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Rec center open for use

Marcus Curtis, Staff Reporter

Students, faculty, and members of the community can access the Student Recreation Center during the summer months. Students enrolled in classes during the summer 2016 semester will have access to the SRC covered by their student fees. Members of the community can purchase a summer membership for $50 ...  Read More »

May 22, 2016 • 0 comments

Blotter: theft at physical science, electronic harassment at biological science buildings

Staff Report

A theft was said to have occurred at the Physical Science Building on Wednesday at 10:34 a.m. This incident is under investigation. An electronic harassment, said to have occurred on Thursday at 11:16 a.m., was reported at the Biological Sciences Building.  This incident is under investigation. Andre...  Read More »

May 20, 2016 • 0 comments

Charleston library offering summer activities

Destiny Bell, Staff Reporter

The Charleston Carnegie Public Library is offering several free activities for families during the summer. Arts and crafts activities for children and families include designing and building a mini golf course, Harry Potter wand making, designing a skateboard as well as assembling a giant dinosaur s...  Read More »

May 19, 2016 • 0 comments

City Council approves new ambulance bid, loan payment

Marcus Curtis, Staff Reporter

Editor's Note: A previous version of this story misspelled Ne-Co Asphalt Company and has been corrected. The News regrets the error.    The Charleston Fire Department will be receiving a new ambulance after the City Council approved a bid for a new vehicle on Tuesday. The bid, total...  Read More »

May 17, 2016 • 0 comments

City Council set to vote on raffle approvals and resolutions

May 16, 2016

The Charleston City Council will vote on a list of ordinances and resolutions at Tuesday’s meeting; street material maintenance and water main materials are among the many items. The...  Read More »

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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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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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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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