The Daily Eastern News

UPD talks role on campus, safety

August 21, 2019

In a town with multiple police forces, the University Police Department stands out. Chief Kent Martin, who has been with the department since 1997 and has been serving as chief...

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Eastern women’s soccer team waits for season opener as conference gets going

August 21, 2019

The Eastern women’s soccer team does not get its season underway until Friday, but a handful of its conference competitors will add a number to the...

Mark Williams looks to bounce back for the Eastern football team this season

August 21, 2019

Rock bottom came on Oct. 6. The Eastern football team had just lost at home to Murray State 48-41, and the defense had been embarrassed by the Racers’...

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Letter to the Editor: Mandatory service is fine

August 22, 2019

To the Editorial Staff of The Daily Eastern News: By Alex Martens I would like to consider the following letter my response to one of...

Holland’s Spider-Man is a success

August 22, 2019

Spider-Man from my childhood to now has been my favorite superhero. So, when I found out that Sony took full ownership of Spider-Man again...

EDITORIAL: Parking at Eastern is subpar; we want more

August 22, 2019

We've all been there. You're driving around, looking for a parking spot before class and guess how many there are? Exactly zero. At least...

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FEATURE PHOTO: Late-night watercolor

Raine Zhu, Photographer
July 18, 2019

Graduate art education students paint watercolor in room 2690 at the Doudna Fine Arts Center Wednesday night. Tara Gorris (right) said the graduate students take online classes during spring and fall semesters but need to finish two classes on campus during the summer semester; this is their weeklong summer studio. Gorrris said some of them stay at the studio late to catch up on work while others...

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FEATURE PHOTO: Splendid strings

Raine Zhu, Photographer
July 16, 2019

Jennifer Murphy, cellist for the Eastern Symphony Orchestra and the Charleston Summer Strings, performs "Londonderry Air (Danny Boy)" on the string bass during a concert at First Christian Church Tuesday night.

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FEATURE PHOTO: Spin those flags

Raine Zhu, Photographer
July 11, 2019

Students in the Adventure Flag and Camp Rifle Clinic from Smith Walbridge Clinics practice color guarding at the South Quad Wednesday evening. Sydney Harris, an instructor at Smith Walbridge Clinics, said students are dispersed into different groups for color guard based on individual experience. Harris said most of the students in the clinic are from high school, but there are a few from college. Sometimes...

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