Students in Martin Hall got a rude awakening at 1:30 a.m. Thursday morning as the fire alarms sounded and the building housing 250 residents was evacuated. EKU Police and the Richmond Fire Department responded to the scene after a sprinkler head was intentionally broken in the northeast stairwell of the second floor, according to the police report.
The Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents approved a 5 percent proposed tuition increase, a 5 percent residence hall rate increase and a 2.75 percent increase on meals plans at its quarterly meeting April 14.
Eastern’s baseball team went 2-for-3 in a three-game series against the University of Tennessee at Martin Skyhawks April 11 to 13.
Eastern’s women’s tennis team fell to Marshall University with a 5-2 loss April 10. The Colonels ended the regular season with a 12-9 overall record and a 9-1 OVC record.
The EKU Dance Theatre showcased its choreography and talent in the spring concert featuring a guest piece by noted choreographer Nashwa Cahill.
Anyone who attended the InterFASHIONal fashion show, Tuesday April 15, in the Keene Johnson Ballroom took a trip to the leading fashion capitals of the world. The fashion show presented by Apparel Design and Merchandising (ADM) students was broken up into six scenes representing six cities: New York, Tokyo, Paris, Milan, London, and Richmond.
There is a science to campus events —apparently. High attendance at on-campus events seem to be hit and miss, but more toward the miss side lately. The events seem to generate no excitement, no buzz and because of that, no people.
The history of late night talk shows has had its greats, with the likes of Johnny Carson, David Letterman and Jay Leno entertaining television viewers of the late p.m. to early a.m. hours. Today, or rather tonight, the line up of late night hosts is stronger than ever.