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Over 100 entries in this year’s Homecoming parade

October 20, 2017No Comments

Organizers of this year's Homecoming parade hope to bring the city of Charleston, Eastern students and alumni together on Saturday. Julia Dubnick,co-chair of the parade for the Homecoming committee, said the parade is not only fun, but a good opportunity for both students and residents of Charleston to ...

Yell like Hell to encourage school spirit

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief

October 20, 2017No Comments

To help get everyone ready for Saturday’s football game, the 'Yell Like Hell'  pep rally is planned for 7 p.m. Friday in McAfee Gym. Yell like Hell will consist of a cheer competition between different organizations. The EIU Dance team, Pink Panthers and Panther Marching Band will also perfor...

Community can give back during Sock-tober

Hannah Myers, Contributing Writer

October 20, 2017No Comments

In connection with “Sock-tober,” volunteers from the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism will be collecting socks for One Stop Community Christmas in Mattoon during Saturday’s Homecoming Parade. The parade is scheduled to start at 9:30 a.m. Volunteers will be walking the route with baske...

Trash bash gives students chance to clean after Homecoming parade

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

October 20, 2017No Comments

  A community-wide “Trash Bash” cleanup will be 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, following the Homecoming parade. This Eastern tradition allows students and community members to help clean up the parade route. Beth Gillespie, interim director of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism, said...

SCEC works to make events more accessible

October 19, 2017

Eastern’s chapter of the Student Council for Exceptional Children is working to make football games and other events more accessible for people with disabilities that cause them...

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Sports

Eastern football team falls to Jacksonville State for 1st OVC loss

Eastern football team falls to Jacksonville State for 1st OVC loss

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

October 21, 2017No Comments

Following a downfall of a second half, the Eastern football team lost its first OVC game to Jacksonville State 30-14  Saturday at O’Brien...

Women’s soccer loses last match of season

October 19, 2017

Murray State’s high-powered offensive attack put pressure on the Eastern women’s soccer team’s defense Thursday, but the Panthers were able to allo...

Hatfield leads EIU cross country with 1 meet left

October 19, 2017

With only one meet left for the Eastern cross country team before the Ohio Valley Conference championship meet, the team is confident and performing at...

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Committee meetings should be open

October 19, 2017No Comments

Higher education is now in a time of transition. Eastern is not an exception. Earlier in the week, we reported on the staffing and subsequent first meeting of a review committee...

DIY: sometimes deeply satisfying, sometimes useless

October 19, 2017

A few weeks ago, I made a base for an old lamp. It was a desk lamp that was designed to clamp onto a flat surface, and while it was a great...

Still be aware of pressing issues this Homecoming week

October 17, 2017

When hard times come upon us, people are often asked to step up and do more than they usually do to continue to make sure everything functions...

Remember this weekend

October 17, 2017

Like seeing an old friend after a long while, Homecoming is welcomed on campus with open arms. Every time I think of the fun that comes...

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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.