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  1. Memorial Service honors late student

    04.27 / 05:12 dailyeasternnews.com Dailyeasternnews.com - Illinois (IL)
    Senior Byron Edingburg was honored Tuesday night as the first graduate of Eastern’s class of 2017, as a large crowd gathered for his memorial service in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Eastern President David Glassman gave a diploma to his mother, brother and aunts. Edingburg, set to graduate May […
  2. CAA to vote on four new majors

    04.27 / 05:12 dailyeasternnews.com Dailyeasternnews.com - Illinois (IL)
    The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on four new majors at its meeting 2 p.m. Thursday in Room 4440 of the Booth Library. These are exercise science, sport management, engineering technology and construction management. According to the program’s proposal, the construction management major will use current digital technologies to prepare publications and presentations for […
  3. Baurer named newest BOT member

    04.27 / 05:12 dailyeasternnews.com Dailyeasternnews.com - Illinois (IL)
    Minier resident Barbara Baurer has been appointed by Gov. Bruce Rauner to serve on the board of trustees. According to a press release, her appointment goes into effect immediately, but the Illinois Senate still needs to approve it. “It’s an interesting time to be serving on the board, what with the changes that are taking [&#…
  4. Four programs up for elimination at BOT meeting

    04.27 / 05:12 dailyeasternnews.com Dailyeasternnews.com - Illinois (IL)
    The university administration will ask the board of trustees to consider the elimination of four degree programs at its meeting Friday. These programs are the bachelor’s in philosophy, Africana Studies, career and technical education and adult and community education, according to a board report attached to the meeting’s agenda. Workgroup No. 7, which looked at [&#…
  5. Special Olympics to feature range of sports, ages

    04.27 / 01:54 dailyeasternnews.com Dailyeasternnews.com - Illinois (IL)
    Eastern will host its 39th Special Olympics from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday at O’Brien Stadium. This year, there will be approximately 700 Eastern volunteers, along with 60 key volunteers made up of faculty and other Charleston residents. Vanessa Duncan, Area 9 Director, has run this event for four years. Area 9 includes […
  6. Mock accident shows consequences of drunken driving

    04.27 / 01:54 dailyeasternnews.com Dailyeasternnews.com - Illinois (IL)
    As the school year comes to an end, Charleston High School students are preparing for prom on Saturday. To remind the students and community to remain safe, the Charleston Fire Department hosted a mock drunken-driving accident Wednesday morning in the parking lot of Charleston High School. Assisting the CFD were the Charleston Police Department, Coles…
  7. Police identify person injured in shooting incident

    04.26 / 22:21 dailyeasternnews.com Dailyeasternnews.com - Illinois (IL)
    The person injured in a shooting early Saturday morning on Seventh Street was identified by the Charleston Police Department Wednesday. Akeem Williams, 20, an Eastern student from Romeoville, was struck in the back during the shooting and sustained minor injuries. He was released from the hospital, according a press release. The shooting resulted in the…