The Daily Eastern News

FEATURE PHOTO: Unwinding at the pavilion

FEATURE PHOTO: Unwinding at the pavilion

Raine Zhu, Photographer

June 18, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Through the lens

Heather Davis, 42, and Hannah Hudson, 14, relax in the pavilion outside the Tarble Arts Center Tuesday afternoon. Davis said they come to the pavilion because it makes them feel peaceful. Hudson said they also usually bring lunch when they visit.

Great songs, playlists make a summer more enjoyable

Jessica Stewart, Columnist

June 16, 2019


Filed under Columns

Whether people are going on road trips or having cookouts in the backyard, great playlists can add so much more vibrancy and life to their experiences. My preferred summer vibe is driving at sunset with the windows down and the air dry (like the desert). My favorite bands create that exact vib...

Fashion Merchandising Camp to launch at Eastern

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

June 13, 2019


Filed under News

Fashion Merchandising Camp, a residential summer camp for high schoolers, is coming to Eastern for the first time this July. It will take place from July 7 through July 12. Peggy Brown, staff member from the School of Extended Learning, said the camp costs $499 per camper; this price includes lodging,...

FEATURE PHOTO: Mid-week studying

FEATURE PHOTO: Mid-week studying

Raine Zhu, Photographer

June 12, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Through the lens

Cheung Ho Hon, a sophomore civil engineering student at Lake Land College, studies in Booth Library Wednesday afternoon. Cheung said he is from Hong Kong and has one class this summer. He will transfer to Purdue University in the upcoming fall semester.

FEATURE PHOTO: Football at the Campus Pond

FEATURE PHOTO: Football at the Campus Pond

Raine Zhu, Photographer

June 11, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Through the lens

Karyn Baldwin (left), Courtney Prais (right), Mallory Johnson (middle) and Nora Richardson play with a football next to the Campus Pond Tuesday afternoon. Richardson is using a branch to retrieve the football back after dropping it into the water. They said they are all in the  Golden Apple Scholars...

Intramural sports free for students over summer

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2019


Filed under News

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 Center memberships are eligible to participate, too. Basketball free throws, tennis, racquetball,...

FEATURE PHOTO: Row like there’s no tomorrow

FEATURE PHOTO: Row like there’s no tomorrow

Raine Zhu, Photographer

June 10, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Through the lens

Boy Scout Troop 141, part of Charleston Wesley's ministry to youth, row kayaks at the Campus Pond Monday afternoon. Jim Coleman, a retired professor from the communication department at Eastern, said the troop meets every other Monday at Charleston Wesley United Methodist Church. He said the scouts...

Having fun in the summer can be free, affordable

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter

June 3, 2019


Filed under Columns

Summertime: the perfect opportunity to go on vacation, visit old friends or even take up a new hobby or two. Every year, I look forward to the break of the summer and the free time it allows. Though, after so long, the break can get boring, and I am ready for some fresh endeavors. This season...

UPD enforcing summer parking

Staff Report

May 14, 2019


Filed under News

Eastern’s University Police Department is enforcing parking rules and regulations over the summer, so students driving to school still need to purchase permits to avoid receiving citations. UPD is enforcing the summer parking Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to...

Special hours in effect over summer

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

May 13, 2019


Filed under News

Many popular and important resources on Eastern’s campus have special hours over the summer. Hours for these services and resources change in the summer months because of reduced student traffic. Only the University Court Apartments are available for students who are completing summer courses...

Despite past years, this summer is hopeful

Megan Keane, Columnist

April 10, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinions

If you’re anything like me and my suitemates, you’re stretching toward the summer the way a sunflower grows toward the sun. The end of the semester is so close, I can barely concentrate on what all has to be completed in these final weeks because I’m so centered on being done. I enjoy all my classes,...

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