The Daily Eastern News

Be grateful that you have food

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

October 28, 2019

So often, people take the food available to them for granted. I am guilty of this too. All I have to do is drive to the store and pick out what things I want to eat and put a little plastic card into a computerized checkout machine, and then I get to eat. But many people cannot drive to the store to ge...

Trivia night to benefit local food pantries

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2018

The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism will host a trivia night Wednesday as its final event for Hunger Action Month. Trivia night will be at the Brick House, located at 920 W. Lincoln Ave. in Charleston. Doors open at 6 p.m. with trivia starting at 6:30 p.m. Beth Gillespie, the director o...

Food insecurity discussed at lecture Monday

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018

Sociology professor Michael Gillespie gave a talk about hunger at the Lecture Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center Monday night. Gillespie said the problem of food insecurity is one that will stick around. “Food insecurity’s not going anywhere, unfortunately, within our town,” said Gillespie. Michael...

Hunger Action Month kicks off with ‘Pie a Celeb’

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2018

Students will have a chance to throw pies at “Eastern celebrities” while supporting the three food pantries in Charleston from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 8 in the Library Quad. The event was originally supposed to take place on Nov. 1 but was moved because of inclement weather. “Pie a Celeb”...

Hunger Action Month activities exceed initial goals

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2016

  The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism raised over $900 during Hunger Action Month, with the money coming from numerous fundraisers and Coin Wars. All proceeds will be donated to three local food pantries. The Coin Wars competition, where different departments competed to collect...

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