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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

THROUGH THE LENS: The News year in photos

THROUGH THE LENS: The News’ year in photos

The News December 31, 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, the staff of The Daily Eastern News invites you to look back at the year through our lens. January February March April May June July August September   October November December   Happy...

Decorations and festivities surrounded the square at Christmas in the Heart of Charleston on Dec. 4. This event consisted of a parade, games and activities and performances by choirs and the Eastern Color Guard.

THROUGH THE LENS: Christmas in the Heart of Charleston

Rob Le Cates, Assistant Photo Editor December 5, 2021

Dakota Crowder, an early childhood education senior, and Annie Crowder, a fashion merchandising and design freshman, pass out free popcorn in front Plush Boutique at downtown Charleston square during the Christmas in the Heart of Charleston Saturday night.

FEATURE PHOTO: Free popcorn for the holidays

Karina Delgado, Assistant Photo Editor December 9, 2019

Dakota Crowder, an early childhood education senior, and Annie Crowder, a fashion merchandising and design freshman, pass out free popcorn in front Plush Boutique at downtown Charleston square during the...

Members of the Charleston High School Choir Maxinum Forte sing for the audience at Christmas in the Heart of Charelston Saturday night.

Christmas starts in the Heart of Charleston

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor December 3, 2017

The Charleston community came together to celebrate the holiday season at Christmas in the Heart of Charleston Saturday night. Charleston residents gathered in the square downtown to participate in...

Charleston to catch Christmas spirit

Kennedy Nolen, Staff Reporter November 30, 2016

­ Charleston will be making spirits bright from 4:45 to 6 p.m. Saturday with the annual “Christmas in the Heart of Charleston” celebration on the square. Free food, music and visits with Santa...

CAT to perform ‘The Blue Bird’ in live radio broadcast

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter November 30, 2016

  The Charleston Alley Theatre will be performing their production of Maurice Maeterlinck’s play “The Blue Bird” 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the theater. “The...

Children’s crafts to precede Christmas festival

Mallory Kutnick, Staff Reporter December 2, 2015

The Charleston Carnegie Library will host a children’s crafts activity Saturday from 10:30-4 p.m. in the KidSpace Atrium, culminating in Charleston’s traditional Christmas celebration at 4:30 p.m. Joan...

Charleston Alley Theatre to have comedian show

Staff Report December 1, 2015

The Charleston Alley Theatre will present five adult comedy Christmas Shorts by Matt Hoverman, which will be performed in conjunction with Christmas in the Heart of Charleston. The performances will...

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