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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

Amauryanna Mann, a senior business management major, poses for the judges at Femi Usikalu’s, a senior digital media major, modeling audition event in McAfee Gym Thursday night. The participants would pick a song of their choice and walk down the “runway” towards the judges while posing along the way.

THROUGH THE LENS: Couture modeling

Ashanti Thomas, Photo Editor December 9, 2021

Homecoming Court to be announced at coronation

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter October 15, 2017

The ROARlty coronation ceremony will kick off homecoming week at 7 p.m. Oct. 16 in the McAfee Gym. The coronation will involve the crowning of Homecoming King and Queen, Prince and Princess, as well...

Analicia Haynes | The Daily Eastern News
I take pride (in my writing). I wouldnt call myself a rapper, Im just into that type of music and I enjoy writing. Its like my hobby,” said Briana Wesley, who goes by the stage name Mocha Bee. Wesley performed one of her original songs during the EIU Got Talent show on Saturday.
Wesley said she writes poems in her free time, which evolve into song lyrics that she performs as raps. She said this song was the most developed out of all her poems.

Performers, audience members show that ‘EIU’s Got Talent’

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor September 24, 2017

Cell phone flash lights illuminated McAfee Gym Saturday night during EIU's Got Talent after rapper Mo the Poet asked the audience to shut off the florescent yellow lights and turn the gym into “a...

Dance and cheer teams to hold tryouts

Rachel Benda, Contributing Writer April 27, 2017

  The Pink Panthers dance team and Eastern’s cheer team will hold tryouts for the 2017-2018 school year on Saturday at McAfee Gym. The cheer tryouts will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and...

Greek Week will kick off with Airband

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter March 30, 2017

  The annual Airband dance competition will start Greek Week in style 7 p.m. Friday in McAfee Gym. All of Eastern’s sororities and fraternities can participate, with some teams practicing...

UPD, CPD collaborate for active shooter response training

Leon Mire, Associate News Editor March 19, 2017

The University Police Department and Charleston Police Department used McAfee Gym Tuesday and Thursday over spring break to train officers for active shooter scenarios. Brett Compton, patrol officer...

Iron Panthers to show off muscles

Mallory Kutnick, Campus Reporter March 1, 2017

Months of work will come to a head for 10 students at a bodybuilding competition Saturday in the McAfee Gym. Doors will open to the annual Iron Panther Classic at 6 p.m. and the competition will begin...

Demarco Owens, a sophomore family and consumer sciences major, John Becker, a senior family and consumer sciences major and Kyle Callahan, a freshman Kinesiology and Sports Studies major represent Weller Hall while awaiting the next question for the history portion of the ROC Fest Trivia Contest.

ROC Fest kicks off with student trivia contest

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter September 27, 2016

Marissa Damore, junior family and consumer science major, organized a trivia contest Tuesday night in the McAfee Gym that kicked of the 2016 Residents on Campus Fest. The ROC Fest is the biggest program...

Amie Hansen, creator and president of the EIU Blue Crew, claps along with other students and staff during Yell Like Hell on Oct. 24, 2014 in the McAffee Gym.

Yell Like Hell to raise school spirit

Luis Martinez, Entertainment Editor October 21, 2015

Yell Like Hell is a traditional pep rally held every year in conjunction with Homecoming, and like the other events of the week, it will incorporate a decade subtheme, being the 1990s and early 2000s. The...

Homecoming voting experiences issues

Sydney Edwards, Copy Editor October 7, 2015

The 2015 Homecoming voting process began Monday but closed Wednesday evening; however, for some students the process was delayed because of technical difficulties. Those who experienced these difficulties...

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