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Women’s History Month

Posted on March 23, 2023

Sally Ride. Photo by NASA March is Women’s History Month! Declared by Congress in 1987, Women’s History Month is meant to highlight and celebrate the often unrecognized contributions that women have made to American society throughout history. The Voice has taken the first two weeks of March to research and write about eleven remarkable women […]

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Budget Tips for College Students

Posted on March 5, 2023

Picture by Moses McAninch Make A BudgetCreating a budget can be difficult with a small income, but it is still important! The first step to making a budget is to be honest with yourself about what you spend. Look at your bank account and write down all your recurring expenses and anything else you have […]

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Mental Health Resources for EOU Students in 2023

Posted on February 3, 2023

Picture by Alyson Yates The first day I spoke with Dr. Marianne Weaver, licensed psychologist and Director of the Eastern Oregon University Counseling Center, a gust of wind howled sharply outside the window situated over my computer desk. It was a dark and blustery afternoon in the Oregon high desert — typical during these long, […]

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Bewildered Exhibition Shows at Nightingale Gallery

Posted on February 3, 2023

Picture by Alyson Yates The newest exhibition at EOU’s Nightingale Gallery, Bewildered, features the work of northwest artists M. Acuff, Renee Couture, and Carolyn Hopkins. Viewed as a collective, the exhibition explores the artists’ shifting relationship to the land during an era of dramatic environmental change, and the feelings of dependence, vulnerability, reciprocity, and stewardship […]

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Organize For Success This Term

Posted on April 8, 2022

We’ve all had those moments in college where important due dates feel like they are coming in all at once while your work and personal life become busy too. These moments can feel like relentless ocean waves that keep crashing down on you without a break that may lead to a decline in mental and […]

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Self-Love for the Month of Love

Posted on February 11, 2022

February comes from the Latin word “Februa,” which means “to cleanse.” This symbolizes new blessings and beginnings. The month’s birthstone is the amethyst, which represents courage, and strengthening relationships.  February is considered the month of love because of Valentine’s Day, a nationally recognized holiday. It is not just about romance and sweethearts; instead, it can […]

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The History of the Blue and Gold

Posted on February 11, 2022

Nestled in a small farming community in Oregon, the history of Oregon’s Rural University can be told through generations of graduates, historic buildings, and even a set of memorable steps upon which many graduates once stood to share in the joys of completing college and earning a degree. Eastern Oregon University is a beloved campus; […]

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Choreographed Classics Performed in “We’ve Got Your Number.”

Posted on January 28, 2022

A new year means new beginnings, and new grooves. As Winter term carries on, one group of students are busying themselves with rigorous repetitions of song and dance. The EOU chamber choir, fresh off the heels of their initial return to live productions, are preparing for their first in-person performance of 2022 with “We’ve Got […]

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Skiing and Snowboarding Club

Posted on December 24, 2021

As the temperature drops and snow starts to fall, members of EOU’s Skiing and Snowboarding club are dusting off their boards and gearing up to hit the slopes. While some prefer to spend winter indoors, others relish in the season for the winter sports and activities. These dauntless people are just what the Skiing and […]

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Upcoming Theatre Productions

Posted on November 16, 2021

The Theatre program of EOU has an exciting year of productions planned for all theatre lovers to enjoy. Currently, the Theatre and Music programs, in association with Music Theatre International (MTI), is celebrating local theatre by producing All Together Now! a musical packed full of songs from MTI’s favorite musicals; Annie, Beauty and the Beast, […]

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Dead Waves and Deaf Ears

Posted on May 26, 2021

The Community’s Response to KEOL The 2020-2021 fiscal year has been rife with changes and challenges that have rocked day-to-day life at EOU. In particular, student activities and clubs have been hit hard. Lower enrollment rates and an ever-shrinking reserve of funds forced the hands of both the Student Fee Committee (SFC) and many unit […]

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The Ancient Woman’s Contribution to Literature

Posted on May 12, 2021

(No, Men Did Not Pioneer the Literary World) It is commonly known that women writers often conceal their gender with pseudonyms, from George Eliot to J.K. Rowling, and everyone knows why: the “Big Five” publishing houses (Penguin/Random House; Hachette Book Group; Harper Collins; Simon and Schuster; Macmillan) are, and always have been, male-dominated presses. Scores […]

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SFC Minutes

Posted on May 12, 2021

Shortcomings and Options for Students Whether someone is looking to have fun times, take care of their health, gain work experience or broaden their cultural knowledge, the various clubs and activities on campus are an integral part of what makes EOU student life unique and enjoyable. But, despite their importance, funding and support for campus […]

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National Poetry Month: Celebrating Creative Expression

Posted on April 16, 2021

April is National Poetry Month and during a time when creative arts seem to be of growing interest, it is more important than ever to celebrate and appreciate them, including the art of poetry. National Poetry Month was established by the Academy of American Poets in 1996. It was created to allow poetry to shine […]

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Getting the Most Out of EOU’s Learning Center

Posted on March 20, 2021

My time at Eastern Oregon University has been nothing short of demanding, from classes, to jobs, to personal matters, you won’t find a lack of responsibilities from me. Something that can ease the pain of each term for me can be found in the EOU Learning Center and Disability Services Office (DSO). Resources for students […]

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Light in the Time of COVID-19

Posted on May 4, 2020

With COVID-19 being in full swing and people being quarantined to their homes, optimism and being productive can be hard. During this strange time we are living in, there are ups and downs, but we still need to be able to push through each day. I definitely struggle with seeing the good amongst the bad, […]

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Gazing Long into the COVID-19 Abyss: Terrible Ideas to Pass Unprecedented Amounts of Time with Yourself

Posted on April 15, 2020

The first mistake was giving me space to write. ‘We want a narrative of the pandemic from your location’ they said. Instead this, whatever this is, is what I wrote. Coping with an overabundance of isolated time can be its own form of psychological drain, safe to say. However, from my station here in my […]

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Imaging Indigenous Resistance

Posted on March 14, 2020

November is known as Native American Heritage Month, also known as American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. This month is known for celebrating all the rich and diverse culture, traditions, and history of Native American culture. November is also a great time to educate others on the different experiences and struggles these groups of […]

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Artist Talk: Nina Elder

Posted on February 8, 2019

Artist and adventurer, Nina Elder, visited EOU on January 23 and gave a thrilling talk about displacement, piles of rocks, and mines. Put simply, she is curious about where we are as a species, where we have been, and where we are going. She spoke of her travels to Alaska and the things that she […]

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Kory Quinn Performance

Posted on January 29, 2019

Upon entering Ten Depot on the evening of January 17, the first thing you notice is the smell. It is not overpowering, but it’s strong enough to tell you that you’re in for a treat. The second thing you notice is the strumming of guitars over the swelling chorus of people. A color changing light […]

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