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Seniors reflect on time at Eastern

January 25, 2018

As they have begun their last semester, seniors are reflecting on the time they have spent at Eastern. April Pickett, a senior music major, said her professors and friends have made the biggest impact...

Students participate in ‘Let’s Glo Wild’ cosmic bowling

Jordan Boyer | The Daily Eastern News
Julies Garrett a freshman english major, throws a bowling ball down a lane at the “Let’s Glo Wild” Cosmic Bowling event at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Bowling Lanes Thursday night.  The event offered free food and drink, and had a raffle to give away gift cards for local businesses.
October 19, 2017

Students played glow in the dark bowling with a twist at “Let’s Glo Wild” Cosmic Bowling, part of a series of Homecoming events. Avid bowlers and amateurs alike were able to lace up their bowling...

BOT to discuss change in regulations, new program requests

June 23, 2017

The Board of Trustees will discuss several program requests and a proposed revision to its regulations at 1 p.m. Friday during its open session in the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr....

Third annual Musefest benefits CTF Illinois, brings face painting, food trucks

Katie Jenkins, a senior biology major paints Katie Saterfield’s face during Musefest at the Charleston High School art club booth.
June 5, 2017

Featuring everything from dog treats to jewelry to artwork, local arts and crafts vendors came together Saturday to display their talents and businesses to the Charleston community at third annual Musefest. Musefest...

Gallery: Musefest 2017

A group of friends from the Charleston Transitional Facility's Tinley Park office, dance to live music Saturday at the third annual Musefest.
June 4, 2017

6-year-old girl injured in car accident on Lerna Road

Police cars and fire engines surround the scene of an accident Tuesday afternoon.
May 24, 2017

A 6-year-old Mattoon girl is being treated at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana Wednesday for injuries she received after a two-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon. Captain Brian Huston, from the Coles...

Girls’ track and field brings in new recruits

4 competitors compete in IHSA girls' track meet, commit to Eastern
May 22, 2017

Eastern’s cross country and track and field coaches got a preview of their incoming runners at the girls’ state final this past weekend. Seniors Chelsea Paulek, Kate Bushue, Shelby Siltman and Margaret...

44 years and counting: IHSA girls’ track meet returns to Eastern

May 18, 2017

Eastern will host thousands of high school athletes this weekend for the IHSA girls’ track meet. Some of those athletes will come from local and surrounding high schools such as Charleston, Mattoon,...

Performances at UB open mic night

January 17, 2017

The Ode to 2017 an open mic night is an opportunity for students and community members to set the tone for the new year by showing off their talent. The event will kick off at 6 p.m. Wednesday at 7th...

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