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FEATURE PHOTO: Fishing at Lake Charleston

FEATURE PHOTO: Fishing at Lake Charleston

Raine Zhu, Photographer

May 28, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Through the lens

Brandon Lantz, who graduated from Lake Land College this May, fishes at Lake Charleston Tuesday afternoon.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Pride Month is beneficial

Staff Editorial

April 8, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

With April being Pride Month for students at Eastern, several activities are being planned. Although, the question arises, “What is so beneficial about Pride Month?” Pride Month is dedicated to support students in the LGBTQA+ community. So many people in this community are judged and criticized...

Be part of campus, the community

Staff Editorial

April 23, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

This past weekend, Celebration: A Festival of the Arts returned to campus after a two-year hiatus. In case you missed it, this event was three days filled with live music, food, local art vendors, crafts and various registered student organizations from Eastern. This weekend was more than just a place...

Best Buddies builds relationships

Vanessa Saltijeral, Contributing Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under News

For students in Eastern’s chapter of Best Buddies, the group is more than a registered student organization. Amber Salutric, a sophomore foreign languages and communication disorders and sciences major, was able to forge a close friendship through her time at the organization. With programs in...

Recognize excellence in the Eastern community

Staff Editorial

November 28, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Given that Eastern is located in a small town just north of the middle of nowhere Illinois, it may be hard to believe anything remarkable could come out of such a tiny community. After all, one of the biggest prides of the town is being the start of a fast food chain along with being the site of a debat...

National Pan-Hellenic Council Week to educate campus, celebrate organization

Staff Report

November 6, 2017


Filed under News

Throughout this week, the National Pan-Hellenic Council will host activities to celebrate NPHC Week and help educate the campus about the organization. Greek 101 will be from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the Physical Science Auditorium. The night aims to educate students interested in an NPHC...

Girls on the Run to impact community, promote confidence

Hannah Myers, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under News

Families laughing, music playing, colored hairspray and excitement will be in the air as more than 150 girls and 26 boys from 12 teams and six counties are set to run the Girls on the Run 5K Saturday at the Mattoon YMCA. Girls on the Run is a 10-week after school program for girls in third through f...

Charleston bundles up and hits the parade route

Charleston bundles up and hits the parade route

Analicia Haynes and Jordan Boyer, Managing Editor and Photo Editor

October 22, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

  The sound of drums and horns echoed down Sixth and Seventh streets, hitting the Charleston Square and rattling the leaves off the trees early Saturday morning during this year’s Homecoming parade. Parents told their children “it’s coming, it’s coming,” as they grabbed their neon-colored...

Students ‘rumble’ into Homecoming

Students ‘rumble’ into Homecoming

Brooke Schwartz and Chrissy Miller

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Students expressed excitement on the kick off day of Homecoming. Erika Murray, a sustainable energy graduate student, said her excitement over Homecoming has changed over her years in college. “In undergrad, I went to a bigger school so our homecoming was just crazy,” Murray said. “Eastern...

Prospective students explore campus for open house

Prospective students explore campus for open house

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief

October 9, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Prospective students could be seen all around campus for Monday’s open house, exploring Eastern to see if it could be their new home. Admissions counselor Molly Button said they had more of a turnout from prospective students this year than in the past. At “application stations” set up in...

ROC Fest helps create community

Staff Report

September 26, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Being part of a community is crucial to anyone’s college experience. It is when you are at college that you begin to find yourself through certain people, meaning the people you meet at Eastern might be the people who end up knowing you best. It is important to anyone’s college experience to seek...

Theater raises awareness for Alzheimer’s

Brooke Schwartz, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under News

A night of movie trivia, costume contests and prizes with the goal of raising money for Alzheimer’s Disease awareness will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Green Mill Village Theater in Arcola. The cost of attendance is $10, with all proceeds going to The Walk To End Alzheimer’s. Cassie Yoder,...

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