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

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

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The Eastern Illinois University Dancers practice a routine in the Globe Theatre of Doudna Fine Arts Center Tuesday night.

Dancing for over 40 years or more

Chandler Smith, Reporter October 20, 2023

Every spring semester, Eastern's dancers come together to show what they have been doing and working on throughout the year.  Mandy Transon, the director of EIU Dancers, knows a lot about the team...

Students sing, dance, recite poems at open mic night

Bre Celestin, Staff Reporter October 21, 2019

Eastern's Black Student Union kicked off its BSU week by hosting an open mic night in Seventh Street Underground of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Monday night. Eastern students came to present...

Cocktail Hour opens season with dancing, high ‘spirits’

Adam Tumino, Staff Reporter September 22, 2019

The Doudna Fine Arts Center opened its 2019-20 season with a twist, specifically the New York City-based dance company Ballets with a Twist. They performed their signature program, “Cocktail Hour: The...

Dancers at the Lincoln Log Cabin Civil War Ball mix and mingle during the Broom Dance on June 15.

FEATURE PHOTO: The ‘Broom Dance’ at the Civil War Ball

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter June 16, 2019

Dancers at the Lincoln Log Cabin Civil War Ball mix and mingle during the Broom Dance on June 15. The Broom Dance requires participants to find a new partner whenever the band stops playing. The...

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