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EIU March for Ferguson

"We just wanted to bring ourselves and the EIU community up to date with everything that's going on. Because like I said there were so many stories that we didn't know the actual story so we researched and found out stuff. So it was more of an awareness thing." A goal the sorority says they accomplished marching around campus ... holding their hands and signs up ... in support of Michael Brown. F READ MORE>

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No Smoking at U of I Games

Don't expect to light up at this team's football games!

The University of Illinois became smoke free January 1,  joining hundreds of other colleges who have done the same.

U of I Police want to remind football fans that this smoke free policy also applies to tailgaters at Memorial Stadium.

Signs have been placed all over campus, including around the football

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Drake Named OVC Offensive Player of the Week

Eastern Illinois wide receiver Adam Drake has been named the Ohio Valley Conference offensive player of the week after his performance in Thursday's game.

Drake caught 11 passes for 109 yards and a touchdown in EIU's loss to Minnesota.

The Panthers return to action Saturday against Southern Illinois.

Kickoff is at 6 p.m. and you can catch all the action on Hit M ... READ MORE >

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