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Theatre troupe to perform at ’80s-themed dinner, murder mystery

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter September 20, 2018

Students and family members will have the chance to attend an ‘80s style dinner and murder mystery at 5:30 p.m. Friday in the University Ballroom at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The...

Families have opportunity to make blankets to give back this weekend

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief September 20, 2018

Students and their families will have the opportunity to give back to the community during this year’s Family Weekend by volunteering for one of two different events on Saturday. Beth Gillespie, the...

Families can create art at Tarble Arts Extravaganza

Karena Ozier, Staff Reporter September 20, 2018

The Tarble Arts Center is hosting their annual Tarble Arts Extravaganza alongside Family Weekend on Saturday, starting at 1 p.m. in Tarble’s atrium. Riley Snyder, a student worker at Tarble, said three...

What you need to know about the Panther Tailgate

Valentina Vargas, Staff Reporter September 20, 2018

The Tailgating spots are located West of the Panther Football Stadium in the grass lot known as Tent City and Billy’s Backyard Billy’s Backyard is a kid’s zone filled with inflatables for...

FUNfest to include family activities

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter September 20, 2018

Family Weekend FUNfest will take place from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. on Saturday at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union, and it is free for everyone to attend. According to the official 2018 Family...

Freshman graphic design major Rachel Mette and her mother Lisa Mette, talk in Rachel Mette's undecorated dorm room in Andrews Hall Thursday morning during Eastern's move-in day. Rachel Mette was one of many freshmen and transfer students who moved into Eastern on Thursday.

Move-In Day 2018: Learning to say goodbye

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter August 16, 2018

A box slid off her precarious structure as Rachel Mette dove to make sure nothing got broken in the fall. Rachel Mette, accompanied by her mother, father and brother, walked into her new home for...

New year means new perspective, horizons

Andrew Paisley , Opinions Editor August 15, 2018

It really feels good to be back at Eastern. I am excited to start out the year in a new position as Opinions Editor, and I am anxious to see how the year goes. Last year was my first year here as a...

Stay hopeful, confident this year

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor August 15, 2018

As you say goodbye to your parents, and maybe even siblings or significant others, and move in to a new life at Eastern, remember one thing: stay strong. I am sure a lot of you were ready to leave the...

Welcome to the next 4 years, freshmen

Staff Editorial August 15, 2018

The Staff at The Daily Eastern News would like to welcome all first year students to Eastern. We recognize that right now is a scary, yet exciting, stage of your young life. College is such a unique experience,...

First Night to happen last night before classes

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter August 15, 2018

Every student is welcome to attend First Night, an Eastern tradition which will be held in McAfee gym on Sunday, starting at 8 p.m. and lasting about an hour. According to student body president Rebecca...

New students get a ‘Jumpstart’ on volunteering

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter August 15, 2018

Incoming freshmen and new transfer students will participate in Jumpstart on Saturday as part of the Prowl activities to acclimate new students to Eastern’s campus and the community. The program offers...

EIU students to ‘Take the Lake’

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter August 15, 2018

Eastern students of all ages can relax and have some fun at Take the Lake on Sunday from 1pm to 3pm. Students can enjoy free pretzel bites, minute to win it and lawn games, hiking, music from WEIU, and...

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