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  1. Pawar proposes “new deal” for Illinois

    02.27 / 05:21 dailyeasternnews.com Dailyeasternnews.com - Illinois (IL)
    Inspired by the determination of former president Franklin D. Roosevelt and equipped with a vision, Chicago alderman Ameya Pawar, from the 47th ward, spoke to students, faculty and community members about his plans for the future of Illinois on Saturday. Pawar recently announced his bid to run for the Democratic nomination for Governor in 2018.…
  2. Miss Black EIU crowned

    02.27 / 05:21 dailyeasternnews.com Dailyeasternnews.com - Illinois (IL)
    The journey of a new queen unfolded as Fudia Jalloh, a senior family and consumer sciences major, was crowned Miss Black EIU 2017 Saturday night. Through the Miss Black EIU pageant, she received a scholarship for $1,500. Jalloh said she is shocked and excited to be Miss Black EIU 2017. “I’m just really, really happy [&#…
  3. Committee uses data to update report

    02.27 / 05:21 dailyeasternnews.com Dailyeasternnews.com - Illinois (IL)
    The Academic Program Elimination/Reorganization Review Committee updated its report by examining updated profit/loss numbers and studying philosophy courses and enrollment information at its meeting Friday. The members reviewed an updated profit/loss document from Budget Analyst Candace Flatt for 2015 and 2016 that showed finalized numbers from the philosophy department. Committee chair Richard Jones said the…
  4. Departments, programs respond to referendum, vitalization project

    02.27 / 04:14 dailyeasternnews.com Dailyeasternnews.com - Illinois (IL)
    Following the Faculty Senate’s referendum last Tuesday, programs considered for elimination or consolidation reflected on how they are being affected by the vitalization project. Last week, 145 faculty members voted ‘no confidence’ in Workgroup No. 7’s process and outcomes in the vitalization project. The Workgroup looked at academic programs during the project and recommended several […
  5. Workgroup No. 8 hears new ideas, defines micro degree

    02.27 / 03:12 dailyeasternnews.com Dailyeasternnews.com - Illinois (IL)
    Workgroup No. 8, Academic Visioning I, discussed two concepts that could help students gain experience for their intended career at its meeting Friday. Technology professor Gabe Grant presented ideas for a new research, education and applied learning center, or REAL Center, as well as a Digital and Multimedia Center. He said the REAL Center, is…
  6. Fundraiser provides HOPE to survivors

    02.27 / 02:11 dailyeasternnews.com Dailyeasternnews.com - Illinois (IL)
    A local organization advocating for survivors of domestic violence is hosting its annual Bowls of HOPE fundraiser Tuesday evening, an event its executive director said is crucial for the organization. Housing, Outreach, Prevention and Education of East Central Illinois is an organization that strives to help people who face life-threatening situations because of domestic violence.…
  7. Greek chapters still working on unity

    02.27 / 01:03 dailyeasternnews.com Dailyeasternnews.com - Illinois (IL)
    Though individual Greek chapters strive for unity, some say there is still work to be done when bringing Greek life together as a whole. Currently at Eastern, there are six National Pan-Hellenic fraternities and sororities, which are historically black. There are nine Panhellenic sororities and 10 Interfraternity Council fraternities, which are predominantly white. Darien Ghostone,…