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Eastern Illinois community reflects on budget impasse’s effect on EIU

By Dawn Schabbing, Effingham Daily News

February 24, 2016

Filed under City, News

Gina Furlin enrolled at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston to play volleyball. She's a setter on the team."I had some options to go other places, but I picked Eastern mainly because of its testing center," said Furlin.She ...

Layoffs expected at EIU

By Bill Grimes, Effingham Daily News

August 18, 2015

Filed under Global

The 1,750 or so employees of Eastern Illinois University are holding their collective breath in the face of expected staff layoffs.University spokeswoman Vicki Shaw Woodard said there is no question that there will be some layoffs. But Wo...

Salukis split softball doubleheader with Sycamores

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

April 26, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

SIU softball (19-23-1, 13-10) split Sunday’s doubleheader with the Indiana State Sycamores (20-26, 12-11 ) with a 5-1 loss in game one and a 7-6 comeback win in game two at Price Field in Terre Haute, Ind.Saturday's game was...

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