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The Daily Eastern News

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

Members of chess club, Fox Woods, a freshman computer science major, Jules Barbieri, a junior interpersonal major, and Remi Mumford, a junior neuroscience major, make jokes and have fun while playing a friendly game of chess Thursday evening.

Chess RSO returns, seeks new members

Cam'ron Hardy, Campus Events Junior Editor December 12, 2022

After a five year span of being inactive, the Chess Club was reformed in February by Jules Barbieri, a fifth-year interpersonal communication major, and president of the Chess Club at Eastern.   Barbieri...

The Kona Ice truck hands out shaved ice to students in front of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union during Pantherpalooza Tuesday afternoon.

Pantherpalooza allows students to get involved on campus

Cam'ron Hardy, Campus Events Junior Editor August 30, 2022

Pantherpalooza was held on Tuesday afternoon in the Library Quad with over 100 tables set up for a variety of groups Eastern students can be involved with. Pantherpalooza is a way for students to get...

Cassie Mc’Cleery, a family and consumer sciences major, and Ben Mc’Burney, a biology major, high five each other Wednesday afternoon at Pantherpalooza in the University Ballroom.

Opportunity to join RSOs at Pantherpalooza Tuesday

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor January 24, 2022

The spring 2022 Pantherpalooza is set for Tuesday from 2 to 5 p.m. in the University Ballroom and the Grand Ballroom in the MLK Jr. Union. Pantherpalooza is an event for students to meet various registered...

Raina Rincker, a junior language arts education major, and Cory Meadows, a freshman criminology major, celebrate as the Student Government approves of their Multicultural RSO Wednesday night. Student Government was held in Thomas Hall’s lobby as part of the “Senate on the Go” program. This was the Senate’s first on-the-go meeting. Rincker said that the goal of the organization was to be as inclusive as possible. “We hope to educate people more about like, what is white passing, what is multiracial, biracial, because some people don’t really know what that is,” Meadows said.

Student Senate approves three RSOs

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief November 11, 2021

The Student Senate approved three emergency bills that added three new registered student organizations to Eastern Wednesday night. Eastern’s newest RSOs are Elite Elegance, Creative Writing Club...

Student Senator Jasmine Yusef, a junior English and philosophy major, explains her Committee report at the Wednesday night Student Government meeting. Yusef highlighted Star reports during her report and encouraged fellow senators to nominate one another for it.

Student Government approves committee member, tables three emergency bills

Theo Edwards, Opinions Editor October 27, 2021

Senator Jasmine Yusef was approved to join the Textbook Rental Advisory Committee in this week’s Student Government meeting in an updated consent agenda. Senator Yusef said Student Body President...

Jordan Holmes, a senior criminology major, and Kassandra Garcia, a senior human services major, study for their classes during their Criminal Justice club meeting.

Criminal Justice Club prepares students for law enforcement

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Associate News Editor October 20, 2021

Criminal Justice Club is one of the registered student organizations on Eastern’s campus. Like the many other RSOs at Eastern, Criminal Justice Club is a space where students can meet people with similar...

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