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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

Three different commencement speakers gave speeches during the graduation ceremony for the Eastern Illinois University Class of 2022 Saturday afternoon in Lantz Arena. Representing the Lumpkin College of Business and Technology Marie Koch delivered her speech during the first ceremony. Representing the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Jerimiah Boyd-Johnson presented his speech at the second ceremony. Representing the College of Education, MaryAnn Catt and Esperanza Murillo gave their speeches during the last ceremony.

Looking back at the 2021-2022 academic year

News Staff May 7, 2022

  As the semester ends and spring commencement is over, here is a look back at the 2021-2022 academic year: August The fall semester kicked off with move-in, First Night and Quakin' in the...

THROUGH THE LENS: The News year in photos

THROUGH THE LENS: The News’ year in photos

The News December 31, 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, the staff of The Daily Eastern News invites you to look back at the year through our lens. January February March April May June July August September   October November December   Happy...

University Board to take Panthers “Back in Time”

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor August 16, 2017

Three months worth of planning and hours of preparation will fall into place this weekend as the University Board unveils the annual welcome back weekend festivities. This year’s theme is called “Panthers...


Students gather for Quakin’ in the Quad

Janet Pernell, Multicultural reporter August 21, 2016

Students geared up with vests and laser guns to compete in a round of laser tag at Saturday night’s Quakin’ in the Quad. Although there were many activities they could choose, many students...

Video: Roundup of first weekend events

Tony Komada, Online producer August 24, 2015

As students populated the Eastern campus, so did the numerous first weekend events. From Up all Night to First Night, students got excited about going back to college or starting their new education path.

Roberto Hodge | The Daily Eastern News

James Rhea, one of the workers for A Moon Jump 4-U instructs students about riding the zipline.

Zip line worker gets students to take their leap of faith

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor August 24, 2014

Standing at 30 feet in the air, with a 220-foot ride down is the longest mobile zip- line in the world. With enthusiasm, James Rhea, the owner’s son, coaxed people to make the jump or step all the...

Quakin in the Quad attracts students of all ages

Quakin’ in the Quad attracts students of all ages

Samantha Middendorf, Entertainment Editor August 24, 2014

Students gathered in the South Quad Saturday night for Quakin’ in the Quad –“The Panther Games: Catching the Blue Blaze” to eat, socialize and enjoy inflatable games. Attractions included a...

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