The Daily Eastern News

Eastern students prepare for the Family Weekend

Jarad Jarmon, Associate News Editor

September 19, 2014

A calm before the storm has swept Eastern as students and community members alike prepare for the droves of parents and siblings rushing into Charleston for Family Weekend. Whether they have family coming for the game, Sinbad or to just see the campus, students prepare for the onslaught of parents...

Chinese acrobats return for Family Weekend

Chinese acrobats return for Family Weekend

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor

September 15, 2014

The Chinese acrobats will be flipping, jumping and somersaulting through the air at 8 p.m. Friday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union as part of Eastern’s annual Family Weekend. Darius Francis, the University Board chair, said this is not the first time the acrobats...

Comedian to perform during 2014 Family Weekend

Samantha Middendorf, Entertainment Editor

September 1, 2014

Comedian Sinbad will be the main act at 8 p.m. Sept. 20 in the Lantz Arena for Eastern’s 2014 Family Weekend. Darius Francis, University Board chair said UB chose Sinbad as the entertainer with the hopes of drawing in a larger crowd of all ages. “People’s families as well as students know...

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2014 Family Weekend