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Eastern celebrates Holi Festival in rain

Logan Raschke, News Editor

April 28, 2019

The Saturday showers quite literally put a damper on the three-day Celebration Festival, but that did not stop Charleston from having a good time. Food trucks surrounded the Doudna Fine Arts Center; artisan stands occupied 7th Street and festival-goers sifted through, lugging umbrellas and jumbo corndogs. The...

Celebration: A Festival of the Arts returns

Staff Report

April 18, 2019

Celebration: A Festival of the Arts returns to  campus April 26 through April 28. It is a free event and will take place at south 7th Street between the Doudna Fine Arts Center and the Tarble Arts Center. Festival hours are Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday...

ROCFest: Residence halls play trivia

Jovan Williams, a sophomore music performance major and vice president of community engagment at the Residence Hall Association, laughs with the crowd during Rocfest trivia night Monday afternoon in the Pemberton Great Room.

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2018

Trivia night kicked off the beginning of ROCFest on Monday night in the Great Room of Pemberton Hall. Team members of the residence halls on campus gathered at 5 p.m. to compete for points that will add to their total for the whole week. The first game played was based on the players’ knowledge ...

Latino Heritage Month begins

Guests speak with each other after eating some Latin American cuisine at the Latino Heritage Month Kickoff Reception Monday afternoon at the Doudna Fine Arts Center.

Brenna Scullen, Staff reporter

September 17, 2018

Students and staff gathered in Doudna on Monday for a reception to kick off Latino Heritage Month with music, food, and conversation. The informal reception was sponsored by Eastern, with volunteers from the office of Student Engagement and Inclusion and the Newman Catholic Center. The chair of the Herit...

Celebration looking for people to participate in art show

Staff Report

March 4, 2018

Celebration: A Festival of the Arts is looking for people to participate in this year’s art show, scheduled for April 21 and 22. After being canceled in 2016 and 2017 because of Illinois’ budget impasse, Celebration is making its return this year. The entire festival will be April 20, 21 and...

Writers talk shop at Lions in Winter

Fiction writer Vu Tran talks during a Q &A session at Lions in Winter.

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor

January 28, 2018

Students heard from experienced writers and shared their own work at the Lions in Winter literary festival Saturday.  Poet CM Burroughs, non-fiction writer Rachael Hanel and fiction writer Vu Tran held public readings of their work and had craft talks with guests.  The authors sold their works at...

Eastern to Host Marching Band Festival

Eastern to Host Marching Band Festival

Cassie Buchman, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2014

The 38th Annual Panther Marching Band Festival will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday at O’Brien Stadium.   The festival, which is expected to last all day, will consist of 36 high schools from around Illinois coming to show off their talents to compete for a variety of awards.   Corey...

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