The Daily Eastern News

STAFF EDITORIAL: Remember, honor Black History Month

Staff Editorial

February 6, 2020

February marks Black History Month, and we at The Daily Eastern News want everyone to challenge themselves to go beyond the typical social construct of the month. This is the month to commemorate and celebrate the black people in history who have left their mark on the world and remember the strugg...

65 service opportunities available in February

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

February 6, 2020

There are 65 one-time volunteer opportunities for Eastern students in February, and spots are still available for the Charleston Transitional Facility programming and the Farm to Table program Thursday morning. Beth Gillespie, director of the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism, said studen...

Students expected to learn about civic engagement during game night

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

April 15, 2019

The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism is hosting a “How Well Do You Know ‘Merica” game night at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Taylor Hall. The game is intended as a pilot to see if the office will continue to host these game nights as part of a new series they are doing called “Chasing the American...

Civic engagement series to begin Fall 2019

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

April 3, 2019

The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism will focus on the “civic engagement” part of its name for the next three semesters in the form of a series that will start in the fall. The “Chasing the American Dream” series kicks off in September and is a way for students to learn about and part...

Column: Students should vote this year

Maher Kawash, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2016

The 2016 Presidential Election is just a few months away, and that raises the ultimate question. Who should I vote for? Well, I am not going to tell you who to vote for or anything like that, but I will tell you one thing. Go vote. When it comes to most college students and politics, there...

Civic Engagement and Volunteerism office lends helping hands to community

Civic Engagement and Volunteerism office lends helping hands to community

Abbey Whittington, Entertainment Editor

March 1, 2016

The Civic Engagement and Volunteerism office provides a number of volunteer programs to students including Mark Twain Mentoring and Girls on the Run. The Mark Twain program is a volunteer opportunity where two to four volunteers travel to the Mark Twain Elementary School from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on...

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