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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

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Comedian Gibran Saleem performs in the 7th Street Underground Friday night.

Comedian offers variety in his material Friday

Travis Moody, Staff Reporter November 12, 2017

Even though the 7th Street Underground was decorated as a campfire, the main performer kept spitting even more flames at the audience. Gibran Saleem, a professional comedian of a year and a half, gave...

TV show filming in Buzzard, around campus

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter November 8, 2017

Buzzard Hall now has a spotlight on it as producers and crew members turn the radio station, Hit Mix 88.9, into a set for a new television show. Some students will even be featured as extras. Eastern’s...

Comedian Sam Jay performs as part of the first University Board comedy show of the year in the 7th Street Underground of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

Comedian busts guts during Friday show

Domonique Hill, Contributing Writer August 27, 2017

Coming from Jimmy Kimmel Live and MTV, Sam Jay took on a smaller stage Friday during her comedy show at the 7th Street Underground in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Jay said being a successful...

Reception held for contributions to scholarship program

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor April 5, 2017

  Organizers behind the endowment fund for the Commitment to Excellence Scholarship Program will host an open reception to ask for more donations. The reception will take place from 4:30 to...

Lady Save the Bees models in front of her Resist poster, in which she spray painted as part of The Diva Drag Show.

Drag Queen “drags” President Trump

Kennedy Nolen and Liz Stephens March 21, 2017

EDIT: The story has been corrected with the student's accurate stage name of Madame Succub---. The Daily Eastern News regrets the error. Lady Save the Bees trumped the crowd Tuesday night in the 7th...

Host and MC of the night Deja Dave gets the crowd involved during brief intermissions.

Rappers, poets perform at open mic night

Liz Stephens, City Reporter January 20, 2017

Students shared their Ode to 2017 by poetry, rapping and singing with a full audience at the open mic night Thursday at 7th Street Underground. There were roughly 25 performers for the night, including...

Open-mic shows off variety of talents

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter September 29, 2016

Psychology major Kadarrious Hooks spontaneously took the stage of the 7th Street Underground to perform his original poetry in front of at least 100 of his peers. He performed two pieces and was met...

Vegas to present various acts

Samantha Middendorf, Entertainment Editor November 10, 2014

Many famous singers and performers will be brought to the stage of 7th Street Underground Wednesday with the production of Vegas. Vegas, which is hosted by the University Board Mainstage, will feature...

Youtube star brings music, love to 7th St. Underground

Youtube star brings music, love to 7th St. Underground

Samantha Middendorf, Entertainment Editor September 25, 2014

Audience members snacked on free popcorn and sipped water and soda as Emily Hearn and her husband Michael Harrison sang songs of love and growing up Wednesday at 7th Street Underground. The University...

Youtube artist to perform at the 7th Street Underground

Kamaria Wade, Staff Reporter September 19, 2014

YouTube famous artist Emily Hearn will mix pop and country music when she performs at 7 p.m. on Sept. 24 at 7th Street Underground. Tylen Elliott, the University Board main stage coordinator, said the...

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