The Daily Eastern News

FEATURE PHOTO: Ukulele jammin’

FEATURE PHOTO: Ukulele jammin’

Analicia Haynes, Senior Staff Reporter

June 24, 2019


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Nichole Meyer, a sophomore music education and music composition performance major, plays the ukulele Sunday night behind the front desk in McKinney Hall. Meyer is a Conference Assistant and was working an eight-hour shift. Between checking in students for a journalism camp, explaining what their...

FEATURE PHOTO: Unwinding at the pavilion

FEATURE PHOTO: Unwinding at the pavilion

Raine Zhu, Photographer

June 18, 2019


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Heather Davis, 42, and Hannah Hudson, 14, relax in the pavilion outside the Tarble Arts Center Tuesday afternoon. Davis said they come to the pavilion because it makes them feel peaceful. Hudson said they also usually bring lunch when they visit.

FEATURE PHOTO: Celebrate Pride

FEATURE PHOTO: Celebrate Pride

Raine Zhu, Photographer

June 18, 2019


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Rosa Coit (left), a sophomore from Charleston High School, colors patterns on a coloring sheet during Celebrate Pride at the Rotary Room of the Charleston Carnegie Public Library on Monday afternoon. She said she decided to attend Celebrate Pride because members of the LGBTQ community should feel...

FEATURE PHOTO: The ‘Broom Dance’ at the Civil War Ball

FEATURE PHOTO: The ‘Broom Dance’ at the Civil War Ball

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

June 16, 2019


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Dancers at the Lincoln Log Cabin Civil War Ball mix and mingle during the Broom Dance on June 15. The Broom Dance requires participants to find a new partner whenever the band stops playing. The dance is arranged so that there is one less woman than men on the dance floor. The man who is left without...

FEATURE PHOTO: Mid-week studying

FEATURE PHOTO: Mid-week studying

Raine Zhu, Photographer

June 12, 2019


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Cheung Ho Hon, a sophomore civil engineering student at Lake Land College, studies in Booth Library Wednesday afternoon. Cheung said he is from Hong Kong and has one class this summer. He will transfer to Purdue University in the upcoming fall semester.

FEATURE PHOTO: Football at the Campus Pond

FEATURE PHOTO: Football at the Campus Pond

Raine Zhu, Photographer

June 11, 2019


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Karyn Baldwin (left), Courtney Prais (right), Mallory Johnson (middle) and Nora Richardson play with a football next to the Campus Pond Tuesday afternoon. Richardson is using a branch to retrieve the football back after dropping it into the water. They said they are all in the  Golden Apple Scholars...

FEATURE PHOTO: Row like there’s no tomorrow

FEATURE PHOTO: Row like there’s no tomorrow

Raine Zhu, Photographer

June 10, 2019


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Boy Scout Troop 141, part of Charleston Wesley's ministry to youth, row kayaks at the Campus Pond Monday afternoon. Jim Coleman, a retired professor from the communication department at Eastern, said the troop meets every other Monday at Charleston Wesley United Methodist Church. He said the scouts...

FEATURE PHOTO: Roc’s Old-Time Jam

FEATURE PHOTO: Roc’s Old-Time Jam

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

June 9, 2019


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Jerry Ellis (right), an acoustic guitar player from Charleston, plays old-time tunes from "Dear Old Illinois" with Jim Jand (middle), a banjo player from Tolono, and Jerry Myers (left), a fiddle player from Mattoon, at Roc's Blackfront Tavern & Grill Sunday afternoon. The three players were playing...

FEATURE PHOTO: Janoma performs at SweetTea’z

FEATURE PHOTO: Janoma performs at SweetTea’z

Raine Zhu, Photographer

June 6, 2019


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Nora Gannaway, 13, puts the microphone back on its stand after singing a song at SweeTea'z Thursday evening. Gannaway is a singer from the local band Janoma, which is made up of young teens.  

FEATURE PHOTO: Food on the move

FEATURE PHOTO: Food on the move

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

June 5, 2019


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Monica Maybell, a dietetics senior and student worker, organizes a meal as part of the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism's and Salvation Army's summer free meals program for youth on Wednesday at Textbook Rental. Maybell said this is her second year participating in the summer meals program;...

FEATURE PHOTO: Crafting flowers out of coffee filters

FEATURE PHOTO: Crafting flowers out of coffee filters

Raine Zhu, Raine Zhu

June 4, 2019


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Tonya Morton, an employee of the Charleston Carnegie Public Library, teaches people how to use coffee filters to craft into flowers at the Rotary Room B Tuesday evening. She said people can make peonies and poppies out of dyed coffee filters during this activity and bring their flowers home after...

FEATURE PHOTO: Folk songs at Muse Fest

FEATURE PHOTO: Folk songs at Muse Fest

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

June 2, 2019


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Robbie Fulks, a folk music artist, sings his song 'Tears Only Run One Way' during the 5th annual Muse Fest at the Charleston Square on June 1. Muse Fest opened up just as the first Tour de Charleston races were finishing up. Muse Fest included a Kid’s corner, complete with bounce houses, mini-golf...

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