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Former Eastern rugby player Lauren Doyle going to Olympics

Former Eastern rugby player Lauren Doyle going to Olympics

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor July 12, 2021

When the Tokyo Olympics get underway next week, the Eastern athletic community will once again be represented. Former Eastern rugby player Lauren Doyle will be traveling to Tokyo to compete in her second-straight...

New details available in Charleston death

New details available in Charleston death

Corryn Brock, Staff Reporter June 29, 2021

According to court documents, Joshua A. Fairchild, 26, of Charleston is accused of murdering Charleston woman Cheleta S. Branch by stabbing her in the throat.  The event allegedly occurred sometime...

Jenny Le's mugshot.

Le sentenced to 30 months in DOC, 4 years probation

Corryn Brock, Staff Reporter June 17, 2021

Former Eastern student Jenny Le, 27, was sentenced to 30 months in the Department of Corrections, four years of concurrent probation and 100 hours of community service in a plea deal with the Coles County...

Members of the Zeta Phi Beta sorority held a Splash-a-Zeta event yesterday afternoon in the south quad. The sorority let donors drench them with water to raise money for March of Dimes, a nonprofit organization that works to improve the health of mothers and babies.

FEATURE PHOTO: Omicron Delta ‘fun’raiser

Zach Berger, Assistant Photo Editor April 27, 2021

Members of the Zeta Phi Beta sorority held a Splash-a-Zeta event yesterday afternoon in the south quad. The sorority let donors drench them with water to raise money for March of Dimes, a nonprofit organization...

Michael Brassfield, a sophomore 3D studio art major, works on a brooch project for jewelry and metal smithing class on Thursday evening in the Doudna Fine Arts Center

FEATURE PHOTO: Metal smithing project

Karina Delgado, Photo Editor April 22, 2021

Michael Brassfield, a sophomore 3D studio art major, works on a brooch project for jewelry and metal smithing class on Thursday evening in the Doudna Fine Arts Center 

Lex Dalzell, a sophomore majoring in elementary education, walks back to her dorm from the Student Recreation Center in the snow Tuesday afternoon. Dalzell said she didn’t mind the snow today because it was pretty. She added that she didn’t like that the snow had brought cold temperatures with it.

FEATURE PHOTO: April snow showers bring May flowers

Elizabeth Wood, Photographer April 20, 2021

Lex Dalzell, a sophomore majoring in elementary education, walks back to her dorm from the Student Recreation Center in the snow Tuesday afternoon. Dalzell said she didn’t mind the snow today because...

Tour guides, Bri and Xsaviar, walk around campus for a Facebook live tour of EIU’s campus to kick off #EIUGoTimeWeek. #EIUGoTime is a social media campaign where individuals can share why they picked Eastern through social media.

FEATURE PHOTO: Touring campus

Karina Delgado, Photo Editor April 19, 2021

Tour guides, Bri and Xsaviar, walk around campus for a Facebook live tour of EIU’s campus to kick off #EIUGoTimeWeek. #EIUGoTime is a social media campaign where individuals can share why they picked...

Members of the University Police Department, Charleston Police Department and Charleston Fire Department stand at Coaches Stadium after a groundskeeper discovered embryonic remains. It has yet to be determined if those remains are human or another species.

Embryonic remains found at Coaches Stadium

Corryn Brock, News Editor April 16, 2021

Embryonic remains were found at Coaches Stadium Friday morning. Currently it is unknown whether the remains are human or another species. Coles County Coroner Ed Schniers will be taking the remains...

Claudia Donovan (left), a sophomore emergency management and disaster preparedness major, and Luke Reeves, a sophomore engineering technology major, paint pots at Thursday's Paint, Plant, and Sip program in the University Ballroom. The event was organized by University Board members for this year's Panther Bash. For Friday and Saturday there will be a scavenger hunt, bingo, cosmic bowling, laser tag and a big screen virtual gaming tournament.

FEATURE PHOTO: Painting pots

Zach Berger, Assistant Photo Editor April 15, 2021

Claudia Donovan (left), a sophomore emergency management and disaster preparedness major, and Luke Reeves, a sophomore engineering technology major, paint pots at Thursday's Paint, Plant, and Sip program...

Eastern senior Everett Lau (left) and junior Stephen Elmore prepare to go on air for News Watch on WEIU on Wednesday evening. News Watch is broadcast every weekday at 5:30 p.m.

FEATURE PHOTO: Going live on WEIU

John Wills, Photographer April 14, 2021

Eastern senior Everett Lau (left) and junior Stephen Elmore prepare to go on air for News Watch on WEIU on Wednesday evening. News Watch is broadcast every weekday at 5:30 p.m.

Mikayla Ruot, a senior majoring in music education, practices outside the Doudna Fine Arts Center for her trumpet lessons. Ruot explained that she has weekly lessons to learn new concepts which prepare her for performances at the end of the semester.

FEATURE PHOTO: Tooting her own horn

Zach Berger, Assistant Photo Editor April 13, 2021

Mikayla Ruot, a senior majoring in music education, practices outside the Doudna Fine Arts Center for her trumpet lessons. Ruot explained that she has weekly lessons to learn new concepts which prepare...

A group of students cheers during an intramural kickball game between Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Sigma Nu on Tuesday evening. Yesterday's game was the last before the championship which will be held on Monday, April 19.

FEATURE PHOTO: Supportive fans

Zach Berger, Assistant Photo Editor April 13, 2021

A group of students cheers during an intramural kickball game between Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Sigma Nu on Tuesday evening. Yesterday's game was the last before the championship which will be held on Monday,...

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