Author: Lexi Walters

Hoopfest 2016

EKU Athletic’s annual Hoopfest was on Oct. 19 in the Alumni Coliseum.  Fans got an exclusive look at the 2016-17 EKU men’s and women’s basketball teams, along with a Halloween kid’s parade and performances by the pep band, dance team and cheerleading...

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Latino Street Fair

The Department of Languages, Cultures and Humanities hosted a Latino Street Festival at Powell Corner. The Latino Heritage Month event attracted students, staff and even students from Model Laboratory...

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9/11 Memorial Stair Climb, 2016

Eastern hosted its’ sixth annual 9/11 Memorial Service and Stair Climb in Keene Hall. Participants climb the equivalent of 110 flights of stairs to commemorate the service members who lost their lives in the 9/11...

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Bid Day 2016

The Eastern Progress went to Bid Day festivities on Monday, Aug. 29. Bid Day takes place once a year and involves sororities coming together for the last day of recruitment. Potential new members receive bids to join chapters and become new...

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Where the deals are: A guide to cheap fun & eats

1. Richmond Underground (Laser Tag) 292 S. 2nd Street EKU Fall Kickoff, Aug. 25, 6 p.m.-12 a.m., Bring your student ID and play for only $1 2. Richmond Skate Center 525 Recycle Drive $6 per skating session, includes rental (open sessions on weekends) 3. Galaxy Bowling 1025 Amberly Way Tuesday Dollar Days, 12 p.m.-5 p.m. and 8 p.m.-close, $1 games, shoes, hot dogs, small fries and small sodas. 4. Cinemark at Richmond Centre 2103 Lantern Ridge Drive Tuesday is Discount Day, $5.50 movies Community Day on Aug. 20 starting at 9 a.m., Free Family Movies and discounted concessions. 5. Madison Garden 152 N. Madison Avenue Sundays $1.50 well drinks, 99 cent bourbon shots, etc. Wednesday, Free play on arcade games, $2 well drinks, $2 pixi sticks, etc. Friday and Saturday late night happy hour from 11 p.m.-1 a.m., $1.50 well drinks 6. Giovanni’s 805 Eastern Bypass Monday buy one get one deal starts at 4 p.m., any size and any toppings (pay for most expensive). 7. Apollo Pizza 228 S. 2nd Street Monday wagon wheel deal, 20” one topping wagon wheel pizza for $15. 8. Casa Fiesta and Casa Café 240 Eastern Bypass/433 Professional Drive 10% student discount 9. Koto Japanese Bistro 2127 Lantern Ridge Drive 10% student discount only on meal during the...

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Day elected as faculty rep on Board of Regents

Eastern’s faculty will have new representation on the university’s governing board. After a three-week election that ultimately went to a run-off between two candidates, a winner emerged Tuesday, March 29–Richard Day, an associate professor in the School of Clinical Education Preparation. Day has served the past two years as chair of Faculty Senate, beat out Donna Corley, a professor and associate chair in the nursing department, who has also been active in Faculty Senate. He will fill the lone seat representing the university’s faculty on the Board of Regents, and said he hopes to be a voice for the...

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Parking and traffic disrupted by Martin razing

The razing of Martin Hall, which began Feb. 8, has caused temporary disruptions with campus parking and living. Universities officials ask for patience during this time as solutions to problems are being resolved. Parking Parking changes are just a growing pain associated with the changes of campus, said Mark Jozefowicz, Director of Parking and Transportation. The campus community can expect to see many changes associated with parking during this busy time, he said. With the closing of the Martin and Keith lots, 204 spaces have been relocated to the front portion of the Lancaster Lot. The lot is not...

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