The Daily Eastern News

Students help hungry families with ‘Cans 4 A Cause’

Maria Baldwin, Sports Feature Reporter

November 10, 2016


Filed under features

“Cans 4 A Cause,” a benefit organized by students from CMN 3950, a class about conferences and event planning, collected donations of canned foods Wednesday night in the 7th Street Underground of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The canned goods were collected and donated to the Charleston...

Rogers cherishes time with cross-country team

Kaitlin Cordes, Cross-Country Reporter

October 12, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, features, Sports

Senior cross-country runner Greg Rogers admittedly had a rough start to his athletic career at Eastern. Rogers said he felt as though he was constantly in a rut and that he did not mesh with the existing team. "I can tell you from experience that feeling like you don’t belong on a team is one...

Garippo prepared for memorable senior year at Eastern

Kaitlin Cordes, Cross-Country Reporter

October 10, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, features, Sports

  This cross-country season has already shaped up to be a memorable one for senior Ruth Garippo. Garippo said she came into the 2016 season in the best shape of her life. She worked all summer to maintain the fitness level needed to compete during the school year. "I worked really hard...

Choy dependable on the field

Choy dependable on the field

Maria Baldwin, Features Writer

October 5, 2016


Filed under features, Football, Showcase, Sports

When you have played football your entire life, setbacks can be detrimental to your abilities to play the game. Sometimes, it just takes a support system to motivate you to get back on track. While injuries can hold an athlete back, there are always those who are there to support them. For Eastern...

Summers enjoying tennis now while planning for future

Summers enjoying tennis now while planning for future

Parker Valentine, Women's Tennis Reporter

October 5, 2016


Filed under features, Showcase, Sports

Junior Grace Summers was 8 years old when she started playing tennis. Two years later at a tournament in her hometown of Memphis, Tenn., she realized her passion for the game. “The true love came at 10 in my first match at a local tournament in Memphis,” she said. She also earned her first...

Smith’s passion for the game of volleyball helps her be strong leader on court

Maria Baldwin, Features Writer

September 28, 2016


Filed under features, Sports, Volleyball

  When an athlete has the genes to be great, it’s not very hard for them to find the sport they are destined to play. Some athletes, sophomore right side hitter and setter Taylor Smith for example, just have to play a couple other sports before they find the sport that is their calling. ...

Stroud remains vital part of team despite injury

Cheyenne Fitzgerald, Features Writer

September 28, 2016


Filed under features, Sports, Swimming

An injury that has been plaguing Emily Stroud for the last two and a half years has led her to begin filing the paperwork to redshirt this season. Stroud, a transfer from the University of Findlay was competing as a freshman when the injury began. What is now correctly diagnosed as severe f...

Von Itter enjoying last season as Eastern golfer

Adam Shay, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2016


Filed under features, Sports

  From junior golf and private lessons at a young age, through high school and college, Erika Von Itter has entered her final year on Eastern women’s golf team. Golfing has been Von Itter’s passion since childhood and has remained a priority throughout her career. As a child, she fell...

Oliver continues grind despite brother leaving Eastern

Oliver continues grind despite brother leaving Eastern

Maria Baldwin, Feature Writer

September 21, 2016


Filed under features, Showcase, Soccer, Sports

When siblings play a sport together, it can either bring them together, or it can make them compete against each other. Either way, the sibling rivalry can make each one a better athlete. For 17 years, junior forward Justin Oliver played alongside his twin brother, Tyler, including their first...

From Eastern to Rio: Doyle represents USA in Olympics

From Eastern to Rio: Doyle represents USA in Olympics

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

September 7, 2016


Filed under features, Sports

Lauren Doyle has been in the residency program for USA Rugby since Jan. 1, 2013 and finally reached her end goal: to play in the Olympics in Rio. Although she was in the residency program for the U. S. Women’s Eagle Sevens for the last three years, she was not officially named to the Olympic team...

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March 29, 2012


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Photo: Students compare what it means to be Homecoming vs. Greek Week royalty

Photo: Students compare what it means to be Homecoming vs. Greek Week royalty

Danny Damiani | The Daily Eastern News

March 28, 2012


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Rob Curtis, of Lambda Chi Alpha, and Ansu Durgut, of Delta Zeta, are crowned king and queen during the Greek Week Coronation ceremony in between Airband performances Saturday, April 2, 2011, in Lantz Arena. Read More »...

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