The Daily Eastern News

Students share plans for holiday break

Allison Little, Staff Reporting

December 4, 2019

Winter break is coming, and students have a lot of plans for how to spend their time off.  Kareemah Martin, a senior television and video production major, said her plans were to just chill at home as much as possible.  “I am going to sleep every single day that I possibly can; I am going to sleep,” Marti...

FEATURE PHOTO: Studying up before finals

FEATURE PHOTO: Studying up before finals

Mackenzie Graham, Photographer

December 3, 2019

Chyna Edwards, a freshman biological sciences major, revises her essay for her Women and Gender Studies class in Booth Library on Tuesday afternoon.

FEATURE PHOTO: Working after Thanksgiving break

FEATURE PHOTO: Working after Thanksgiving break

Elizabeth Wood, Photo Editor

December 1, 2019

Mylissa Greenawalt, a sophomore special education major, gives two customers their pizza at Charleston’s Pizza Hut Sunday afternoon. Greenawalt said she stayed in Charleston during Thanksgiving break to work at Pizza Hut. 

FEATURE PHOTO: Moving toward the end of fall semester

FEATURE PHOTO: Moving toward the end of fall semester

Elizabeth Wood, Photo Editor

December 1, 2019

Piper Sardinha, a sophomore finance major, puts her bags onto a luggage cart as she begins to move back into her room on Sunday afternoon at Andrews hall. She said she enjoyed the Thanksgiving break because she could sleep in.

FEATURE PHOTO: Hot chocolate, cold weather

FEATURE PHOTO: Hot chocolate, cold weather

Elizabeth Wood, Photo Editor

November 19, 2019

Caroline Baumket, a freshman history major, talks to a student senator during the “Baby it's Finals Outside," organized by the Student Senate, in Coleman Hall on Tuesday afternoon. Baumket said the pamphlets the student senators handed out were helpful, and the hot chocolate was nice since it was cold out...

Student body president reflects on time at Eastern

Corryn Brock, News Editor

November 8, 2019

The first semester of Student Body President Carson Gordon’s term is nearing an end as well as her time as an undergraduate at Eastern. Gordon, a Mattoon native, is a senior political science major with two minors in pre-law and Spanish. Gordon came to Eastern in 2017 following her high school g...

McCleery ‘twirls’ her way toward graduation

McCleery ‘twirls’ her way toward graduation

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor

November 3, 2019

Cassie McCleery has a decision to make: to continue her competitive baton twirling for the last year or to focus on her future career in teaching. The senior family and consumer sciences major with a focus in education and only twirler in the Panther Marching Band started twirling 16 years ago. She...

Students sing, dance, recite poems at open mic night

Bre Celestin, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2019

Eastern's Black Student Union kicked off its BSU week by hosting an open mic night in Seventh Street Underground of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Monday night. Eastern students came to present their songs, dances and recite poems. Trinity Hudson, a junior majoring in psychology...

FEATURE PHOTO: Got pie?

FEATURE PHOTO: Got pie?

Justin Richards, Photographer

October 21, 2019

Joshua Grostlin (front), a college student affairs graduate student, and Kurt Ness (behind), a college student affairs graduate student, get pied in a face during the Rush Hour event for homecoming week. 

STAFF EDITORIAL: Attend homecoming week events

Staff Editorial

October 21, 2019

This is a big week for Eastern as we celebrate homecoming with all the school spirit we can possibly have. What we at The Daily Eastern News want to stress to the rest of the students and faculty is that it is highly important to get involved with homecoming festivities. Of course, the big homecoming gam...

Get out there, go to more concerts

Jaidyn Yarber, Columnist

October 21, 2019

Blaring speakers, blinding lights, and a crowd full of faces. A good concert exposes you to all of this and the promise of an unforgettable time. In my opinion, the experience of live music is so worth it. It gives you the opportunity to see your favorite artists, while blending into a crowd and feeling th...

Open house showcases Eastern to prospective students

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor

October 14, 2019

Potential future panthers learned about what Eastern offers at the open house Monday. Students began checking in at 8 a.m. in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Mya Roberts, sophomore history education major, and Shannon Rahn, sophomore psychology major, worked together at the check-in table providing stu...

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