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The KaGe opens for business

After years of begging for something resembling a student center, the wait is over.Or at least it will be soon. The KaGe, the renovated, former Guffin apartment located beside The Breezeway, opened its doors on Oct. 21 as a new space for students to relax. KaGe visionary and Coordinator of […]

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Strong winds, fallen tree lead to campus power outage

So what’s the best way to create community within residence halls? How about a 12-hour power outage?   On Oct. 7, Eastern literally shut down when strong winds knocked trees into power lines throughout the neighborhood. Students across campus were forced to find creative ways to complete homework or waste […]

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Mayer property future slowed by zoning issues

About two years ago, Eastern obtained ownership of the Mayer property, the two-story house that sits along Eagle Road next to Kea Hall, as a means of future expansion.   However, due to township zoning, the future use of the property, which connects Eastern to Fenimore Park, is still primarily […]

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Security Report

 Sunday, Sept. 27. 2:15 a.m. Eagle. Received a call for a sick student. Intoxicated student transported to Bryn Mawr Hospital in an ambulance.   Monday, Sept. 28. 9:20 a.m. Walton. Sodexo employee fell in kitchen. Transported to Bryn Mawr Hospital in ambulance.   Monday, Sept. 28. 11:58 a.m. Hainer. Elevator […]

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Students get a taste of protest at G-20 summit from blockades, tear gas and rubber bullets

Police in riot gear, people pushing and shoving and running, a helicopter hovering overhead, chaos, bedlam, and disorder. These words paint a harrowing picture and would not be the first to come to mind when one hears the words “peaceful protest.” This was the reality that met those who arrived […]

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Uganda Riots

 When riots broke out in Maska, Uganda on Sept. 11, senior Angela Geer could hear gun shots and yelling from her residence hall room.    Currently, five Eastern students are studying abroad at the Uganda Christian University in Mukono, and Geer is one of them. Violent rioting in the nearby […]

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First woman to serve as Chair of Board of Trustees

Dr. Stacey Sauchuk was chosen to serve as the first female chairperson of the Eastern Board of Trustees.  Previously, Sauchuk served for several years on the Board of Trustees as Chairperson of the Academic Affairs Committee. She now oversees all the committees that make up the board.  Sauchuk graduated from […]

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Email server issue still unresolved

After more than four weeks of troubleshooting, administrative computing is baffled by the ongoing e-mail server issues. The same goes for Communigate software and Hewlett-Packard hardware technicians. “We’ve run (the server) for four years without incident,” Mike Sanker of Academic Computing said. “This is the first major repair problem we’ve […]

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Students deprived of Federal Work Study

Students who received Federal Work Study in previous years, but have been denied this semester, are puzzled by the change, but the Financial Aid Office said the available funds have not decreased. Senior Dan Ison received FWS to work in Sodexo during his first year and to work as a […]