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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

A bag of candy was offered to participants at the end of the Adventure EI-Boo scavenger hunt Saturday night.

Adventure EI-Boo lets students, families explore campus

Adriana Hernadez-Santana, Feature Junior Editor October 30, 2022

For Family Weekend and Halloween, Eastern had an Adventure EI-Boo on Saturday evening for families and friends to explore Eastern's campus to find certain items and locations. Most teams were made up...

At the L&A Family Farms haunted corn maze, a worker dressed as the character Pennywise, emerges from the cornfield to scare people walking throughout the maze in the dark Friday night.

Eastern and L&A Farms partner for Halloween haunted corn maze

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Feature Editor October 30, 2022

In honor of family weekend and Halloween, Eastern partnered with L&A Family Farm, which is located in Paris, Ill., to provide families with the haunted corn maze Friday and Saturday night. Eastern...

Emilio Zarate, a junior finance major, dresses up as Darth Vader and sings Counting Stars by One Republic for the karaoke part of the Calling All the Monsters! event, a costume party and karaoke night in 7th Street Underground. He also won the events costume contest.

Students sing in costumes at NAACP Halloween karaoke night

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Campus Reporter October 30, 2022

NAACP had its final event for NAACP Week, hosting a Halloween-themed karaoke night in 7th Street Underground on Friday night. NAACP’s week of events included fundraisers, an informational event on the...

Luke Taylor, a senior journalism major, and Maddy Powers, a senior English major, pose for a picture at Lake Charleston.

Eastern students’ plans, costumes for Halloween

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Feature Junior Editor October 26, 2022

With Halloween just around the corner, students all across campus are excited to get dressed up, go to parties and have a fun time.  However, not everyone has the same plans. Some student’s nights...

Rianna Rothermel, a sophomore early childhood education major, and Caleigh Miller, a junior sports management major, wear carved out pumpkins in the spirit of Halloween during the Greeks and Treats event Sunday night.

Greeks and Treats brings the community, Greek life members together

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Associate News Editor October 31, 2021

Hundreds of participants of all ages walked around Greek Court during the chilly Sunday night, getting candy from all the different Greek organizations at the “Greeks and Treats” event. Dressed...

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