The Daily Eastern News

FEATURE PHOTO: Late-night watercolor

FEATURE PHOTO: Late-night watercolor

Raine Zhu, Photographer

July 18, 2019

Graduate art education students paint watercolor in room 2690 at the Doudna Fine Arts Center Wednesday night. Tara Gorris (right) said the graduate students take online classes during spring and fall semesters but need to finish two classes on campus during the summer semester; this is their weeklong...

FEATURE PHOTO: Spin those flags

FEATURE PHOTO: Spin those flags

Raine Zhu, Photographer

July 11, 2019

Students in the Adventure Flag and Camp Rifle Clinic from Smith Walbridge Clinics practice color guarding at the South Quad Wednesday evening. Sydney Harris, an instructor at Smith Walbridge Clinics, said students are dispersed into different groups for color guard based on individual experience. Harris...

FEATURE PHOTO: Playing pickleball with a pal

FEATURE PHOTO: Playing pickleball with a pal

Raine Zhu, Photographer

July 9, 2019

Olivia Bommelje, a graduate from the Charleston High School Class of 2019, plays pickleball with a friend at the tennis court next to Andrew Hall Tuesday afternoon. Bommelje said she will attend the University of Missouri and major in engineering.

FEATURE PHOTO: Summer science

FEATURE PHOTO: Summer science

Raine Zhu, Photographer

July 9, 2019

Hongshan He (left), a chemistry professor, instructs Beibei Liu, a research assistant, on how to use a spin coater in the Physical Sciences Building Monday afternoon. Liu said she joined the summer research program during spring semester. Liu said she works five to six hours per day and five days...

Summertime makes great occasion for travel

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter

July 8, 2019

I have fond memories of my family piling into the minivan and taking cross country road trips during summer vacation. Between the luggage, blankets, gear and cooler of food, we were packed in like sardines. With the passing of time, obviously comes change and innovation. Not a lot of families...

FEATURE PHOTO: Unwinding at the pavilion

FEATURE PHOTO: Unwinding at the pavilion

Raine Zhu, Photographer

June 18, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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