Category: News Briefs

Campus briefs April 17, 2014

Students have the chance to debate whether or not Neville Longbottom is the real hero of the Harry Potter books at the next installment of the Discussing Pop Culture series sponsored by Eastern’s Libraries from 6 to 7 p.m., April 23, in the Noel Studio Discovery Classroom.

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The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) will present a yard show and cookout by the Downstairs Powell fountain at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 3. NPHC is the governing body for the nine traditionally African-American fraternities and sororities.

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Student Life will be taking students to volunteer to help Habitat ReStore, an affiliate for Habitat for Humanity in Madison and Clark Counties. Students will leave at 8:45 a.m. March 29 from the Whitlock Building. The Habitat ReStore is a retail store in the Richmond Mall that sells home improvement materials, items sold at the Restore have all been donated.

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Campus briefs Mar.20

The EKU Library is hosting a series of events entitled “The Colonel Smart Series.” “Avoid Becoming an #EPICFAIL: Protect Your Privacy on Social Media,” is an informative session that focuses on the protection of personal information on social media websites. This event is a part of the ColonelSmart series and takes place from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, in the Library Instruction Classroom (204 D).

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Campus Briefs Mar. 6

The Appalachian and Bluegrass Music Organization is hosting a jam session that will take place at 7 p.m. Monday, March 7, in the Memorial Science Building, Room 182. The session is open to the public and people are encouraged to bring their instruments to play along.

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Campus Briefs Jan. 23

The Office of Student Life is hosting Welcome Back Bingo Monday, Jan. 27 at 9 p.m. in Powell Underground.
The time was originally moved from Tuesday, Jan. 21 because of adverse weather conditions that forced the university to close at 3:30 p.m.
Bingo will consist of 10 games with a chance to win prizes. An Eastern student ID is needed to participate.

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Campus Briefs Jan 16.

Lambda Sigma honors society is now accepting applications for membership from outstanding first-year students at Eastern. Lambda Sigma recognizes first-year students who not only excel in the classroom, but show leadership potential and a willingness to become involved with campus and community service projects. Lambda Sigma requires a 3.3 GPA to be considered for acceptance.
“Lambda Sigma has had a long distinguished history at EKU,” said Ron Wolfe, Lambda Sigma adviser. “We’re looking forward to an outstanding new group being selected this spring.”

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