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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

Game night slated for Tuesday

Staff Report October 21, 2019

The homecoming committee of Eastern’s University Board will host “Who’s Got Game?” in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Tuesday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. The game...

Jan (far left) and Gary Kepley (left), owners of Kep’s Cooking, talk to BJ Fessant (right) and DJ Danny Wayne (far right), who both work for DJ Danny Wayne and Associate, before the movie “Captian Marvel” in the Greek Court parking lot Thursday evening. The Kepleys, Fessant and Wayne said they have been at different events for Eastern in the past and love coming out to them.

Students gather for UB’s movie showing

Luke Taylor, Staff Reporter August 29, 2019

University Board hosted a drive-in featuring “Captain Marvel” Thursday evening.  Before the movie began, music blared through the speakers, sporting a mix including ‘80s hits and popular ‘00s...

University Board to host 2 events this week

Staff Report March 17, 2019

The University Board will host “Pixelpalooza” on Tuesday and “The Pink Passion” on Friday. “Pixelpalooza” is a video game tournament and enters its fifth year. It is cohosted by the Gamer’s...

Members of the University Board drop a banner revealing the name of rapper Fetty Wap, who will be performing at the Spring Concert at 8 p.m. on April 21 in Lantz Arena.

Fetty Wap to be this year’s Spring Concert performer

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Associate News Editor March 22, 2018

Rapper Fetty Wap will be the performer for this year’s Spring Concert at 8 p.m. on April 21 at Lantz Arena. Members of the University Board unveiled this year’s performer during the Big Reveal Thursday...

UB to reveal Spring Concert at noon Thursday

Staff Report March 21, 2018

The performer of this year’s Spring Concert will be announced at noon Thursday in the Food Court of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The University Board will livestream the announcement...

Campfire comedy to warm up audience

Chrissy Miller, News Editor November 9, 2017

Marshmallows will not be the only things getting roasted at the University Board’s Campfire Comedy show with comedian Gibran Saleem. The comedy night is set for 7 p.m. on Friday in the 7th Street...

Performances at UB open mic night

Liz Stephens, City Reporter January 18, 2017

The Ode to 2017 an open mic night is an opportunity for students and community members to set the tone for the new year by showing off their talent. The event will kick off at 6 p.m. Wednesday at 7th...

UB will host hunger banquet, raise poverty awareness

T’Nerra Butler, Staff Reporter November 17, 2016

The topic of hunger insecurity and poverty both nationally and locally will be up for discussion at the University Board’s Appetite for Equality Oxfam Hunger Banquet. Class is in session, but instead...

Survey sparks spring concert preparation

Dominic Baima, Staff Reporter November 18, 2014

Scheduling the spring concert at Eastern is a lot of planning and balancing students needs and wants with the practicality of the budget and availability of Lantz Arena. Blake Berenz, a junior marketing...

Eastern prepares for Bright Lights, Blue City

Eastern prepares for Bright Lights, Blue City

Samantha Middendorf, Entertainment Editor October 16, 2014

Homecoming 2014 will feature a wide variety of events for students and alumni of all ages when “Bright Lights, Blue City” takes over Charleston to get Eastern in the panther spirit. Events for Homecoming...

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A Day in the Life: University Board Chair talks balancing schoolwork, jobs

Cassie Buchman, Staff Reporter October 14, 2014

Even with the Fall semester well under way and the family weekend performance behind him, the chairman of the University Board, still said he is still flooded with work to do for the semester “Homecoming...

UB shines light on Homecoming

UB shines light on Homecoming

Kevin Hall, Staff Reporter September 22, 2014

The University Board homecoming committee is planning to switch things up this year mixing old events with new events in order to give Charleston a “Bright Lights Blue City” themed homecoming starting...

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