The Daily Eastern News

Apology letter to Mother Nature

Kennedy Nolen, Columnist

April 3, 2018

Hey, Mother Nature. It’s me, Kennedy. I have a few things to tell you that I need to get off my chest on behalf of (most) humans. I know for hundreds and thousands of years, we humans have caused some damage to you. Pollution in all aspects like air, water and land pollution from factories, vehicle...

Thunderstorms cause flooding around Charleston, campus

Rushing water pushes through underneath a bridge on Seventh Street Tuesday evening. Severe thunderstorms caused major flooding throughout Charleston and Mattoon on Tuesday.

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Associate News Editor

April 3, 2018

Flooding has filled Charleston following severe thunderstorms on Tuesday. Around 4 p.m. Tuesday, Cameron Craig, an instructor and climatologist at Eastern, said 4.3 inches of rain had fallen so far, but another inch and a quarter is expected. This exceeded April’s average for rainfall in C...

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