The Daily Eastern News

Seniors reflect on time at Eastern

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter

January 25, 2018


Filed under News

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 on her as a student. "My professors have always been really good mentors to me and they are alwa...

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

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

Dara McGee, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

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 shoes, pick out a bowling ball and test out their skills against the pins for only a dollar. Hits...

BOT to discuss change in regulations, new program requests

Staff Report

June 23, 2017


Filed under News

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. University Union. The proposed revision, which will be the first time the board is discussing it,...

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

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

Chaela Krueger, Entertainment Editor

June 5, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

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 was aimed to benefit the Charleston Transitional Facility in Illinois, an organization...

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

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

Staff Report

May 24, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

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 County Sheriff’s Office, identified the girl as Lillian Schuler. Schuler was a passenger in...

Girls’ track and field brings in new recruits

Girls’ track and field brings in new recruits

Camelia Nicholson, Sports Editor

May 22, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

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 McPherson all committed to running for Eastern before qualifying for the state competition. Whil...

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

Camelia Nicholson, Sports Editor

May 18, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

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, Effingham, Arcola and Tuscola. Eastern’s athletic department, the track and field staff and...

Performances at UB open mic night

Liz Stephens, City Reporter

January 18, 2017


Filed under News, Online

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 Street Underground. Cydne Garrett, a senior marketing major, said the University Board wants to...

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