The Daily Eastern News

Students celebrate Day of the Dead with traditions, dancing, altars and food

October 31, 2017

  To honor deceased loved ones, the University Ballroom in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union was transformed into a Day of the Dead celebration, featuring traditional dances, an altar...

Homecoming celebrates its centennial year

The 1953 homecoming court rides through the streets of Charleston during the Homecoming Parade.
October 22, 2015

The first Homecoming in 1915 consisted of Chapel exercises, a football game, a parade and even a dance. There was not a Homecoming queen or king that year, which was also the same year The Daily Eastern...

Centennial Homecoming brings forth week of events

October 12, 2015

Oct. 23 to 25 marks the 100th Homecoming for Eastern with a week full of events. These events are aimed to show school spirit and appreciation. Calley Stevenson, an alumnus, said attending Homecoming...

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