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FEATURE PHOTO: Playing some tunes

FEATURE PHOTO: Playing some tunes

Anya Porter, Photographer

August 23, 2019

Ozzie Gardner, a freshman whose major is undecided, plays a melody on the piano in the lobby of Lawson Hall on Thursday afternoon.

FEATURE PHOTO: Booth Library break

FEATURE PHOTO: Booth Library break

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

August 21, 2019

Mckenna Wyand, a senior marketing major, takes a break between classes in the basement of Booth Library Wednesday.

Local farmer weighs in on Illinois flooding

Local farmer weighs in on Illinois flooding

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

August 18, 2019

Under a cloudy gray sky on a humid July morning, Alan Metzger, a Charleston farmer, scans his cornfield among the stalks. He points toward the stalks that are lagging behind in growth because of flooding. He said it is impossible for people driving by to see just how much the excessive rain has affected...

Move-in weekend kicks off at Eastern

Move-in weekend kicks off at Eastern

Corryn Brock, News Editor

August 18, 2019

Move-in Day 2019 was filled with excitement, anxiousness and sadness for some families. Stephanie Olysav said moving her first child had been physically easy but emotionally difficult. “I’ve already had two ugly cries this morning,” Olysav said. “I’m hoping to not have any more before...

FEATURE PHOTO: Late-night watercolor

FEATURE PHOTO: Late-night watercolor

Raine Zhu, Photographer

July 18, 2019

Graduate art education students paint watercolor in room 2690 at the Doudna Fine Arts Center Wednesday night. Tara Gorris (right) said the graduate students take online classes during spring and fall semesters but need to finish two classes on campus during the summer semester; this is their weeklong...

FEATURE PHOTO: Splendid strings

FEATURE PHOTO: Splendid strings

Raine Zhu, Photographer

July 16, 2019

Jennifer Murphy, cellist for the Eastern Symphony Orchestra and the Charleston Summer Strings, performs "Londonderry Air (Danny Boy)" on the string bass during a concert at First Christian Church Tuesday night.

FEATURE PHOTO: Spin those flags

FEATURE PHOTO: Spin those flags

Raine Zhu, Photographer

July 11, 2019

Students in the Adventure Flag and Camp Rifle Clinic from Smith Walbridge Clinics practice color guarding at the South Quad Wednesday evening. Sydney Harris, an instructor at Smith Walbridge Clinics, said students are dispersed into different groups for color guard based on individual experience. Harris...

FEATURE PHOTO: Playing pickleball with a pal

FEATURE PHOTO: Playing pickleball with a pal

Raine Zhu, Photographer

July 9, 2019

Olivia Bommelje, a graduate from the Charleston High School Class of 2019, plays pickleball with a friend at the tennis court next to Andrew Hall Tuesday afternoon. Bommelje said she will attend the University of Missouri and major in engineering.

FEATURE PHOTO: Summer science

FEATURE PHOTO: Summer science

Raine Zhu, Photographer

July 9, 2019

Hongshan He (left), a chemistry professor, instructs Beibei Liu, a research assistant, on how to use a spin coater in the Physical Sciences Building Monday afternoon. Liu said she joined the summer research program during spring semester. Liu said she works five to six hours per day and five days...

FEATURE PHOTO: Closing time

FEATURE PHOTO: Closing time

Analicia Haynes, Senior Staff Reporter

July 9, 2019

It was 9 p.m. Monday night, exactly one hour before closing time at the Charleston Starbucks on Lincoln Avenue. Shawn Walker, a senior kinesiology major, prepared a tall vanilla iced coffee with cream and classic on top of the other tasks that needed to be done before 10 p.m. He talked about his ...

PHOTO GALLERY: Fireworks fun

PHOTO GALLERY: Fireworks fun

Analicia Haynes, Dillan Schorfheide

July 5, 2019

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