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

The Daily Eastern News

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

The Daily Eastern News

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

The Daily Eastern News

Pictured is the front of Pemberton Hall. Mark Hudson, director of housing and dining, tells stories of Easterns legendary ghost Mary Hawkins.

Pemberton Hall legends continue to flourish

Corryn Brock, News Editor October 30, 2019

While many versions of the legend of the ghost of Pemberton Hall exist, the truth behind the legend may be more interesting. As one legend has it, Mary Hawkins was restless one cold night in 1917 and...

Jobs currently available with Housing, Dining Services

Valentina Vargas, Multicultural Reporter January 14, 2019

Eastern Illinois University Housing and Dining Services is offering Eastern students jobs on campus for this spring semester. Mark Hudson, the director of housing and dining, said Housing and Dining service...

The current progression of the courtyard, as seen from the top of Lawson Hall. The courtyard is expected to be completed by May 2015.

New completion goal for new south quad courtyard

Mackenzie Freund, City Editor December 9, 2015

The original goal for the completion of a housing construction project had to be pushed because of some unavoidable delays, said Mark Hudson, director of Housing and Dining. The construction project...

Turkey shortage will not impact campus dining

Roberto Hodge, News Editor November 18, 2015

A national turkey shortage has affected 21 states because of the avian flu, which caused turkey prices to increase and the food item to be scarce on the market. More than 7 million turkeys have been...

Pemberton radiates legacy

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor October 22, 2015

With limestone resembling Old Main, Pemberton Hall’s history as an all-girl’s residence hall goes back to 1908, when it was built, and 1909, when it first opened its doors. As the second building...

Safety Walk addresses campus safety concerns

Analicia Haynes, Staff Reporter October 12, 2015

Members of the student senate and the student body walked along side administrators in the annual University Safety walk that took place at in front of Old Main Monday evening. Students and administrators...

Non-occupied floors affect halls

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor September 21, 2015

Jason Howell Two floors from Taylor Hall and one in Lawson are without residents because of renovations and a declining student body. Mark Hudson, the director of housing and dining, said there are...

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