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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

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Will Padgett is a graduate student studying English and can be reached at 581-2912 padgett14@gmail.com.

COLUMN: Valentine’s Day is for suckers

Will Padgett, Columnist February 17, 2023

Once again, we find ourselves amidst the time of year when people rededicate themselves to their relationships, profess their love, or otherwise engage in lovey-dovey slop.   Well- I am SICK of it!...

Tonya Morton, an employee of the Charleston Carnegie Public Library, teaches people how to use coffee filters to craft into flowers at the Rotary Room B Tuesday evening.

FEATURE PHOTO: Crafting flowers out of coffee filters

Raine Zhu, Raine Zhu June 4, 2019

Tonya Morton, an employee of the Charleston Carnegie Public Library, teaches people how to use coffee filters to craft into flowers at the Rotary Room B Tuesday evening. She said people can make peonies...

Staff members establish garden at Klehm Hall courtyard

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief May 29, 2019

The courtyard in the middle of Klehm Hall is now filled with colorful herbs, plants and flowers, courtesy of two staff members from the College of Health and Human Services. Janet Fopay, certification...

Flower power: Local flower shops prepare for Valentine’s Day

Katelyn Eddington, Contributing Writer February 12, 2019

Roses are red, violets are blue and Valentine’s Day is all around, especially at Charleston flower shops. Franda Newkirk and her husband Rick own and run Noble Flower Shop and said a few Eastern students...

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