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The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Preparing for a time-honored tradition

Preparing for a time-honored tradition

Members of the sorority Alpha Phi get into position to begin their Tugs match April 21, 2010, during last year’s Greek Week competition.(Danny Damiani

Preparing for a time-honored tradition

Every year members of Greek life come together and partake in the age-old game of tug of war. Training is hard and the pressure of upholding their group name is just as prevalent.

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  • Students celebrate EIUs unofficial Holi in the Library Quad. Holi is a festival celebrated in India. It is celebrated as the festival of colors, love and spring.

    Entertainment & Culture

    EIU celebrates Holi festival of colors

  • Students participate in Pantherchella in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Saturday.

    Entertainment & Culture

    Pantherchella takes over Panther Bash

  • What to expect at Springfest

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    What to expect at Springfest

  • Jody Stone interacts with students after his student interview for Dean of Students Friday. April 13,2024 in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union,

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    Interim dean of students interviews to maintain position

  • The crowd jumps in excitement over Matt Bennet in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Grand Ballroom on Saturday.

    Entertainment & Culture

    Matt Bennett brings nostalgia to Pantherchella

  • President of Eastern Illinois University Jay Gatrell in his office in Old Main during an interview with the Daily Eastern News about his first year as president. Gatrell said, Anytime you take a new job, there’s going to be a learning curve. But you know, I feel sort of blessed to have been here and to know this place and the newer students.”  

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    Jay Gatrell: The first year

  • Christiana Harkulich teaches a class Tuesday, April 9, 2024, in the Doudua Fine Arts Center. Harkulich is a dramaturge and instructor for theater, film studies and women and gender studies.

    Entertainment & Culture

    A glimpse into Christiana Harkulich’s theatrical world

  • From right, Shay Edmond, a senior sociology major, and Brianna Hull-Dennis, a senior political science major, watch the solar eclipse with friends Monday afternoon at the campus observatory. Edmond said the turnout made the viewing much more exciting.

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    Solar eclipse assembles community, builds friendships

  • The undergraduate award recipients of Tarble Art Centers Spring Exhibition Cycle Opening stand together for a picture Saturday afternoon.

    Entertainment & Culture

    Tarble Arts Center opens spring exhibitions

  • From left, bagpipers Ross Miller and Willie Armstrong play together during the Red Hot Chilli Pipers performance held in the Dvorak Concert Hall Saturday.

    Entertainment & Culture

    Red Hot Chilli Pipers spice up Doudna

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