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Spanish Immersion Camp hosted at Eastern for first time

Destiny Bell, Staff Reporter

30 students sharpened their Spanish skills this week at an Immersion Camp Eastern is hosting for the first time. Spanish professor Kristin Routt said the camp has gone beyond what organizers were expecting. "The students are amazing.  They have adapted very well to an immersion environment, and...  Read More »

June 30, 2016 • 0 comments

University presidents demand action on MAP grants, higher education funding

Sam Fishel, Staff Reporter

Presidents from several of Illinois’ colleges and universities convened in Springfield on Tuesday to urge legislative action on FY’16 and FY’17 budgets before a major deadline on Thursday. During an hour-long address at the Illinois State Capitol, Eastern community members joined presidents...  Read More »

June 28, 2016 • 0 comments

Fox Ridge hosting patriotic story time event

Jason Howell, Editor-in-Chief

In honor of the centennial of the National Parks Service, Fox Ridge State Park will be celebrating the occasion with an outdoor story time event at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday at the Brick Pavilion at the park. Children will learn about the history of America’s parks before exploring Fox Ridge through...  Read More »

June 28, 2016 • 0 comments

University, community college presidents convening in Springfield

Jason Howell, Editor-in-Chief

Eastern president David Glassman, along with his counterparts at Illinois' other universities and community colleges, will be participating in a press conference at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Illinois State Capitol Blue Room in Springfield. “The purpose of the press conference is to reiterate how important higher edu...  Read More »

June 27, 2016 • 0 comments

Charleston’s Save-A-Lot to close

June 27, 2016

The Charleston Save-A-Lot will soon be closing. Todd Martin, owner of the Charleston Save-A-Lot, said, “It’s just a time in our history where it makes sense to downsize...  Read More »

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Sports

Bennett shines on senior day, Eastern splits with SEMO

Bennett shines on senior day, Eastern splits with SEMO

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

It was an emotional week for Eastern’s seniors leading up to this weekend, and for Kylie Bennett, it had a happy ending. “I really...  Read More »

May 8, 2016 • 0 comments

Bennett, Markowski homer in 4-3 win in series opener

May 7, 2016

The Eastern softball team continued its Ohio Valley Conference dominance with a win against Southeast Missouri Saturday afternoon at Williams Field. The...  Read More »

Softball set to wrap up regular season at home

May 6, 2016

The Eastern softball team will play its final regular season series this weekend at home before heading to the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Wednesday. The...  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

Baseball has potential to be a better team

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

The Eastern baseball team has struggled to improve off of last years’ 13-36 overall record, but so many games this season could have gone their way. The Panthers have lost 15 games...  Read More »

April 28, 2016 • 0 comments

Editorial: Appreciate, help take care of the Earth

April 22, 2016

Earth Day is today, and it is important for everybody to take an interest in it. At The Daily Eastern News, we encourage everyone in the...  Read More »

Column: Don’t let fear hold you back

April 22, 2016

They always say “never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game,” and boy are they right. It also goes for the...  Read More »

Column: Sean Says: Try to stay focused at the library

April 22, 2016

So lemme tell you this. This is the worst time of the year for everyone. We’re all doing our final projects, writing final papers,...  Read More »

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The Verge

“GORE” not what to expect 

Abbey Whittington, Entertainment Editor

When I first heard my favorite band would be coming out with their new album, “GORE,” I was enthralled. I was so excited and ready for a new melodic collection of al...  Read More »

April 28, 2016 • 0 comments

Mobile food pantry rolling in for final service day

April 28, 2016

ACTs celebration to bring peace to campus

April 28, 2016

Cochren & Company to perform ‘backwoods Motown’

April 21, 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.