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The Daily Eastern News

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

The Daily Eastern News

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

The Daily Eastern News

State Rep. Miller to host campaign fundraiser

Corryn Brock, News Editor August 29, 2019

State Rep. Chris Miller (R-Robinson) is hosting a campaign fundraiser, “Bluegrass and Burgers,” at Miller Park in Oakland Sept. 2 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Louisville), who...

Bowls of Hope to offer up art for fundraiser

Staff Report February 11, 2018

Artists will donate hand-crafted bowls that people can buy for the 15th annual “Bowls of HOPE” fundraiser. The fundraiser is set for 5 to 7 p.m. on Feb. 27 and will feature soups, sides, drinks and...

Senior Montell Goodwin drives to the basket in the Panthers’ 94-58 win in Lantz Arena Nov. 2016. Eastern hosts Illinois Friday night.

Eastern sells out tickets for Friday’s games

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor October 31, 2017

In efforts to raise money for the hurricane victims, Eastern’s basketball program set up a double header Friday night in Lantz Arena. The men’s team is going up against Illinois for the first time...

Theater raises awareness for Alzheimer’s

Brooke Schwartz, Contributing Writer September 19, 2017

A night of movie trivia, costume contests and prizes with the goal of raising money for Alzheimer’s Disease awareness will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Green Mill Village Theater in Arcola. The...

Fundraiser provides HOPE to survivors

Lynnsey Veach, Contributing Writer February 26, 2017

A local organization advocating for survivors of domestic violence is hosting its annual Bowls of HOPE fundraiser Tuesday evening, an event its executive director said is crucial for the organization. Housing,...

Community members ‘Band Together’ to raise money for Christmas

Mackenzie Freund, City Editor November 18, 2015

The sounds of music filled the air as people socialized and placed bets on a silent auction during the Citizen’s Against Child Abuse’ eighth annual “Band Together” event at the Veterans of...

Community ‘bands together’ to raise money for Christmas gifts

Mackenzie Freund, City Editor November 16, 2015

The eighth annual Band Together for Kids will be at 5 p.m. on Wednesday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars at 1821 20th St. Citizens Against Child Abuse, Housing Outreach Prevention and Education of East...

Emma James, a junior psychology major, and Stacy McQueen, parent of Lauren McQueen, serve apples, oranges, and bananas at the Hunger is Not a Game banquet on Nov. 12, 2014 at the Newman Catholic Center.

Hunger banquet on year-long hiatus

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor November 16, 2015

For years, the Hunger Banquet has tried to serve as an awareness event on the topic of starvation, and this year those who usually participate in it tell why they did not plan for the affair. The Haiti...

Candice Basista, a sophomore pre-nursing major, prepares for Pemberton’s “Haunted Hospital” on Wednesday in the basement of Pemberton Hall. Basista said this hauted house brings not just Pemberton’s residents together, but the entire campus for scary fun. The haunted house is $2 for entry.

Pemberton Hall’s ‘Haunted Hospital’ helps HOPE

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor October 28, 2015

The basement of Pemberton Hall will be decorated with bloody arms and legs at its “Haunted Hospital” Halloween weekend. The haunting starts 9 p.m. Friday and again at the same time Saturday. This...

Firefighters also fighting against cancer

Lynnsey Veach, Staff Reporter October 12, 2015

October is breast cancer awareness month and while different registered student organizations are raising funds for breast cancer research, community members are doing their part as well. The Charleston...

Mary Bower passes out double chocolate cake with caramel cream to friends at the Bowls for HOPE fundraiser at the St. Charles Borromeo Church on Feb. 16.

‘HOPE’-ful night at Jackson Avenue Coffee

Lynnsey Veach, Staff Reporter September 23, 2015

For over 15 years, the Housing Outreach Prevention and Education, of East Central Illinois has raised money through their “Night of HOPE,” for those affected by domestic violence. Jackson Avenue...

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