

September 5, 2018


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The University Board hosted “Pops with the Cops” Wednesday afternoon, where students had the opportunity to eat popsicles with officers from the University Police Department. Tess McArthy, the University Board human potential coordinator, said the event is a chance for the University Police Depart...

Fetty Wap to be this year’s Spring Concert performer

Fetty Wap to be this year’s Spring Concert performer

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Associate News Editor

March 22, 2018


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Rapper Fetty Wap will be the performer for this year’s Spring Concert at 8 p.m. on April 21 at Lantz Arena. Members of the University Board unveiled this year’s performer during the Big Reveal Thursday afternoon in front of students who gathered next to the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union...

Additional funds for panther statue, University Board

Additional funds for panther statue, University Board

Analicia Haynes

March 22, 2018


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Additional funds for a new panther statue and the University Board were approved by the Student Senate Wednesday night. In the first bill, the student government asked for an additional allocation of $8,363 from the Apportionment Board to help pay for the base, pad, brick work, labor and other materials...

Spring concert to be announced March 22

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

March 7, 2018


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The performers for the Spring Concert will be announced at noon, March 22 in the Food Court of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The concert reveal date was announced during an informal Student Senate meeting Wednesday night. University Board chair Jordan McLaren said there will be a ban...

Stuff-A-Bear to be held Thursday

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter

January 30, 2018


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­Students can make a Valentine's Day gift for themselves or for others and experience cultural diversity at the 2018 “Stuff-a-Bear” hosted by the University Board. “Stuff-a-Bear” is set for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday in the University Ballroom of Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Sienna...

Spring Concert survey released, tabling starts

Chrissy Miller, News Editor

November 12, 2017


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Along with being able to take them online in their panthermails, a prize wheel and computers will be set up to allow students to take surveys this week about what they would like to see at the next Spring Concert. This tabling will be from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. outside Taylor Dining Hall, 11 a.m. to...

Comedian offers variety in his material Friday

Comedian offers variety in his material Friday

Travis Moody, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2017


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Even though the 7th Street Underground was decorated as a campfire, the main performer kept spitting even more flames at the audience. Gibran Saleem, a professional comedian of a year and a half, gave an interactive performance for an enthusiastic crowd last Friday. Two “campfires” made of...

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