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

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Class hosts diabetes awareness day event

Class hosts diabetes awareness day event

Khiara Mills, junior health studies administration major, gets her blood glucose level checked at the Diabetes Alert Day event Wednesday afternoon in the Student Recreation Center. The event was set up as a way to bring awareness to Diabetes and to advoca

Class hosts diabetes awareness day event

Her brother was diagnosed with diabetes two months ago, and when Penny Kleiboeker walked into the Student Recreation Center Wednesday she found information that could help him.

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

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

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  • Jemma Allen, a junior vocal performance and music education major, instructs Madison More, 8, a student at Carl Sandburg Elementary School, on which notes to play on the piano in a practice room in the basement of the Doudna Fine Arts Center Thursday.

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  • Dr. Derek Hennig gives a safety presentation on viewing the upcoming solar eclipse, emphasizing how important it is to not look directly at the sun in Booth Library.

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  • Student senator Oliver Ehmann, a senior political science major, expresses his feelings towards the talent student award fee increase proposal to student government March 27, 2024, at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union in the Arcola Tuscola Room on Easterns campus. The proposal requests an increase of 86 cents from $21.82 to $22.68. This fee is charged for every credit hour, not exceeding a maximum amount of twelve credit hours. Matt Bierman said in his presentation more than half of the collected fees go toward student athletes without athletic scholarships.

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