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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

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...

Katie Smith | The Daily Eastern News 

Jason Schafer, an Eastern grounds worker, throws part of the bur oak tree into a wood-chipper outside Old Main August 8.

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...

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...

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,...

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....

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