The Daily Eastern News

Eastern to award scholarships to eSports athletes

Analicia Haynes, Senior Reporter

January 13, 2020

Eastern is offering a series of scholarships to students who show leadership and dedication to the eSports community. The scholarships are called “Level Up Scholarships” and are available to current and incoming students. Students receive different monetary amounts based on certain criteria such...

Services offer academic support for student athletes

Cody Powers, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2018

Though student athletes find themselves juggling two roles at Eastern, they can get help from a support system called Panther Athletic Support Services. These services are led by Cindy Almon, the director of athletic academic services. All of Eastern’s sports teams are divided between Almon,...

Not all athletes are mindless jocks

Dillian Schorfheide, Sports Reporter

September 18, 2017

Say what you want about people who play sports, we are not just sweaty people who think about tackling a running back or shooting a three-pointer. Some may say those who play sports are just jocks and they do not care about anything besides sports. I find this is not true at all. For me, I grew...

Special Olympics Family to memorialize director

Chrissy Miller, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016

  Special Olympians will be rewarded for their work at Area 9’s Special Olympics Family Festival. The festival is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday at Lake Land College. Special Olympics area 9 director, Vanessa Duncan, said this year’s festival would be dedicated to Midge McDowell,...

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