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From the Easel

From the Easel

Ethan Schroeder, The Daily Eastern News

June 25, 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 »...

BOT to go on retreat in Normal

Staff Report

June 21, 2012

The Board of Trustees will do a performance review of the Fiscal Year 2012 during its annual retreat Saturday at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Normal. Read More »...

Column: Everything was political and nothing hurt

John Downen, Opinions Editor

June 21, 2012

My dad once told me that “everything is political.” Read More »...

Staff Editorial: Online courses not threats to true education

June 21, 2012

Of all the inventions, wars and historical turning points, finding one definitive accomplishment of the 20th century proves to be a difficult task. Read More »...

Photo: E3 teaches about business

Photo: E3 teaches about business

Seth Schroeder | The Daily Eastern News

June 21, 2012

Members of the Energizing Emerging Entrepeneurs Camp compete in a team-building exercise where they have to synchronize steps while racing on Monday at the Campus Pond. The campers had a chance to win money Wednesday by giving formal business presentations on theoretical products they had developed. Read ...

Feature Photo: Veggies of one’s labor

Feature Photo: Veggies of one’s labor

Tim Deters | The Daily Eastern News Charleston

June 21, 2012

Charleston residents Curtis Uphoff and his grandfather, Ron Uphoff, arrange sweet corn cobs in the back of their pickup truck Wednesday at the farmers market on the square in Charleston. The men grow the sweet corn north of Fairgrange and have been selling their crops at the farmers market for 16 ye...

Council votes to close streets for Fourth celebrations

By Marcus Smith Online Editor

June 21, 2012

The Charleston City Council on Tuesday voted to close several streets for Independence Day celebrations and approved the purchase of a new sewer jet truck for the city. Read More »...

Douglas Hart to host photography workshop

By Seth Schroeder News Editor

June 21, 2012

Photographers of all ages will get the chance to practice their skills or learn the basics of taking pictures Friday. Read More »...

‘That’s My Boy’ somehow funny

By John Downen Opinions Editor

June 21, 2012

Still recuperating from his most recent big screen disaster “Jack and Jill,” “That’s My Boy,” seems another futile attempt by Adam Sandler to reclaim his long-lost respect and credibility. Read More »...

‘Dallas’: Classic reboot picks up where original left off

By Marcus Smith Online Editor

June 21, 2012

The war is back on in Southfork as a new generation of Ewings are set to pick up where the last generation left off. Read More »...

Photo: Construction to prevent problems

Photo: Construction to prevent problems

Seth Schroeder | The Daily Eastern News

June 20, 2012

The O'Brien Stadium track is torn up in order for a new rock foundation with drainage tile to be placed beneath the rubber surface. The new base should move moisture away from the track and keep the surface from bubbling as it has in previous years. The bubbles were caused by trapped water vapor that wo...

Photo 2: Marcus Smith | The Daily Eastern News

Photo 2: Marcus Smith | The Daily Eastern News

Marcus Smith | The Daily Eastern News

June 19, 2012

Rebecca Litton, interim director of internal auditing, looks at art in Tarble Arts Center during executive session Monday at 1 p.m. at the summers only Board of Trustees meeting. Read More »...

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