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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Night Party hosted in the university ballroom of the Union by the University Board hosted. Thursday February 8, 2024.

Students celebrate a night in Mardi Gras 

Kimberly Carroll, Reporter February 11, 2024

Mardi Gras started in 1699 when it was first celebrated by French explorers who claimed the Louisiana Territory. It is now celebrated in anticipation of spring.   As the historic Mardi Gras holiday...

Anita Saffa, a junior economics major, and Jane Kim, a junior exchange student from South Korea snack as part of their participation in The Mardi Gras celebration in Coleman hall.

French, German clubs celebrate Mardi Gras

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter February 28, 2017

Students adorned with masks and beads filled room 1170 of Coleman Hall, and purple, gold and green streamers covered the hallway’s ceiling in celebration of Mardi Gras and Karneval. The first Mardi...

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