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The Eureka College Theatre Department will put a modern spin on an ancient Greek classic when it presents “The Frogs” by Aristophanes at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 through March 1 and 2 p.m. March 2 in Pritchard Theatre. Eureka College theatre professor Holly Rocke will direct the R-rated comedy, in which the characters and set will take on a circus aura, and puppets will share the stage with actors. “The Frogs” was first performed… Continue Reading »
The Heart of Illinois Wind Quintet will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. March 4 in McCallister Hall in the Chapel at Eureka College. The program will include: “Wind Quintet No. 1” by Michael Kibbe; “Twelve Variations on ‘Ah Vous Dirai-Je, Maman’” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; “Le Basque” by Marin Marais; “Quintet Op. 16” by Ludwig van Beethoven, featuring piano soloist Myrna Bietz; “Second Little Serious Piece” by Silvestre Revueltas; and “Dance Suite”… Continue Reading »
Artwork depicting social stereotypes by Eureka College senior Brittany Hougham of Wapella will be on display through February 17 in Burgess Hall Art Gallery at Eureka College. An opening reception will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. February 9 in the gallery. The exhibit includes brightly colored paintings and oversized sculptures depicting 21st century stereotypes, including “contemporary gangsters, nerds and the typical American redneck,” Hougham said. “The works have a three-dimensional aspect that further… Continue Reading »
Eureka College has announced its dean’s list for the fall semester of the 2013-2014 academic year. To be eligible, full-time students must maintain a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. Included on the list are: Continue Reading »
Thirty-nine Eureka College students have been selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.” Nominations were made by Eureka College faculty and staff. Selection was based on students’ academic achievement, community service, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued success. Seniors receiving the honor are Brenna Baxter, Caitlyn Eeten, Kamrin Ruder and Lauren Schwanke, all of Eureka; Jacqueline Bohm, Henry; Eileen Bollinger, Custer Park;… Continue Reading »