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

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

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The 2021 Homecoming Court.  Homecoming Coronation held Monday night in the MLK Union Grand Ballroom.

Homecoming Court crowned Monday night

Rege'nte Myers, Contributing Writer October 18, 2021

Eastern’s 2021 Homecoming Royalty was announced and coronated on Monday night. The 2021 Homecoming Queen is Jacqueline Williams, a senior majoring in kinesiology. Williams is also the Student...

The Panther Marching Band performs its pregame and halftime shows before the first awards ceremony on Saturday evening at O’Brien Field during the PMB Festival. During the PMB Festival, there was a rain delay that pushed back performance times for large high school bands by 45 minutes. The PMB later performed its pregame and halftime show, which included songs from the rock band “Queen,” around 10 p.m. before presenting awards to high school bands.

FEATURE PHOTO: Performing while the field is still dry

Karina Delgado, Assistant Photo Editor October 6, 2019

The Panther Marching Band performs its pregame and halftime shows before the first awards ceremony on Saturday evening at O’Brien Field during the PMB Festival. During the PMB Festival, there was a...

Allison Oates, representative of Lincoln Hall and the NACWC, approaches center stage to receive her crown at the coronation event Monday evening.

Homecoming royalty crowned at coronation

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief October 16, 2017

Cheers and chants filled McAfee Gym as students watched their friends and fellow organization members get a place on Eastern’s 2017 Homecoming Court during Coronation Monday night. Allison Oates,...

Homecoming Court elections begin

Staff Report October 2, 2017

Online elections for 2017 Homecoming royalty are now open. All currently enrolled Eastern students may log in to Panthermail to cast their vote. Each student is only allowed to vote once. Nominees...

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Paisley Adams, a senior spansih major overcame her struggles with microaggressions to discover a newfound convidence.

Student finds comfort in her own skin at EIU

Dillan Schorfheide, Contributing Writer April 24, 2017

Though Paisley Adams, a senior Spanish major, is confident in her skin now, even competing in the Miss Black EIU pageant, she had trouble finding her identity as a black woman growing up. Paisley said...

Homecoming voting experiences issues

Sydney Edwards, Copy Editor October 7, 2015

The 2015 Homecoming voting process began Monday but closed Wednesday evening; however, for some students the process was delayed because of technical difficulties. Those who experienced these difficulties...

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