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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


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under News

  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 28, 2016


Filed under News

“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


Filed under Greek Week, Multimedia, News, Showcase

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


Filed under News

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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