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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

RHA Carnival shows residence halls’ personalities

Corryn Brock, News Editor September 29, 2019

Residence Halls had games and activities for students and their families to participate in at the RHA Carnival Sept. 27 to kick off Family Weekend Amanda Wright, a sophomore psychology major and Andrews...

Eastern’s residence halls see upgrades

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter July 19, 2019

In addition to regularly scheduled summer maintenance, several of Eastern's residence halls have received improvements since the end of the spring semester in May. Mark Hudson, director of University...

What to know before leaving for spring break

Valentina Vargas, Multicultural Reporter March 6, 2019

•  Residence Halls and Greek Court will close except for Lincoln, Stevenson, Douglas and Thomas Halls on Friday, March 8 at 8 p.m. •  The Residence Halls and Greek Court will re-open on Sunday,...

Residence Halls to host super bowl viewings

BreAnna Celestin, Contributing Writer January 31, 2019

With Super Bowl Sunday approaching, several events will be available for students who live on campus, including a Super Bowl-themed meal at Thomas Hall Dining on Feb. 3 at 5 p.m. Mark Hudson, the director...

Shakria Williams, a freshman majoring in special education who was a part of Lawson Hall, uses a straw to get Skittles into a bowl at the ROCFest obstacle course Tuesday.

Members of residence halls bond at ROCFest obstacle course

Valentina Vargas, Staff Reporter September 26, 2018

While people waited for the Movie Premier Obstacle Course Tuesday afternoon to be set up for the Residents On Campus Fest, the students competing played an ice breaker together. Jovan William, the...

New, long-time RAs discuss 1st week of school

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter August 27, 2018

Resident assistants throughout Eastern’s campus have just finished their first week on their floor with their new residents. Natalie Fadden is a junior communications disorder major and a second-year...

Lawson Hall residents strengthen friendship through intramurals

Rachel Stanevich, Contributing Writer March 5, 2018

Through intramural sports, the residents of Lawson Hall’s seventh floor have been able to form a connection and become closer. After living on the same floor, the men got to know one another and became...

Housing and Dining gives budget overview to CUPB

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief November 5, 2017

Mark Hudson, director of Housing and Dining, gave a rundown of the department’s financial situation to the Council on University Planning and Budgeting at its Friday meeting. Because there are less...

Faculty Senate to see proposal to rename Douglas Hall

Staff Report September 5, 2017

The Faculty Senate will review a proposal to consider renaming Douglas Hall, submitted by Professor Chris Hanlon, a former Eastern professor who now teachers at Arizona State University, at its meeting...

Yarely Robledo, a new freshman, watches several students unload their cars in front of Andrews Hall Thursday during move-in day while her younger sister Nataly asks her a question. Robledo said she is nervous about starting college but is ready for the new experience. Her father, Filibento Robledo, said she is the first daughter to go to college and even though it is sad to see her go, he said it was time.

Move-In emotional day for students, parents

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-Chief August 20, 2017

Eastern’s campus buzzed with activity Thursday as students were busy moving in and getting settled for the new year. Panther Prowl leaders and Panther Pals helped students unload their luggage and...

Eastern named Institution of the Year by IRHA

Staff Report November 27, 2016

  Eastern was named the 2016 Institution of the Year by the Illinois Residence Hall Association. According to a press release, “this award is the highest honor an IRHA member school can attain.” To...

ROCFest boat race returns to Campus Pond

Chrissy Miller, Staff Reporter September 28, 2016

“Residents On Campus Festival” is already in full swing, as the residence halls prepare for the annual boat race set for 5:30 p.m. today at the Campus Pond. Nick Bamert, president of the Residence...

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