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 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 […]

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Protecting Yourself from Flu Viruses

With the first student case of H1N1 confirmed on campus last week, professor of nursing Dr. Chris Jackson offers advice on how to stay healthy. The H1N1 case was originally diagnosed as Influenza A, but, after being sent for further research, tested positive for the H1N1 virus. The student overcame […]

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Undergraduate nursing off to good start

Toward the end of the 2009 spring semester, news spread throughout campus that two new majors would be available for students: nursing and engineering. So far, these plans are only partially underway: While students can easily sign up for and take nursing classes, there are no engineering classes available on […]

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Students upset with security transportation service

Irate students have been complaining about how security is not much of a help these days. There has been talk that security assistance is unavailable when required. When sophomore Robert Willingham heard that campus security will no longer be offering dorm-to-dorm transportation, he reacted like most of the students on […]

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Security Report

from the desk of Jim Magee, Director of Security