The Daily Eastern News

STAFF EDITORIAL: Attend homecoming week events

Staff Editorial

October 21, 2019

This is a big week for Eastern as we celebrate homecoming with all the school spirit we can possibly have. What we at The Daily Eastern News want to stress to the rest of the students and faculty is that it is highly important to get involved with homecoming festivities. Of course, the big homecoming gam...

Homecoming Week sees changes this year

Brooke Schwartz and Corryn Brock

September 18, 2018

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

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

An Eastern cheerleader is held up along side the marching band at the homecoming parade on Seventh street.

Analicia Haynes and Jordan Boyer, Managing Editor and Photo Editor

October 22, 2017

  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

Jordan Boyer | The Daily Eastern News
Julies Garrett a freshman english major, throws a bowling ball down a lane at the “Let’s Glo Wild” Cosmic Bowling event at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Bowling Lanes Thursday night.  The event offered free food and drink, and had a raffle to give away gift cards for local businesses.

Dara McGee, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2017

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

Eastern defensive end Mack Weaver celebrates with teammate Tray Mitchell after scoring a touchdown in the second quarter of their game with Illinois State. Eastern was beaten 44-13 by the Redbirds.

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

October 19, 2017

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

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

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

Emonie Jordan (left), a senior kinesiology and sports studies major and the Homecoming Kickoff Activities co- chair, and Caroline Chrzanowska (right), a senior early childhood education major and the other Homecoming Kickoff Activities co-chair, call out raffle numbers at “Rumble in the Jungle” Monday afternoon in the Library Quad. “I think this was a great idea, I think the execution of it was perfect,” Jordan said. “I think what we have right now is really great, a lot of people are having fun. They’re staying to play the games, and they’re staying to win prizes.”

Brooke Schwartz and Chrissy Miller

October 16, 2017

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

Allison Oates, representative of Lincoln Hall and the NACWC, approaches center stage to receive her crown at the coronation event Monday evening.

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief

October 16, 2017

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

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

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...

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