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Carnegie Public Library waiving late book fees for food donations

June 10, 2019

Members of the Charleston community who have late book fines for the Carnegie Public Library can waive their fees by donating food, which will go to the Charleston Food Pantry,...

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Eastern runner in familiar place at state track meet

May 19, 2019

If it were during the academic year, he probably would have been on the other side of the starting blocks. Even then, he actually may not be using the...

O’Brien Field to host IHSA girls track, field state semifinals, finals

May 15, 2019

The Illinois High School Association’s Girls Track and Field state semifinals and finals are coming to O’Brien Field Thursday through Saturday. All...

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Marketing the rainbow can be dangerous

June 9, 2019

Pride month has begun, and with comes a time of reflection, remembrance, shared experiences and shameless cash grabs from companies like...

Not everyone can be a winner; it takes effort

June 9, 2019

I am the assistant coach for Charleston High School’s dance team, and I’ve spent this past week at a Dance Camp with them. This was...

PODCAST: ‘Popcorn Talk’ episode 1

June 6, 2019

"Popcorn Talk" is a 30 minute long podcast dissecting movies both new and old and providing a decent review that will at least...

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FEATURE PHOTO: Food on the move

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief
June 5, 2019

Monica Maybell, a dietetics senior and student worker, organizes a meal as part of the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism's and Salvation Army's summer free meals program for youth on Wednesday at Textbook Rental. Maybell said this is her second year participating in the summer meals program; the program provides free meals to kids 18 years old and younger at four different locations. Volunteers...

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FEATURE PHOTO: Crafting flowers out of coffee filters

Raine Zhu, Raine Zhu
June 4, 2019

Tonya Morton, an employee of the Charleston Carnegie Public Library, teaches people how to use coffee filters to craft into flowers at the Rotary Room B Tuesday evening. She said people can make peonies and poppies out of dyed coffee filters during this activity and bring their flowers home after they finish.

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FEATURE PHOTO: Folk songs at Muse Fest

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter
June 2, 2019

Robbie Fulks, a folk music artist, sings his song 'Tears Only Run One Way' during the 5th annual Muse Fest at the Charleston Square on June 1. Muse Fest opened up just as the first Tour de Charleston races were finishing up. Muse Fest included a Kid’s corner, complete with bounce houses, mini-golf and face painting. Musical performances started at 11 a.m. with the final show featuring Fulks.

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