The Daily Eastern News

Photo: State treasurer visits Eastern, Boys State

Photo: State treasurer visits Eastern, Boys State

Nike Ogunbodede|The Daily Eastern News

June 14, 2012

Illinois State Treasurer, Dan Rutherford, speaks to the members of the Illinois Premier Boys State about his time in political office Wednesday in the Coleman Auditorium. Read More »...

Statewide Emergency Drill on Campus

June 13, 2012

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State emergency drill tailored for campus

By Nike Ogunbodede Editor-in-Chief

June 11, 2012

A helicopter and hundreds of state agency officials will descend on Eastern today for the Illinois Emergency Management Agency’s 2012 state-level exercise. Read More »...

Panther track trio competes in national championships

By Joshua Bryant Sports Editor

June 11, 2012

Senior Zye Boey closed out his record setting Eastern career over the weekend, placing 14th in the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.21, fourth place in his heat at the NCAA Track and Field Championships at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Read More »...

Photo: Man makes, sells homemade cannons

Photo: Man makes, sells homemade cannons

Seth Schroeder | The Daily Eastern News

June 11, 2012

Ray Carr, a 60-year-old Charleston resident, stands with a replica 1862 Mountain Howitzer on Saturday at his home on the corner of Sixth Street and Polk Avenue. Carr made the cannon himself and builds and sells a variety of model antique firearms from his home. Read More »...

Man makes, sells homemade cannons

By Seth Schroeder News Editor

June 11, 2012

As he stood in his yard, Ray Carr admired his handiwork, a 750-pound .cannon modeled after an 1862 Mountain Howitzer. Read More »...

Staff Editorial: A world of information awaits Eastern students

June 7, 2012

Last week, members of our staff traveled to Indianapolis for a seminar on “watchdog journalism.” Read More »...

Photo: Charleston community views Venus transit

Photo: Charleston community views Venus transit

Seth Schroder | The Daily Eastrn News

June 7, 2012

Jarad Burns, Charleston Resident, holds up Riley Mcelee, 6, Tuesday Charleston at Carnige Public Library in order for her to get a better view of the Venus Transit through a solar-filtered telescope. The transit involves Venus moving in front of the sun and the next one will not happen until 2117. Read ...

Charleston community views Venus transit

By Seth Schroeder News Editor

June 7, 2012

As a child, Charleston resident Bob Rubendunst vacationed with his family to Michigan. He said that is where he first became interested in astronomy. Read More »...

‘Born and Raised’ is solid, delivers

By John Downen Opinions Editor

June 7, 2012

Fresh off a two-year hiatus from the spotlight, John Mayer has returned from the rolling hills of his Montana sanctuary with the release of his new album “Born and Raised.” Read More »...

‘Snow White and Huntsman’: Charlize Theron steals show

By Kim Foster Staff Reporter

June 7, 2012

I wanted to like “Snow White and the Huntsman.” Despite my rampant and oft-vocalized contempt for all things Kristen Stewart, I thought Charlize Theron’s perfection and Chris Hemsworth’s face (and body, and beard) would more than make up for it. Read More »...

Charleston library to host Venus viewing

By Seth Schroeder News Editor

June 5, 2012

Community residents will get the chance to watch Venus visibly travel past the sun today beginning around 5 p.m. Read More »...

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