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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.

The Daily Eastern News

Create lasting bonds but prepare for life’s changes

Ben Leman, Copy Editor October 22, 2017

To me, family is what you make of it. For many people, family goes beyond blood. Family can be friends, pets and so on. Besides my biological sister, I have several friends I consider family. To me,...

ROTC is more than just a class

Johnathan Jones, Columnist October 16, 2017

Reserve Officer Training Corps is the one of the Army’s tools for training the future officers who will be leading America’s soldiers. ROTC is a way for college students to train and develop the leadership...

Major Roy Waldhoff,a rappel master, encourages Ruth McMullen, a freshman JROTC student from Richland County High School, who was afraid to rappel off the side of Klehm Hall Friday afternoon during the ROTC rappelling training event. I felt like I couldnt do it and I was nervous, MCMullen said. But when everyone was clapping for me, I felt like I could do it. After some coaxing and words of encouragement, McMullen rappelled her way down to the mat below. She said it was her first time doing so and her first time at Eastern.

Cadets try their hand at rappelling

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor September 17, 2017

Emotions and suspense lingered on the side of Klehm Hall Friday as students and ROTC cadets fastened their ropes and tightened their helmets as they headed to the top of the building for the annual rappelling...

Master Sgt. Jack L. Robison teaches an Introduction to Critical Thinking class to ROTC Cadets in Klehm Hall Monday afternoon.

Veteran brings field experience to Eastern

Justin Brown, Sports Designer November 10, 2016

  Soldiers learn to live by the seven core army values as listed on the Army’s website. It is these values-loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor and integrity – that have shaped...

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