Monthly Archives: February 2012

Women’s basketball on 13 game winning streak

The Eastern Illinois University women’s basketball team will head into their Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, game against UT Martin on a 13 game winning streak. Here are a few photos from their 64-51 victory against Eastern Kentucky Monday.

Junior guard Ta’Kenya Nixon is the final player to be introduced to the crowd before Eastern Illinois’ game against Eastern Kentucky.

Eastern Illinois’ head coach Brady Sallee reacts to a call during the second half of the game.

Junior forward Sydney Mitchell becomes airborne while trying to make a layup against Eastern Kentucky.


Eastern student competes on “Jeopardy!”

For the first time in Eastern history a student competed in the game show “Jeopardy!” which aired Thursday Feb. 2, 2012. A viewing was held in the Andrews Hall basement were supporters of Anne Rozek, a junior geography major, came to watch and cheer her on. Rozek finished in third place.

Rozek watches the first airing of the “Jeopardy!” episode she starred in. “Everyone has been so supportive. it’s really great that they came out and were cheering and forgave my not so great buzzer skills and brain farts,” Rozek said.

Jacob Deters, a junior music education major, winces as he waits for Rozek to answer a question.

Rozek reacts as she watches herself answer a question.

Sara Heinking (left), a sophomore communication disorders major; Amanda Kramer, a senior history major; Alissa Runkle, a freshman math major; and Lauren Humphrey, a freshman chemistry major, sign a congratulatory poster for Rozek.

Rozek is shown in the monitor of a television camera after the conclusion of her “Jeopardy!” Episode.

For the full story head over to The Daily Eastern News, and more photos can be seen by checking out the Photo Desk blog.