The Daily Eastern News

Column: Byron’s life, legacy touch entire campus community

Rashod Whitaker, Contributing Writer

May 1, 2017

I was not Byron Edingburg’s best friend, nor was I his favored companion. I was more like his frequent associate my sophomore year. I had seen him around on campus passing by, heading towards Old Main as I walked into Thomas Hall. He was immediately recognizable with his fuzzy facial hair and slim...

Memorial Service honors late student

Friends of Byron Edingburg hold candles while walking down Seventh Street following the memorial service Wednesday afternoon.

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

April 27, 2017

Senior Byron Edingburg was honored Tuesday night as the first graduate of Eastern’s class of 2017, as a large crowd gathered for his memorial service in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Eastern President David Glassman gave a diploma to his mother, brother and aunts. Edingburg,...

Students, professors share memories of late senior

Students console one another after a moment of silence was held for Byron Edingburg, the Eastern Illinois student that was killed in a shooting over the weekend.

Kalyn Hayslett and Cassie Buchman

April 24, 2017

  A vivid memory James Bateman, a senior communication studies major, has of senior Byron Edingburg is seeing him dance across the quad. Seeing his joy made Bateman start dancing, too. This and other aspects of Edingburg’s fun personality are what Bateman said he will miss about his friend. Edingburg,...

Student dies in shooting on Seventh Street

Staff Report

April 23, 2017

Staff Report | @DEN_News One man died and another was injured in a shooting incident at 2:28 a.m. Saturday on the 1000 block of Seventh Street. The man who died was identified in a press release sent out by the Charleston Police Department as Byron Edingburg, 23, an Eastern student from Chicago. According...

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