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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

Cameron Brown, a junior physical science major, ties blankets with fellow members of Alpha Phi Sorority during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday afternoon in the University Ballroom. Brown said she thinks it is important to give back to the community.

Eastern honors MLK with Day of Service

Adriana Hernadez-Santana, Junior Feature Editor January 18, 2023

The Martin Luther King Jr. University Union hosted a presentation and blanket making event in the University Union Ballroom to learn about the history of the Civil Rights Movement while giving back to...

Eastern to close in honor of MLK Jr. Day

Staff Report January 16, 2020

There will be no classes on Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. In addition to no classes, Stevenson Grill, Stevenson Tower Deli and Taylor Dining Hall will be closed for the day. Thomas Dining...

Special hours in effect over summer

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter May 13, 2019

Many popular and important resources on Eastern’s campus have special hours over the summer. Hours for these services and resources change in the summer months because of reduced student traffic. Only...

Alpha Phi Alpha helps Hurricane Harvey victims

Jakira Smith, Contributing Writer September 12, 2017

After hearing about the hurricane that took place in Houston, the men of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity wanted to do more for their fellow Americans. Alpha Phi Alpha is hosting a toiletry drive for the...

Free flu shots available in the Union

Lauren Graham, Staff Reporter October 12, 2015

Eastern Health Services and the Coles County Health Department are having free flu shots for students, faculty, staff, and retirees at 9 a.m. in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Ballroom Union, Wednesday. The...

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