The Daily Eastern News

First EIU Comic Con set for March 2020; logo design contest begins

Staff Report

December 1, 2019

Artists alleys, workshops, games, cosplay, speakers and more will flourish at Eastern’s first Comic Con, which is slated for March 28, 2020, in Booth Library. Eastern students are also invited to participate in a logo design contest for the Comic Con, according to Eastern’s newsletter. Entries must be su...

Booth offers incentives for library research

January 10, 2018

Eastern students who have used resources from the Booth Library for their research can now enter the library’s “Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity” program. The program is open to all Eastern students. If campus finances allow, cash prizes of up to $300 will be awarded,...

Harry Potter Trivia Contest to benefit HOPE

Staff Report

October 17, 2017

A Harry Potter Trivia Contest, planned as a part of the Harry Potter Night on Oct. 26, will benefit Housing, Outreach, Prevention, Education of East Central Illinois. The trivia contest is set for 6 p.m. in the West Reading Room of Booth Library. According to a press release, teams of between two...

Social media contest to promote budget awareness

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter

April 11, 2017

To raise broader awareness of the statewide budget impasse, Eastern’s chapter of University Professionals of Illinois (UPI) is sponsoring a student social media campaign competition called “Education is a Human Right.” The first prizewinner will be awarded $250, followed by second place with...

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