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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

Community members Amara Lewis, 5, attempts to catch up to her brother Marcus Lewis, 3, at Easterns Welcome Weekend Fall Fair Saturday evening in the empty lot next to Tarble Arts Center. This was the first day the family visited the fair, but said from what theyve seen, it has been a great time so far.

Fall Fair reunites Eastern, Charleston community

Rob Le Cates, Editor-in-Chief August 20, 2023

Nerves crept over Kristal Muñoz, a senior criminology/criminal justice major, as the night progressed at the Welcome Weekend Fall Fair.  Charleston held the Coles County Fair several weeks before...

Student Senate Speaker Jasmine Yusef, a senior English major, announces the committees senators are on during the Senates first meeting on Sept. 7 in the Arcola Room at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union on the Eastern Illinois University campus in Charleston, Ill.

Student Senate swears in 7 new senators

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter September 7, 2022

The Student Senate barely met quorum at their first official meeting of the school year on Wednesday night. The senate requires 15 senators to meet quorum, which they met 13 minutes into the meeting.  If...

Student Government President Jacqueline Williams gives her Executive Report for the Sept. 23 Student Government meeting.

Student Senate to hear nominations for Speaker of the Senate

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief September 28, 2021

The Student Senate will hear nominations for Speaker of the Senate during their meeting Wednesday. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in 7th Street Underground at the Martin Luther King Junior University...

Brinker talks future of Diversity Action Council

Logan Raschke, News Editor March 1, 2019

Student life director Ceci Brinker said she would meet with student affairs president Alicia Matusiak to discuss action the student life office will take to establish the new Diversity Action Council during...

Student Senate approves RSOs, calls for bylaw changes

Analicia Haynes, Staff Reporter October 14, 2015

The Student Senate approved two registered student organizations as well three new student justices to the student Supreme Court Wednesday night. The Andrews Hall council and the southern poverty law...

Kelsey Trigg, a Charleston resident, gets her face painted at the Face Painting/Sand Art Bottle event on Sept. 20, 2014 at the Bridge Lounge in Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

Family Funfest to replace weekend concert

Luis Martinez, Entertainment Editor October 7, 2015

The University Board has spent the past few days finding a replacement for the Family Weekend Concert, and announced a “Family Funfest” would be taking the place of what was supposed to be a performance...

Family Weekend, Three Dog Night getting closer

Luis Martinez, Entertainment Editor September 28, 2015

With Family Weekend and the Three Dog Night concert less than two weeks away, more than 300 tickets have been sold. Family Weekend is Oct. 9-11. Director of student life Ceci Brinker said the amount...

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