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

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Eastern’s first Southern Majorette team performs at the homecoming parade.

Elite Elegance brings majorette-style dances to Eastern

Will Simmons, Campus Reporter November 4, 2021

If you look up “Majorette Dancing” online, you will see mentions of baton twirling, dancing and even knife juggling. This, however, is not the case for Eastern’s new majorette dance club. Iyanna...

Not everyone can be a winner; it takes effort

Jessica Stewart, Columnist June 9, 2019

I am the assistant coach for Charleston High School’s dance team, and I’ve spent this past week at a Dance Camp with them. This was my first time ever going to a Dance Camp, despite dancing in my own...

Calling ‘shotgun’ can be dangerous

Natalee Reynolds , Columnist October 1, 2018

Normally I try to write columns in hopes of inspiring people to live their lives to the fullest and to chase after what they really want in life, instead of letting my inner ramblings come out—however,...

Members of Sigma Kappa sorority and Delta Tau Delta fraternity perform their cheer for the crowd at the OZ-SOME Yell Like Hell pep rally in McAfee gym Friday night.

Pep rally encourages students to “yell like hell”

Cassie Buchman, News Editor October 23, 2016

Both Greek and registered student organizations showed that there is “No Place Like EIU” at this year’s Yell Like Hell pep rally. Teams cheered and danced using their own routines with their groups...

Stroll-Off brings school together

Janet Pernell, Multicultural Reporter October 23, 2016

Audience members cheered for each of the National Pan-Hellenic Council organizations as they hopped, jumped, shimmied and stepped to songs such as “Wat U Mean” by Dae Dae and “For Free” by DJ Khaled...

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