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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

Jessica Nantes, a senior TV and video production major plays pickleball with her sister and friends and at the outside Lantz Arena tennis courts Tuesday evening.

COLUMN: Pickleball is fun

Patrick Schmitz, Sports Reporter February 3, 2024

One sport that many people seem to not understand how it can be fun is pickleball. It has a weird name, and many people look at it as just tennis. However, pickleball is so much fun if you just try...

Jessica Nantes, a senior TV and video production major plays pickleball with her sister and friends and at the outside Lantz Arena tennis courts Tuesday evening.

Local pickleball club consistently hits the courts, welcomes all  

Drew Coffey, Reporter September 21, 2023

Few sports have grown as quickly and predominately as pickleball. Invented in 1965, it has only gained national popularity in the last few years.   So much so, that even Eastern Illinois University...

Student Senate approves RSOs for pickleball, beekeeping, Nigerian students

Student Senate approves RSOs for pickleball, beekeeping, Nigerian students

Katja Benz, Student Government Reporter September 15, 2022

The Student Senate approved three new Registered Student Organizations, RSOs, aimed to help students make a change environmentally, Nigerian students to have a community on campus and a pickleball club...

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