The Daily Eastern News

Homecoming Week sees changes this year

Brooke Schwartz and Corryn Brock

September 18, 2018


Filed under News

Planning for Eastern’s Homecoming, which is taking place Oct.15 through Oct. 20, is underway, and students will see some differences from past years. The most notable difference is that the “Yell like Hell” event, which served in the past to get students excited for the Saturday football game, will...

Continue Homecoming spirit throughout the semester

Staff Report

October 22, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Homecoming may be over but the memories created this Homecoming by passionately participating in activities with friends and family will be an integral part of many students’ college experience. For activities after the festivities of Homecoming, it takes that passion for Eastern and the dedication...

Charleston bundles up and hits the parade route

Charleston bundles up and hits the parade route

Analicia Haynes and Jordan Boyer, Managing Editor and Photo Editor

October 22, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

  The sound of drums and horns echoed down Sixth and Seventh streets, hitting the Charleston Square and rattling the leaves off the trees early Saturday morning during this year’s Homecoming parade. Parents told their children “it’s coming, it’s coming,” as they grabbed their neon-colored...

Students participate in ‘Let’s Glo Wild’ cosmic bowling

Students participate in ‘Let’s Glo Wild’ cosmic bowling

Dara McGee, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Students played glow in the dark bowling with a twist at “Let’s Glo Wild” Cosmic Bowling, part of a series of Homecoming events. Avid bowlers and amateurs alike were able to lace up their bowling shoes, pick out a bowling ball and test out their skills against the pins for only a dollar. Hits...

Panthers set for undefeated matchup

Panthers set for undefeated matchup

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Jacksonville State has won 27 conference games in a row after a win against Eastern Kentucky last week extending its longest active Division I win streak. That is what Eastern has to get by to improve to 5-0 in Ohio Valley Conference games Saturday and take over sole possession of first place. The Panther...

Still be aware of pressing issues this Homecoming week

Staff Report

October 17, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Homecoming, Opinions

When hard times come upon us, people are often asked to step up and do more than they usually do to continue to make sure everything functions smoothly. It can be easy to ignore things that are not as they should be during Homecoming week. After all, it is a time for celebrating school pride and relieving...

Remember this weekend

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Like seeing an old friend after a long while, Homecoming is welcomed on campus with open arms. Every time I think of the fun that comes with the incredible weekend, I cannot help but take a deep breath, close my eyes then smile when I let it out. It is an exciting time on campus because everything...

Students ‘rumble’ into Homecoming

Students ‘rumble’ into Homecoming

Brooke Schwartz and Chrissy Miller

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Students expressed excitement on the kick off day of Homecoming. Erika Murray, a sustainable energy graduate student, said her excitement over Homecoming has changed over her years in college. “In undergrad, I went to a bigger school so our homecoming was just crazy,” Murray said. “Eastern...

Homecoming royalty crowned at coronation

Homecoming royalty crowned at coronation

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Cheers and chants filled McAfee Gym as students watched their friends and fellow organization members get a place on Eastern’s 2017 Homecoming Court during Coronation Monday night. Allison Oates, representing the National Association of Colored Women’s Club and Lincoln Hall, won Homecoming Queen. Carl...

Go ahead, celebrate but stay responsible

Staff Editorial

October 16, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Homecoming Week is officially upon us and along with wearing blue to celebrate school spirit; many students are taking it upon themselves to go the extra mile to welcome in homecoming. What better, stereotypical way to ring in homecoming than chugging gallons of booze and getting blackout drunk everyday...

Homecoming is here with weeklong activities

Chrissy Miller, News Editor

October 15, 2017


Filed under Homecoming, News

A variety of activities are set for this year's Homecoming Week. Eliza Daugherty, the student steering committee marketing chair for University Board Homecoming, said the Health Education Resource Center will be setting up tables across campus as a part of its Panther Safe initiative. “It’s...

Homecoming Court to be announced at coronation

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

October 15, 2017


Filed under Homecoming, News

The ROARlty coronation ceremony will kick off homecoming week at 7 p.m. Oct. 16 in the McAfee Gym. The coronation will involve the crowning of Homecoming King and Queen, Prince and Princess, as well as Faculty King and Queen and Lil’ Prince and Princess. The nomination and choosing process differs...

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