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

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Eastern to host first ‘EIU Glow Polar Plunge’

Hannah Shillo, Entertainment Reporter March 1, 2019

Panthers will be “freezin’ for a reason” Sunday night during Eastern’s first “EIU Glow Polar Plunge” near the Campus Pond.  The event begins at 7 p.m. Sunday and registration to be a plunger...

Haylee Reynolds, a freshman at Windsor High School, reacts to the cool air as she jogs out of the water during the Polar Plunge Saturday at Lake Sarah in Effingham. Reynolds said she participated because her gradmother is the Special Olympics (the event’s cause) coach in Windsor.

Volunteers ‘plunge’ for the Special Olympics

Cassie Buchman, News Editor March 5, 2017

EParticipants made a splash- and a difference- as they braved the waters of Lake Sara in Effingham for the Law Enforcement Torch Run Polar Plunge on Saturday. The funds raised from the Polar Plunge...

Polar Plunge to raise money for Special Olympics Saturday

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter March 2, 2017

It is that time of the year again, and contributors are ready to get chilly for a respectable cause. Polar Plunge will start at noon Saturday, March 4 at Lake Sara in Effingham. At Polar Plunge,...

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