The Daily Eastern News

‘5 Mile Train’ to perform for free on Saturday

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

June 27, 2019

Those interested in rocking out to live, local music this weekend can attend 5 Mile Train's free performance on Saturday at the Charleston Elks Lodge. The performance, which is free and open to the public (including nonmembers of the Charleston Elks Lodge), will start at 8 p.m. and go until midnight. Community...

Charleston to celebrate International Yoga Day with community session

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter

June 20, 2019

A free community yoga session will take place in celebration of International Yoga Day at the pavilion of Kiwanis Park on Friday. The Eastern Academy of Lifelong Learning has partnered with local yoga instructor, Karen Reed, for the second year in a row for the free yoga session. Reed said the...

Traditions influence meditative melodies

Meditation band, Ahl-e Qulub performs their unique blend of relaxation music in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Union. Ntchana Batoma, said meditative music is used as “a way of being able to see the beauty and love in everything.”

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter

March 1, 2017

In a calm and relaxing atmosphere, people gathered around Ahl-e Qulub, a Persian meditation music group, Tuesday night to listen, enjoy and self-meditate to the melodies ringing throughout the University Ballroom. Ahl-e Qulub member and senior English major Alex Hill told the audience the purpose...

Persian meditation music group, to perform

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter

February 27, 2017

Dating back thousands of years, meditation is one of the most common forms of relaxation. To inspire students to try it out for themselves, Eastern’s own Meditation Club will be hosting a concert on campus featuring Ahl-e Qulub, a musical Persian group. Several members of the Meditation Club...

HERC offers free flu shots

Sharita Harris, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2014

The Health Education and Resource Center will be giving out free flu shots to all of Eastern’s campus from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday. Shots for students will be in the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union, and shots for faculty, staff and retirees will be in the...

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