• EOU… The next exodus? 
    An empty EOU campus. Just 27% of students stay at EOU for all four years. Picture by Kenzie Whaley. Why are so many students leaving Eastern Oregon University by the dozens? Why is the majority of the student population freshman undergraduates? Why have only 27% of students stuck it out long enough to stay until […]
  • The Voice’s fight for funding 
    The Voice was established in the 1940s to not only give Eastern Oregon University students an opportunity to gain experience in journalism but to also give a voice to the whole student body.  Now, the students who are using The Voice for its original purposes are asking, “How much are our voices worth?” The EOU […]
  • The First Amendment protects our voice
    For the past several years, The Voice has experienced multiple instances of censorship.  The First Amendment of the United States Constitution protects not only freedom of speech, but freedom of the press. This means that censorship of newspapers is illegal. College newspapers are also protected by the First Amendment and are not exempt from the […]
  • Inlow Hall renovations
    Inlow Hall, the first building on the Eastern Oregon University campus, was originally the base for all school functions but eventually became the Administration Building. A three-phase renovation of Inlow Hall began in 2009 with phase one but the $18.25 million in funding for phase two was not granted until 2021.  Phase two of the […]
  • Meet A Senior: Daisy Elliot
    Interview by Mary Grace Shirk We had the privilege of sitting down with Daisy Elliot, a member of the graduating class of 2023 at Eastern Oregon University. As the Student Council for Multicultural Affairs coordinator, Daisy’s journey through EOU has been shaped by her love for the outdoors, the pursuit of her chosen field, and […]
  • Meet a Senior: Johana Sepulveda Vieyra
    Interview by Mary Grace Shirk  We had the pleasure of sitting down with Johana Sepulveda Vieyra, a member of the graduating class of 2023 at Eastern Oregon University. Join us as we explore Johana’s personal growth, the impact of her EOU experience, and her future aspirations.  Why did you choose EOU? “I chose EOU, I […]
  • Meet Dr. Kelly A. Ryan, EOU’s new President
    Interview by Mary Grace Shirk With a unanimous vote, Dr. Kelly A. Ryan was named Eastern Oregon University’s 13th president on May 9. She will begin her tenure as president on July 1.  Ryan is currently the interim chancellor of Indiana University SE and previously held various positions at the university, including executive vice president […]
  • Mindfulness for college students
    As a college student, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by classes, social obligations, and personal challenges. It is important to find coping mechanisms to help manage this stress. Mindfulness is a practice that cultivates a state of focused awareness on the present moment while acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations without judgment. […]

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