The Daily Eastern News

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 constructed in Eastern’s campus, Pemberton could be considered a historical landmark. All...

Eastern’s historical roots were reduced to stump early August

Eastern’s historical roots were reduced to stump early August

Katie Smith, Online Editor

August 24, 2014

The decaying trunk of Eastern’s oldest tree was pushed past its limits when a combination of the tree’s instability and poor weather conditions caused a limb to fall at about 5 a.m. August 8 outside Old Main. Consequently, Eastern’s grounds workers spent the remainder of the day trimming the...

Tree outside Old Main to be removed for safety reasons

Bob Galuski, Editor-in-Chief

August 8, 2014

The huge bur oak tree outside of Old Main, which has been at Eastern for decades, will be removed during the next few days after limbs fell, making the tree and surrounding area unsafe. A large portion of the tree, estimated to be nearly 300 years old, broke free and fell to the ground around 5 a.m....

LEGO camp builds computer, science, math skills for area children

LEGO camp builds computer, science, math skills for area children

Amanda Wilkinson and Danielle Tadlock

June 24, 2014

LEGO camp inspires kids to use their imagination and go into a field or a career of science, mathematics or engineering. Each LEGO camp lasts four days long over the course of a week. Rick Anderson, an associate professor of mathematics and computer science, has been in charge of the LEGO ...

Old Main ‘lawn party’ to thank Charleston community

Bob Galuski, Editor-in-Chief

June 10, 2014

To help kick off the summer season, Eastern will be hosting a celebration on the lawn of Old Main Thursday. Live music, food, drinks and door prizes will all be available to the community from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Thursday. Robert Martin, the vice president for university advancement, said in a...

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