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

Campus closed for fall break

Campus closed for fall break

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter October 13, 2021

Friday’s classes are canceled as this weekend is Eastern’s Fall Break, and there are going to be some changes in the hours of operation for some of the university’s dining halls and other facilities. According...

Intramural sports free for students over summer

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter June 11, 2019

The Campus Recreation Department offers a variety of intramural sports during the summer that any enrolled Eastern students can participate in for free. Faculty and staff holding Student Recreation...

Leslie Hearn, a communication disorders and sciences graduate student, walks on a treadmill Wednesday afternoon in the second floor of the Student Recreation Center.

FEATURE PHOTO: Healthy habits

Raine Zhu, Photographer May 29, 2019

Leslie Hearn, a communication disorders and sciences graduate student, walks on a treadmill Wednesday afternoon in the second floor of the Student Recreation Center. Hearn said she comes to the Rec...

Student Senate to vote on budget allocation bills

Logan Raschke, News Editor April 9, 2019

Student Senate will vote on five budget allocation bills during its Wednesday meeting. These bills detail how much money will go into the 2019-2020 budgets for University Board, the Student Recreation...

Student Recreation Center provides fitness resources for students

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter August 30, 2018

There are many opportunities to stay active while living in Charleston, especially at the Student Recreation Center on campus, which is available for each student at Eastern. Paul Noble, the facility...

Fitness instructors reflect on classes

AJ Fournier, Campus Reporter October 25, 2017

Circuit Training, Kickboxing, Power Yoga and Pilates are just some of the different Group Fitness Classes that the Student Recreation Center offers. Megan Strauss, head fitness instructor said the REC...

Christian Lohr shoots around with a basketball Friday afternoon at the Student Recreation Center.

‘You shall not pass’

Brandon Winner, Managing Editor May 22, 2017

The EIU Student Recreation Center is open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon-4 p.m. on weekends during the summer term, but not all Eastern students will receive a summer pass for the...

Student Senate hears about allocation cuts

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter March 9, 2017

The Student Senate heard about cutting allocations to the Student Recreation Center, student government and the University Board at its meeting Wednesday. Derek Pierce, student vice president for student...

Campus Recreation upgrades approved

Leon Mire, Associate News Editor March 2, 2017

The Student Senate voted to approve the release of funds for upgrades to Campus Recreation that had been suspended last year at its Wednesday meeting. The funds totaled $18,349 and included software...

Iron Panthers to show off muscles

Mallory Kutnick, Campus Reporter March 1, 2017

Months of work will come to a head for 10 students at a bodybuilding competition Saturday in the McAfee Gym. Doors will open to the annual Iron Panther Classic at 6 p.m. and the competition will begin...

Socktoberfest collects for Homeless

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor October 29, 2015

An idea sprung up while watching “Kid President” on Facebook and now Eastern has brought “Socktoberfest” to campus. The goal of this project is to collect as many socks as possible and give...

Latin American dances begin month of celebration

Cheyenne Fitzgerald, Staff Reporter September 14, 2015

Eastern students can dance their way into Latin American Heritage Month by attending a three-part series of Latin dance lessons. The sessions will start at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Student Recreation...

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