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Gmail transition underway

 Due to requests from the board of directors and the continued malfunctions with the e-mail server, the Information Technology department has announced a transition from the University’s current e-mail server to Google’s system, Gmail.    The complete system, Google Apps Education Edition, offers students and faculty numerous tools for online […]

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New Fair Trade for Sodexo

  Returning for the spring semester, most faculty and students were pleasantly surprised by a row of new coffee pots in the Dining Commons, set off by a wide green backdrop announcing the product: “aspretto.”    The drink station is significant, not only because of its selection of brews, flavored […]

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Responding to Haiti’s plight

  The United States is overflowing with pity as it watches the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere suffer the aftermath of a catastrophic earthquake.    A massive earthquake, measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale, ransacked Haiti on Jan. 12, leaving the world speechless.   The media flashes images of […]

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Beloved log cabin leveled unexpectedly

    The Log Cabin, an original part of the Walmarthon Estate located on the island in the middle of the three campus ponds, was demolished on Dec. 14 after 30 years of ongoing debate.   Without warning, an e-mail was sent to students on Dec. 7 announcing the University’s […]

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SIFE hosts alumni panel

 As the first installment of three business-focused seminars, SIFE organized a panel of SIFE alumni, including Jonathan Malone, Larry Buller, Anna Rohwer, Brandon Ziegler, Lauren Lottier and James Frederick, to answer questions about their journeys after college. About 75 students gathered to hear about the alumni’s experiences through internships, job […]

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Portal simplifies student affairs

  One important change for students this fall semester was the new Web site called MyEastern. This portal has been in the works for more than three years and recently made its debut.    Its purpose is to make the registration process, as well as managing student accounts, much easier.  […]

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Tree planted in the name of Christian Life

There’s been a new addition to Eastern’s campus, and it is one of special importance: As many students have noticed, a tree was recently planted not far from the bronze Eastern Eagle that sits outside Walton Hall.  A vast majority of the student population had absolutely no idea why this […]

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Bike ride across US to build wells in Africa

Chris Carr traveled to Mali, Africa and was so moved by the extreme poverty there that he decided to do something about it. Carr started a non-profit organization called Wheels for Wells, which aims to raise $200,000 to provide clean drinking water for people in Africa. Wheels for Wells is […]