The Daily Eastern News

Move-In Day 2018: Learning to say goodbye

Move-In Day 2018: Learning to say goodbye

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter

August 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

A box slid off her precarious structure as Rachel Mette dove to make sure nothing got broken in the fall. Rachel Mette, accompanied by her mother, father and brother, walked into her new home for the first time and prepared to say goodbye. She, along with many other freshmen and transfer students...

Video: Students move in to EIU

Video: Students move in to EIU

August 16, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Online, Showcase

Students and their families unload their belongings Thursday at Eastern's move-in day.

Stay hopeful, confident this year

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

August 15, 2018


Filed under Back to Campus, Columns, Opinions, Special Sections

As you say goodbye to your parents, and maybe even siblings or significant others, and move in to a new life at Eastern, remember one thing: stay strong. I am sure a lot of you were ready to leave the nest and be on your own, but shortly you will realize that you will miss home and the comfort of the peo...

Move-In emotional day for students, parents

Move-In emotional day for students, parents

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-Chief

August 20, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Eastern’s campus buzzed with activity Thursday as students were busy moving in and getting settled for the new year. Panther Prowl leaders and Panther Pals helped students unload their luggage and move into their rooms, guiding traffic and answering questions throughout the day. Michaela Viernum,...

Panthers move into their new homes

Panthers move into their new homes
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Abbey Whittington, Associate News Editor

August 21, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Students around Eastern had a busy day Thursday as they moved into their new homes for the year. Panther Pals and resident assistants were on hand to help students and their families move in on their big day. Austin Van Pelt, a sophomore communication studies major, was one of the many Panther...

Video: Move-in day 2015

Video: Move-in day 2015

Tony Komada, Online producer

August 21, 2015


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase

Students began moving into residence halls on August 20, 2015. The day was cooler than usual, peaking in the lower 80s, allowing for students and parents to move in without breaking too much of a sweat. Many families said the move in process was simple and efficient, despite the overwhelming number of...

Student Government to alter First Night kick off traditions

Student Government to alter First Night kick off traditions

Jarad Jarmon, Associate News Editor

August 20, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

First Night, Eastern’s yearly back-to-school tradition to kick off the new school year, will not include the pre-show, which was part of the performance in previous years. Student Body President Reggie Thedford said it was removed from the schedule because many people do not come until after the...

UB to host events for students’ first weekend

UB to host events for students’ first weekend

Samantha Middendorf, Entertainment Editor

August 20, 2014


Filed under News

Despite the hustle and bustle of move-in weekend, new and returning students can find time for entertainment and relaxation at events put on by the University Board. Each year, UB holds the new student mixer, Up All Nite and Quakin’ in the Quad to recognize the first weekend that students come back...

Gateway Program Hosts Move-In Event

Gateway Program Hosts Move-In Event

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor

August 20, 2014


Filed under News

Amid the heat and humidity, members of many organizations set aside their phones and free time to help the students in Eastern’s Gateway Program move into their respective residence halls Tuesday morning. Gateway is a program designed to allow students into Eastern who do not meet the required le...

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