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Students prefer ‘Flick’ over ‘Floating’ at UB movie event

Janet Pernell, Multicultural Reporter

The Ray Padovan Pool turned into a movie theater Saturday night as students sat on the bleachers and in the pool to watch a screening of “Zoolander 2.” During the “Flick and Float” event, the pool had the lights off, and the sun was setting through the windowpanes, giving the area a movie the...  Read More »

August 28, 2016 • 0 comments

Campus leaders optimistic about future

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

After a stressful spring semester as a result of the budget impasse, campus leaders are looking ahead to a new year. Though Eastern President David Glassman expected a drop in the enrollment of new students because they are leaving the state as a result of the budget impasse, he still thinks there...  Read More »

August 25, 2016 • 0 comments

Pianist returns for Doudna performance

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter

Pianist Marina Hwang, a former graduate student, is coming back to Eastern to perform at the Doudna Fine Arts Center for one of its first special events of the semester. While at Eastern, Hwang studied under piano instructor Jonathan Bowman and was also a teacher for Eastern’s Community Music Program. “(Hwang)...  Read More »

August 25, 2016 • 0 comments

CAA adds agenda items

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

The Council of Academic Affairs looked over reports sent to them during the summer, and put two course proposals on their agenda to be discussed Thursday. This was the CAA’s first meeting of the semester. The committee examined reports given to them by the various colleges around the university....  Read More »

August 25, 2016 • 0 comments

Eastern’s Grad School anticipates increase

August 25, 2016

Eastern’s Graduate School anticipates an increase of 10 percent or more in the number of graduate students they will see this year. According to a press release sent out by...  Read More »

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Sports

Men’s soccer finishes with draw, loss over weekend

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

The Eastern men’s soccer team opened up the season with a 1-1 draw against Northern Kentucky that lasted nearly four hours due to a lightning delay. This is the first time Eastern was able t...  Read More »

August 28, 2016 • 0 comments

Volleyball winless in Green Bay tournament

August 28, 2016

Three matches resulted into three losses for the Eastern volleyball team as it opened the 2016 campaign at the Green Bay Invitational in Wisconsin. The Panthers earned a win in the first set of t...  Read More »

Column: Men’s soccer struggling to score points

August 28, 2016

The men’s soccer team lacked offense in their two games to begin the season this past weekend. This may be a common theme throughout the season for...  Read More »

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Multimedia

Tugs champions emerge after final rounds

An intensive week of Tugs culminated Friday and Saturday when three teams walked away with the coveted first place titles in this year’s “The Endless...  Read More »

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Opinions

Column: College does not have to be four years

Nicole Kink, Staff Reporter

Coming back to Eastern is always something I continuously look forward to. Summer break always seemed to feel too long to me. Many times I found myself counting down the days until...  Read More »

August 25, 2016 • 0 comments

Column: ‘Black lives matter,’ not ‘only black lives matter’

August 25, 2016

The recently-ended summer saw its share of tragedy, not the least of which was the deaths of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, fueling...  Read More »

Editorial: Seek out the fun in, around Charleston

August 25, 2016

At The Daily Eastern News, we always try to encourage students to get involved on campus, whether it is through volunteering, joining a regist...  Read More »

Column: Pick the lesser of 2 evils this November

August 24, 2016

The current presidential election has been a rather extraordinary cycle, with candidates from three different parties: the libertarian party,...  Read More »

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The Verge

Sorority to bring new ways for networking, fun

T'Nerra Butler, Verge Editor

Both new and returning students can bond and meet new faces at Taylor Hall Courts, Friday. Once again, the women of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated are bringing a block party cente...  Read More »

August 26, 2016 • 0 comments

Weekly Trends Section: Reviving popular styles

August 26, 2016

Students find different ways to make time fly

August 25, 2016

Review: “War Dogs” spurs different genres

August 25, 2016

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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.
The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.