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FEATURE PHOTO: Chatting and chewing

Luz Stanislawek (left), freshman pre physical therapy major, Brianna King (middle), a freshman criminology major, and Margaret McNellis, a freshman special education major, enjoy lunch together on Thursday afternoon at the Food Court in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. King decided to stop by at the lunch table after seeing Stanislawek and McNellis eating lunch.
February 21, 2020

Luz Stanislawek (left), freshman pre physical therapy major, Brianna King (middle), a freshman criminology major, and Margaret McNellis, a freshman special education major, enjoy lunch together on Thursday...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Don’t dream of holidays; live them

November 21, 2019

 Can you imagine it?  Passing by relieved pupils with happy faces in the halls, packing your things for a great trip and making the drive back home in the cold of November. A relief from the tumult...

Be grateful that you have food

October 28, 2019

So often, people take the food available to them for granted. I am guilty of this too. All I have to do is drive to the store and pick out what things I want to eat and put a little plastic card into...

Food assistance available in Coles County

August 22, 2019

The areas of Charleston and Mattoon have several food pantries available for anyone in need of them. There is one in Charleston called the Standing Stone Community Center and goes hand in hand with...

Cooking meals at home has many benefits

June 23, 2019

When was the last time you ate a home-cooked meal? Did you cook it, or did someone else cook it for you? Learning how to cook is an essential life skill because we all have to eat. Cooking at home has...

Winners chosen for Edible Book Festival

April 8, 2019

Colorful cakes and festive fruits representing popular children’s and young adult books were on display for the ninth annual Edible Book Festival Monday, kicking off the 2019 National Library Week celebration. This...

HERC to host session on dieting, healthy eating

January 22, 2019

The Health Education Resource Center will host a new informational session Thursday at 5 p.m. in the Effingham Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. “Forget the Fad Diet” will focus...

Students can eat healthy on a budget

September 5, 2018

Eastern’s faculty and student community said budgeting is an important part of being a successful college student and it can be especially helpful for students who want to eat healthy food. Beth Dunahee,...

Column: Flavor-changing tablets disappoint

February 23, 2017

When I was in middle school, my best friend created a monthly dare. She would go to the condiment table in the lunchroom, pick up a napkin full of jalapenos, the spiciest food we could get at school,...

Flipping pancakes to support high school youth

October 20, 2016

They say the early bird gets the worm, but this weekend the early bird can get pancakes made by the Charleston Rotary Club in the parking lot of Dirty’s starting at 6:30 a.m. Students and locals can...

Taylor Hall hosts 15th annual Halloween Dinner

Lauren Eberle, a freshman undecided major, paints squashes during the Taylor Halloween event on Oct. 30, 2014 in Taylor Hall.
October 28, 2015

Before dressing up in costumes and attending the weekend festivities in celebration of Halloween, Eastern students have the opportunity to attend Taylor Hall’s Halloween dinner at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday...

Dining hall food to incorporate safari theme

September 28, 2015

The dining halls will be getting in touch with their safari side at 5 p.m. Wednesday. Gail Abrams-Aungst, the associate director of hosing and dining, said Thomas, Taylor, and Stevenson dining halls...

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