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Skylar Oliver, a junior elementary education major, helps Crevaughn Borders, a sophomore philosophy major, bag her food that she picked out from the food pantry inside McAfee Gym Friday afternoon.

In first year, Eastern’s food pantry helps over 950 students

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Campus Reporter September 30, 2022

The EIU Campus Food Pantry opened its doors a year ago on Oct. 1, 2021, and in that time, it has provided food for hundreds of Eastern students.   According to University President David Glassman...

Skylar Oliver, a junior elementary education major, hands Stephanie Riera, a freshman criminology major, bags of various food such as cereal and crisps from the food pantry inside McAfee on Friday afternoon.

Eastern food pantry celebrates 1-year anniversary

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Campus Reporter September 21, 2022

Nearly a year ago, on Sept. 30, 2021, University President David Glassman and Vice President of Student Affairs Anne Flaherty cut a blue ribbon outside the gymnasium, signifying the grand opening of the...

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