The Daily Eastern News

Students say ‘goodbye’ to last days of summer

Brooke Schwartz, Contributing Writer

September 6, 2017

  Students can come say goodbye to the last of the sunrays with the Summer Spin-Off from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday in the South Quad. The event, which is hosted by the University Board, will feature tie-dye, spin-art Frisbees and popsicles. Sienna Mark, the UB member who planned the...

Booth Library offers tours

Staff Report

August 21, 2017

The Booth Library will be having tours of its facilities at 10 a.m., 1 and 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays until Sept. 14. Tours will begin at the reference desk located on the north end of the library and last approximately 20 minutes each. According to a press release, there is no mandatory...

Multicultural RSOs to welcome students

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

August 21, 2017

  Multicultural organizations will welcome students back to campus and introduce them to their culture at the minority faculty, staff and student reception. The reception will be from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Ballroom, and there will be ice cream,...

VIDEO: Just another day at Arbor Rose

Erin Byrne, an intern at Arbor Rose Adult Day Care and Memory Care Home of Charleston, poses for a picture with Maxine and Maxine’s baby dolls Wednesday afternoon. Bryne graduate from Eastern this past May and said after working as an intern at Arbor Rose, she wants to pursue a career in geriatrics or gerontology. “(The residents) get personalized care that you don’t get anywhere else,” Byrne said. “(The residents) have things to look forward to and they’re not waiting to die they’re still living. The end of your life should be celebrated.”

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

July 13, 2017

In this video two interns from Eastern share their experience about working with Alzheimer patients at Arbor Rose Adult Day Care and Memory Care Home of Charleston.

Video: Tour de Charleston

A cyclist competing in the 50-mile race races down hill near Lerna Road Saturday at the inaugural Tour de Charleston.

June 5, 2017

This is a video from the inaugural Tour de Charleston on Saturday, June 3, 2017.

Video: What Do EI ‘U’ Think?

This is a screenshot from the video. It shows Managing Editor Brandon Winner interviewing student Vianney

May 17, 2017

This is the first video in a series of videos. The theme behind the videos revolves around asking the campus community different questions that relate to the News' coverage.

Partnership to bring free food to youth

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor in Chief

April 26, 2017

Children 18 and under will have a chance to get a free lunch from June 5 to Aug. 10 during the Summer Meal 2017 program. Beth Gillespie, director for the civic engagement and volunteerism office, said people with either a mental or physical disability, regardless of age, can receive the free lunches. The...

Governor candidate discusses taxes, education

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Daniel Biss, a member of the Illinois Senate from the 9th district, speaks at Eastern about his campaign for governor.

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017

State Sen. Daniel Biss, (D-Evanston) discussed his campaign for governor at a meeting with the EIU Democrats Tuesday. Biss’s campaign is mainly based around reforming the “unfair tax system” and reforming Illinois’s flat income tax system, which has been done away with by the majority of...

Students, professors share memories of late senior

Students console one another after a moment of silence was held for Byron Edingburg, the Eastern Illinois student that was killed in a shooting over the weekend.

Kalyn Hayslett and Cassie Buchman

April 24, 2017

  A vivid memory James Bateman, a senior communication studies major, has of senior Byron Edingburg is seeing him dance across the quad. Seeing his joy made Bateman start dancing, too. This and other aspects of Edingburg’s fun personality are what Bateman said he will miss about his friend. Edingburg,...

Another governor candidate to speak Tuesday

Staff Report

April 24, 2017

State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston), one of the Democratic candidates for governor, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Effingham Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Biss formerly announced he would be running for governor in March. According to his website, he currently represents...

Some stressing, others calm for finals week

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Alexandria Kauble, a junior sociology major reads a book in the library.

Mallory Kutnick, Campus Reporter

April 24, 2017

  Even though the school year is drawing to a close, it is not yet time for celebration as the anxiety of finals week catches up to students. Some sit huddled in the Booth Library, surrounded by mounds of books and papers. Others bunker down in their homes or lounges across campus. Still...

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