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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

Kennedi Johnson, a freshman psychology major, socializes with her new friend that she met while playing bingo in the Grand Ballroom Tuesday night.

THROUGH THE LENS: Winter welcome days

Ashanti Thomas, Photographer January 12, 2022

Programs were handed out at Jason Aguilar’s memorial service that took place at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Grand Ballroom Thursday afternoon. On the front of the program was listed a poem written by teammate Za’Quan Singleton a junior organizational devlopment major, in honor of Jason titled “Jason’s Purpose.”

THROUGH THE LENS: Memorial service for Jason Aguilar

Rob Le Cates, Assistant Photo Editor November 18, 2021

Dollars fly at Diva Drag Show

Austin VanPelt, Contributing Writer March 23, 2017

Jumping off the stage into the splits, “The Big Booty Judy” Ceduxion Carrington showed off her 19 years of experience in the drag business, hosting the Eastern Diva Drag show for 11 years. The show...

Up All Night helps students get to know each other

Sam Nusbaum, Administration Reporter August 21, 2016

Students could be seen all around the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Friday eating food, playing games and getting to know each other at Up All Night. There was bingo in the Grand Ballroom,...

Jess Mathon, a junior middle level education major gets her face painted on Wednesday during the “Dia de los Muertos” celebration hosted by the Latin American Student Organization in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King, Jr. University Union.

Day of the Dead celebration honors the fallen

Torri Griffith, Staff Reporter October 28, 2015

Painted faces in colors of white, black, pink and purple strode around the Grand Ballroom in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Wednesday celebrating Day of the Dead. Dia de Los Muertos translates...

Leiloni Stars a routine without any artifical hair during the 2014 Diva Drag Show: Dress To Kill on Oct. 27, 2014 in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr, University Union.

Diva Drag Show to theme Greek Mythology

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor October 14, 2015

The Diva Drag Show, an event named the second most attended function next to graduation, added something new this year. The Kings and Queens will be striking fierce poses, Monday Oct 26 in the Grand...

Kelsey Trigg, a Charleston resident, gets her face painted at the Face Painting/Sand Art Bottle event on Sept. 20, 2014 at the Bridge Lounge in Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

Family Funfest to replace weekend concert

Luis Martinez, Entertainment Editor October 7, 2015

The University Board has spent the past few days finding a replacement for the Family Weekend Concert, and announced a “Family Funfest” would be taking the place of what was supposed to be a performance...

Gender Sexual Minorities History Fair and others to celebrate LGBT History Month

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor October 5, 2015

In honor of LGBT History Month, pride has planned out several events to educate campus on the past of LGBT. One event, Gender Sexual Minorities History Fair will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Bridge...

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