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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

James JR Desco, Dead at age 24, Former student at Eastern Illinois University, Charleston Ill

Remembering Eastern student James ‘JR’ Desco

Anna Hagan, Reporter February 12, 2024

Kind, compassionate, generous. Those are just a few ways friends and family would describe James Robert Desco, or as he was better known, JR. Born Dec. 19, 1998, Desco spent most of his youth in Brookfield...

Members of Sigma Chi compete in ‘tuggs’ at the campus pond Monday afternoon. Sigma Chi lost to Delta Chi in 2 minutes, 14 seconds.

Delta Chi wins tugs round one, Phi Kappa Theta win still up in the air

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor April 3, 2017

Four fraternities faced off as they slid through the slick and wet grass Monday afternoon during this year’s Tugs Competition kick off. However, confusion flooded the area by Campus Pond due to a...

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