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How to improve the spring concert

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

April 14, 2019

Lovelytheband performed in McAfee Thursday, and if most students were asked, they did not care about the concert and did not go. Whether or not the group itself is part of that formula, there are ways Eastern, both the student body and University Board, can improve the turnout for the annual concer...

Lovelytheband to headline Spring Concert on Thursday

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2019

Lovelytheband headlines the 2019 Spring Concert Thursday night in McAfee Gym, and the University Board is hoping for a large turnout for the free show. On Tuesday UB announced via social media that the concert is now free to students and community members. This decision comes after the UB only sold betw...

Enrollment to blame for concert problems

Staff Editorial

April 10, 2019

The Editorial board has heard a lot of griping about the upcoming spring concert, and most of it is valid and warranted. Many of our peers, ourselves included, have complained about not knowing the band, not caring about the genre of music, not wanting to spend an evening cooped up in McAfee and of...

Student Senate to vote on budget allocation bills

Logan Raschke, News Editor

April 9, 2019

Student Senate will vote on five budget allocation bills during its Wednesday meeting. These bills detail how much money will go into the 2019-2020 budgets for University Board, the Student Recreation Center, Student Government and Apportionment Board if approved. Apportionment Board is proposing Student Sen...

Spring concert will have free admission

Analicia Haynes and Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief and Assistant News Editor

April 9, 2019

Because of low ticket sales, the 2019 Spring Concert, featuring lovelytheband, is now free to students and the general public. University Board made the announcement Tuesday afternoon via social media. Mariah Marlar, the president of UB, said anywhere from 50 to 100 tickets were sold, but she does not kn...

UB to announce Spring Concert performer Tuesday

Staff Report

March 25, 2019

The University Board will reveal the performer for the 2019 Spring Concert during the “Big Reveal” party from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday in the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. There will also be a contest for local Eastern and Charleston musical artists to compete for ...

UB to host ‘Pixelpalooza’ video game tournament

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2019

For the first time in five years the University Board will be partnering  with Eastern’s Gamer’s Guild and the ESports Club (both are registered student organizations) to host the 5th annual video game tournament. “Pixelpalooza” will be from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday in the University Ballroom of...

University Board to host 2 events this week

Staff Report

March 17, 2019

The University Board will host “Pixelpalooza” on Tuesday and “The Pink Passion” on Friday. “Pixelpalooza” is a video game tournament and enters its fifth year. It is cohosted by the Gamer’s Guild and Esports. It will be from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King...

Students decorate, take home cacti

Students decorate, take home cacti

Shamaine Ware, Contributing Writer

March 6, 2019

The University Board-organized event “Hug a Cactus” invited eager students to pick a cactus or succulent and some markers and draw designs for the pots Tuesday afternoon in the Bridge Lounge of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Sienna Mark, a junior majoring in business management, said s...

UB concludes its ‘Date Night Series’ with karaoke, bowling night

UB concludes its ‘Date Night Series’ with karaoke, bowling night

Corryn Brock

February 26, 2019

"Karaoke and Bowling” completed University Board’s “Date Night Series” on Tuesday night. Mariah Marlar, University Board chair and senior public relations major, said the event was a good way to break up the monotony of midterms. “It’s fun to see people come out and have fun and relax wi...

UB to host night of karaoke, bowling

Logan Raschke, News Editor

February 26, 2019

Students, faculty, staff and people from the Charleston community can sing and bowl their hearts out at University Board’s first Karaoke Bowling Tuesday night. Sienna Mark, a junior health administration major and the special events coordinator for UB, said she is expecting a little over 100 peopl...

University Board to host ‘Family Feud’ comedy night

Hannah Shillo, Entertainment Reporter

January 28, 2019

A “Family Feud” themed comedy night hosted by University Board will be held in 7th Street Underground on Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Mariah Marlar, University Board chair and senior public relations major, said admission is free and all students are welcome to attend. Marlar said Lauren Kin...

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