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FEATURE PHOTO: Row like there’s no tomorrow

FEATURE PHOTO: Row like there’s no tomorrow

Raine Zhu, Photographer

June 10, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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...

FEATURE PHOTO: Healthy habits

FEATURE PHOTO: Healthy habits

Raine Zhu, Photographer

May 29, 2019

Leslie Hearn, a communication disorders and sciences graduate student, walks on a treadmill Wednesday afternoon in the second floor of the Student Recreation Center. Hearn said she comes to the Rec Center every other day to exercise for about 45 minutes to an hour each time at least three days a week. Hearn...

FEATURE PHOTO: Fishing at Lake Charleston

FEATURE PHOTO: Fishing at Lake Charleston

Raine Zhu, Photographer

May 28, 2019

Brandon Lantz, who graduated from Lake Land College this May, fishes at Lake Charleston Tuesday afternoon.

FEATURE PHOTO: Memorial Day ceremony

FEATURE PHOTO: Memorial Day ceremony

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

May 27, 2019

Members of Boy Scout Troop 141 march in honor of those who died in military service during the Memorial Day ceremony at Roselawn Cemetery. The troop marched with comrades of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1592 during the ceremony as well and placed a commemorative wreath at the memorial. The...

FEATURE PHOTO: IHSA State Finals

FEATURE PHOTO: IHSA State Finals

Analicia Haynes, Senior Reporter

May 23, 2019

The Class 1A preliminary round (semifinals) for the Illinois High School Association Boys Track and Field state finals were held on Thursday. More than 100 schools competed in the 18 preliminary round events. The winners of each event, including teams or individuals with the best times, advanced...

FEATURE PHOTO: Designing for the Bookstore

FEATURE PHOTO: Designing for the Bookstore

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

May 22, 2019

Evan Boggs, senior graphic design major and head of graphic design at Eastern's Bookstore, scrolls through advertisements he has created for the store Wednesday afternoon. Boggs said he designs advertisement campaigns for products the Bookstore sells, like Apple devices and Beats headphones for example. He...

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