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Photography by Eureka College students will be displayed April 23 through May 2 in Burgess Hall Art Gallery at Eureka College. The show is the culmination of the semester’s work in an advanced digital and Photoshop course. Exhibiting students are Alyssa Barron of Washington, Oakleigh Beard of Ft. Worth, Corey Dawson of Farmington, Devin Frendreis of Elmhurst, Jonathan Glass of Hazel Crest, Cara Heyungs of Secor, Brittany Hougham of Wapella, Caleigh Hruska and Steve Morhrman,… Continue Reading »
Ten-minute plays are being accepted for the 2nd Annual Illinois High School 10-Minute Play Festival to be held Nov. 21–22 at Pritchard Theatre at Eureka College. Illinois high school students are invited to enter original, unpublished 10-minute plays. There is no entry fee. Six scripts will be selected as winners and will be produced by Eureka College during the festival. There will be at least one winner from each of the classes of 2014,… Continue Reading »
Eureka College junior Elisabeth Grober of Peoria is the recipient of the Peoria Academy of Science Memorial Scholarship. Grober is scheduled to receive the award at the academy’s annual banquet April 10. Grober, a biology major, is a daughter of John and Lisa Grober of Brisbane, Australia. The Peoria Academy of Science Memorial Scholarship Fund annually awards a $1,000 scholarship to a student from the Tri-County area who is a member of one of… Continue Reading »
The Eureka College Student Alliance for a Greener Environment (SAGE) will host a Save Our Awesome Planet (SOAP) Festival from 1 to 5 p.m. April 6 at Rinker Amphitheater. The rain location is the Cerf Center. The event will include live music, artists, educators and vendors. Local farmers and businesses will offer produce and products. Speakers will be from Forest Park Nature Center, the Heart of Illinois Beekeepers Association and other groups. Music will… Continue Reading »
Walt Disney World-inspired artwork by Eureka College senior Erica Utley of Byron will be on display March 28 through April 16 at Burgess Hall Art Gallery, Eureka College. An opening reception will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. March 28 in the gallery. It is free and open to the public. The “A Colorful Journey” exhibit is inspired by Utley’s spring 2013 internship at Walt Disney World. The paintings and 3-D pieces are brightly colored… Continue Reading »