The Daily Eastern News

Spring Pantherpalooza set for Wednesday

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter

January 15, 2019

Student Government will host Pantherpalooza on Wednesday in the Grand Ballroom and Union Ballroom at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Pantherpalooza, which is open to all Eastern students, will start at 2 p.m. and end at 5 p.m. The event provides opportunities for students to get involved ...

VIDEO: RSOs on display at Pantherpalooza 2018

Kristen Ed and Bing Bai

August 29, 2018

Students learned about the various Registered Student Organizations Eastern has to offer at Wednesday's Pantherpalooza....

Student Spotlight: Barry Yard hopes to create Dungeons and Dragons RSO

Barry Yard, a junior music education major, is this week’s Student Spotlight. He said he hopes to create a Dungeons and Dragons RSO once he works out the details.

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter

March 26, 2018

Junior music education major Barry Yard is taking his passion for gaming and trying to make it into a registered student organization. Yard, who is considering working with the Gamer’s Guild, already has some ideas of how he plans to develop a new Dungeons and Dragons RSO. “I would like to...

Continue Homecoming spirit throughout the semester

Staff Report

October 22, 2017

Homecoming may be over but the memories created this Homecoming by passionately participating in activities with friends and family will be an integral part of many students’ college experience. For activities after the festivities of Homecoming, it takes that passion for Eastern and the dedication...

Esperanza shares culture through paletas

Jordan Boyer | The Daily Eastern News Melissa Martinez, (left), a junior chemistry major and Blanca Aragon, (middle) a senior community health major, serve paletas, or popsicles, to Pamela Padilla, a sophomore Spanish education major, outside Coleman Hal Wednesday afternoon. Martinez and Aragon are both part of the women’s empowerment registered student organization Esperanza. Esperanza raised just under $100 at the end of the sale. The money is going to help them run events in the future.

Chrissy Miller, News Editor

September 27, 2017

Along with popsicles, Esperanza, a registered student organization, brought childhood memories to campus with their Paletas Sale on Wednesday. Esperanza’s president, Blanca Avagon, said the goal of the sale was to bring a little bit of home to Latino students on campus and to inform the campus community...

Student involvement goes beyond the major

Mackenzie Freund, City Editor

November 12, 2015

Student involvement on and off campus is something that is frequently seen when people walk through Eastern campus. Some students will start a Registered Student Organization, and others will improve on some that they are already involved in. Derek Pierce, a sophomore finance and accounting major,...

AAA to educate about African-American history

 Isis Sims, a junior kinesiology and sports studies major, responds to watching the short film by Reggie Bullock, a motivation speaker, entitled ‘A War For Your Soul- Birmingham Version’. “It’s depressing to see how accurate this is,” Sims said, “we really are killing each other.”

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor

November 11, 2015

A new Registered Student Organization geared toward furthering the knowledge of African-American history has been established on campus. African-American Achievers was founded this fall by its president, Corinthian Bethel. He has been mapping out the organization for the last couple of years and...

New RSO performs through expressive arts

Students pray outside the gates at Old Main on Tuesday.  The event, sponsored by the Performing Arts for Effective Civic Education student organization, was a solidarity march from Carmen Hall to Old Main for the events in Ferguson, Mo.

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor

December 8, 2014

Connecting with students through creative expressions and performing arts is the new registered student organization — Performing Arts for Effective Civic Education. Shamerea Richards, the president of the organization, said she started the RSO one year ago as a way to impact the university and...

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