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

Legion of Valor Cross awarded to Eastern cadet during Veterans Day service

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor November 12, 2017

It all started with a desire to help people. That is what Joseph Winkler, an Eastern Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet said Friday morning after receiving The Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for...

Major Roy Waldhoff,a rappel master, encourages Ruth McMullen, a freshman JROTC student from Richland County High School, who was afraid to rappel off the side of Klehm Hall Friday afternoon during the ROTC rappelling training event. I felt like I couldnt do it and I was nervous, MCMullen said. But when everyone was clapping for me, I felt like I could do it. After some coaxing and words of encouragement, McMullen rappelled her way down to the mat below. She said it was her first time doing so and her first time at Eastern.

Cadets try their hand at rappelling

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor September 17, 2017

Emotions and suspense lingered on the side of Klehm Hall Friday as students and ROTC cadets fastened their ropes and tightened their helmets as they headed to the top of the building for the annual rappelling...

Week long events to honor veterans

Lynnsey Veach, Staff Reporter November 9, 2015

The Military Student Assistance Center will be hosting a variety of events this week to honor veterans, inviting civilians to acknowledge people who have or are currently serving their country. The...

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