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Panthers lose Homecoming game

Panthers lose Homecoming game

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

October 22, 2017


Filed under Football, Homecoming

Eastern being up 14-9 at halftime against Jacksonville State, the No. 3 team in the FCS and the best team in the OVC year after year was not a fluke. The Panthers were 4-0 in OVC games, undefeated just like Jacksonville State. But No. 3 teams and 27-game win streak teams are going to do what they do ...

Over 100 entries in this year’s Homecoming parade

October 20, 2017


Filed under Homecoming, News

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, 2017


Filed under Homecoming, News

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, 2017


Filed under Homecoming, News

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, 2017


Filed under Homecoming, News

  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...

Still be aware of pressing issues this Homecoming week

Staff Report

October 17, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Homecoming, Opinions

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 smoothly. It can be easy to ignore things that are not as they should be during Homecoming week. After all, it is a time for celebrating school pride and relieving...

Rumble in the Jungle to kick off Homecoming Week

Chrissy Miller, News Editor

October 15, 2017


Filed under Homecoming, News

With food, prizes and games Rumble in the Jungle will start Homecoming Week activities off from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday in the Library Quad. Caroline Chrzanowska, co-coordinator of Rumble in the Jungle, said since it is on the first day of Homecoming Week, Rumble in the Jungle is a special chance...

Homecoming is here with weeklong activities

Chrissy Miller, News Editor

October 15, 2017


Filed under Homecoming, News

A variety of activities are set for this year's Homecoming Week. Eliza Daugherty, the student steering committee marketing chair for University Board Homecoming, said the Health Education Resource Center will be setting up tables across campus as a part of its Panther Safe initiative. “It’s...

Homecoming Court to be announced at coronation

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

October 15, 2017


Filed under Homecoming, News

The ROARlty coronation ceremony will kick off homecoming week at 7 p.m. Oct. 16 in the McAfee Gym. The coronation will involve the crowning of Homecoming King and Queen, Prince and Princess, as well as Faculty King and Queen and Lil’ Prince and Princess. The nomination and choosing process differs...

Homecoming nominations now being accepted

Staff Report

September 26, 2017


Filed under Homecoming, News

Nominations for Homecoming Faculty King and Queen and applications for Little Prince and Little Princess are now being accepted. Submissions for both must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 6 to be considered. Winners of Homecoming Faculty King and Queen have to be able to attend Coronation,...

20 years later, Eastern friendship still going strong

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

October 23, 2016


Filed under Homecoming, Showcase

  As the minutes tick away and tomorrow becomes yesterday, all the jokes adults make about “the glory days,” or times spent partying with friends and being young slowly become reality during Homecoming. It can be easy to forget just how fast time flies and even easier to neglect the...

Pep rally encourages students to “yell like hell”

Pep rally encourages students to “yell like hell”

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

October 23, 2016


Filed under Homecoming, News, Online

Both Greek and registered student organizations showed that there is “No Place Like EIU” at this year’s Yell Like Hell pep rally. Teams cheered and danced using their own routines with their groups to win. In first place for the Greek Division were Alpha Phi and Sigma Chi. Sigma Nu and...

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