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Inmates are people, too

Ben Leman, Copy Editor

Within the last 20 years, society in the country and the world has gone through a series of changes. Social media, national news outlets, polit- ical correctness, changing options and so on are all shaping the world again and as it should. The world will always go through change and right now I ...

August 22, 2017No Comments

Students experience 100 percent totality

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-Chief

Shirley Mensah, a junior geology major, is only 20, but she has already been to two eclipses on two different continents. Back home in Ghana, she was able to see an eclipse in 2006 and on Monday, she was one of eight students who took a trip down to Chester to experience 100 percent totality. “It’s...

August 21, 2017No Comments

Booth Library offers tours

Staff Report

The Booth Library will be having tours of its facilities at 10 a.m., 1 and 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays until Sept. 14. Tours will begin at the reference desk located on the north end of the library and last approximately 20 minutes each. According to a press release, there is no mandatory...

August 21, 2017No Comments

Multicultural RSOs to welcome students

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

  Multicultural organizations will welcome students back to campus and introduce them to their culture at the minority faculty, staff and student reception. The reception will be from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Ballroom, and there will be ice cream,...

August 21, 2017No Comments

Prowl picnic lets new students get to know each other

August 20, 2017

The annual Prowl Picnic last Friday kicked off in the South Quad bringing together new and returning students as well as faculty and staff. The picnic had high energy, high...

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Sports

Eastern Cross Country hungry for another great season

Alex Hartman, Cross Country Reporter

The Eastern men and women’s cross country teams are looking to continue to compete at the highest level this season, and repeat the su...

August 22, 2017No Comments

Women’s soccer offense and defense improve together

August 22, 2017

The phrase usually associated with sports says the best defense is a good offense, essentially saying that a great defense is needed to win games. But w...

Depth important for volleyball team

August 22, 2017

Depth at a variety of positions will be the key to the 2017 Eastern volleyball season. With the roster stacked with 20 players, Coach Sam Wolinski said she ha...

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Reach out, try something new while away

Cindy Huff, Columnist

Well, here we are again, all of us ready and eager to start the fall semester. We have had our glorious summer vacations filled with fun, sleep- ing in and doing things on our own ti...

August 22, 2017No Comments

Take chances, get involved before it is too late

August 22, 2017

In today’s issue of the Daily Eastern News, we wrote about two events that happened that might not seem similar at first, but serve sim...

Column: Do not sweat the small stuff

August 20, 2017

Each summer, I make it a priority to discover ways to grow as an individual and to have a better semester than the last. I love buying and...

Have fun but stay focused on your goals

August 20, 2017

As the sun rises Monday morning, sleepy students will wipe the crust out of their tired and heavy eyes and roll out of bed, dress and make...

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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.