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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

Jessica Nantes, a senior TV and video production major plays pickleball with her sister and friends and at the outside Lantz Arena tennis courts Tuesday evening.

COLUMN: Pickleball is fun

Patrick Schmitz, Sports Reporter February 3, 2024

One sport that many people seem to not understand how it can be fun is pickleball. It has a weird name, and many people look at it as just tennis. However, pickleball is so much fun if you just try...

Student Senate approves RSOs for pickleball, beekeeping, Nigerian students

Student Senate approves RSOs for pickleball, beekeeping, Nigerian students

Katja Benz, Student Government Reporter September 15, 2022

The Student Senate approved three new Registered Student Organizations, RSOs, aimed to help students make a change environmentally, Nigerian students to have a community on campus and a pickleball club...

Olivia Bommelje, a graduate from the Charleston High School Class of 2019, plays pickleball with a friend at the tennis court next to Andrew Hall Tuesday afternoon. Bommelje said she will attend the University of Missouri and major in engineering.

FEATURE PHOTO: Playing pickleball with a pal

Raine Zhu, Photographer July 9, 2019

Olivia Bommelje, a graduate from the Charleston High School Class of 2019, plays pickleball with a friend at the tennis court next to Andrew Hall Tuesday afternoon. Bommelje said she will attend the University...

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