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The Daily Eastern News

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

Karyn Baldwin (left), Courtney Prais (right), Mallory Johnson (middle) and Nora Richardson play with a football next to the Campus Pond Tuesday afternoon. Richardson is using a branch to retrieve the football back after dropping it into the water.

FEATURE PHOTO: Football at the Campus Pond

Raine Zhu, Photographer June 11, 2019

Karyn Baldwin (left), Courtney Prais (right), Mallory Johnson (middle) and Nora Richardson play with a football next to the Campus Pond Tuesday afternoon. Richardson is using a branch to retrieve the football...

Boy Scout Troop 141, part of Charleston Wesleys ministry to youth, row kayaks at the Campus Pond Monday afternoon.

FEATURE PHOTO: Row like there’s no tomorrow

Raine Zhu, Photographer June 10, 2019

Boy Scout Troop 141, part of Charleston Wesley's ministry to youth, row kayaks at the Campus Pond Monday afternoon. Jim Coleman, a retired professor from the communication department at Eastern, said...

Nathan Barnett-Bishop, a junior engineering major, spots his adviser Douglas Brandt, professor in the physics department, who was struggling to get the hatch of the observatory closed to prevent rain from getting inside and damaging the telescope. “I’m just figuring it out as I go,” Brandt said after explaining that many of the faculty members who have more training in the observatory went farther south for their eclipse viewing.

Hundreds come to Campus Pond for eclipse-viewing event

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-Chief August 21, 2017

Not even pouring rain stopped hundreds of people from coming out to watch what ended up being a unique and inspiring sight for many — a solar eclipse on Eastern’s campus. Though it did start...

Campus Pond to be site of eclipse-viewing party

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-chief August 20, 2017

Some could say the stars are aligned, as students will get to ring in the new school year with a solar eclipse on Monday. According to physics department chair Steven Daniels, a solar eclipse is not...

Pride hosts pair of events to honor LGBTQA+ community

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor April 20, 2017

  As a way to raise awareness for and celebrate the voices of LGBTQA+ individuals, EIU Pride will host “Day of Silence” and “Night of Noise.” The Eastern community can participate in...

ROCFest boat race returns to Campus Pond

Chrissy Miller, Staff Reporter September 29, 2016

“Residents On Campus Festival” is already in full swing, as the residence halls prepare for the annual boat race set for 5:30 p.m. today at the Campus Pond. Nick Bamert, president of the Residence...

Tuggers finish semi-finals, prepare for Saturday

Stephanie Markham, Editor-in-Chief April 8, 2016

Six teams secured their victories in Friday’s semi-final Tugs competition and will move on to Saturday’s championship rounds. Sigma Nu and Lambda Chi Alpha took victories Friday in the Big Men’s...

Student Community Service to ‘Hustle for Hunger’

Luis Martinez, Entertainment Editor November 11, 2015

Student community service will be having its first ever 5k run to help promote hunger awareness within the Charleston community. The 5k walk/run is called “Hustle for Hunger” and is scheduled for...

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