The Daily Eastern News

FEATURE PHOTO: Football at the Campus Pond

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 back after dropping it into the water. They said they are all in the  Golden Apple Scholars...

FEATURE PHOTO: Row like there’s no tomorrow

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 the troop meets every other Monday at Charleston Wesley United Methodist Church. He said the scouts...

Hundreds come to Campus Pond for eclipse-viewing event

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 to rain during the first part of an eclipse-viewing party by Campus Pond, it cleared up just in time for the eclipse to reach its peak at 1:20 p.m., al...

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 likely to coincide with the first day of classes at Eastern for another hundred years, making it especially...

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 the nationwide Day of Silence all day Friday. The Night of Noise will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at...

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 Hall Association, has participated in the boat race for the past three years. For his fourth year...

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 division, while Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Lambda Chi Alpha won for the Little Men’s division. In...

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 2 p.m. Sunday at the Campus Pond. Anyone who is interested in registering for the 5k has to pay...

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