The Daily Eastern News

Hunger banquet on year-long hiatus

Emma James, a junior psychology major, and Stacy McQueen, parent of Lauren McQueen, serve apples, oranges, and bananas at the

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 Connection usually has the banquet the third week of November, but instead they cancelled it and...

Midwest regional up next for cross country

Mark Shanahan, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2015

The men and women’s cross country teams return to action this weekend for the Midwest Regional beginning Thursday and hosted by Kansas at Rim Rock Farm. The men’s team heads into the regional ranked 15th. Prior to this season, Eastern had not been ranked in the Men’s U.S. Track & Field and...

Cross Country prepares for OVC Championship

Maher Kawash, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2015

Eastern Illinois’ cross-country team is preparing for one of its biggest events of the season as they will take on the Ohio Valley Conference Championship on Saturday in Murray, Ky. This will be the first time the OVC Championship will be held in Murray since 2003. The day will begin with th...

Cross country to wear pink for breast cancer

Kaitlin Cordes, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2015

The Eastern cross country team sets out to conquer the Bradley “Pink” Classic on Friday Oct. 16 at 3 p.m. at the Newman Golf Course in Peoria. The third annual Bradley “Pink” Classic will honor those affected by breast cancer. All of the runners’ bib numbers will be pink, and the athletes...

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