The Daily Eastern News

Shots fired in 2400 Block of 8th Street Thursday

Staff Report

December 6, 2018

The Charleston Police Department reported shots fired in the 2400 block of 8th Street just south of campus around 6:40 p.m. More information will be added as soon as it becomes available. The initial alert was sent out throughout the campus community via Alert EIU. Officers on the scene declined to ...

1 injured after shots fired at 10th Street

Staff Report

January 31, 2018

The Charleston Police Department responded to a shots fired call at 11:59 p.m. Sunday on the 1400 block of 10th Street. One victim was identified and transported to Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, being released later with a non-life-threatening wound. The investigation into the shots fired call...

Vaccinations should not be ignored

Mace Mackiewicz, Copy Editor

September 2, 2015

When we were kids many of us feared shots and vaccines. A fear of needles is pretty common amongst people, a sharp metal object being pushed into our skin is naturally terrifying. Today it seems everywhere you look a former celebrity, a TV host or even people you know directly are saying not to vaccinate...

HERC offers free flu shots

Sharita Harris, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2014

The Health Education and Resource Center will be giving out free flu shots to all of Eastern’s campus from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday. Shots for students will be in the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union, and shots for faculty, staff and retirees will be in the...

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