The Daily Eastern News

National Guard students talk Veterans Day

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2019

Veterans Day is being commemorated all over the country as well as at Eastern, where student National Guard members have various opinions on the holiday. Mackenzie Maslowski, a junior psychology major and Illinois Army National Guard soldier, said Veterans Day provides an opportunity to pay homage t...

EIU Wind Symphony to perform Veteran’s Day salute

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor

November 8, 2019

Veterans and active military members will be celebrated by the EIU Wind Symphony Friday at 7:30 p.m. in the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The annual Veteran’s Day concert is called “Call to Duty: A Veteran’s Day Salute” and is open to the public. Tickets can be purchased in th...

FEATURE PHOTO: Memorial Day ceremony

Members of Boy Scout Troop 141 march in honor of those who died in military service during the Memorial Day ceremony at Roselawn Cemetery.

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

May 27, 2019

Members of Boy Scout Troop 141 march in honor of those who died in military service during the Memorial Day ceremony at Roselawn Cemetery. The troop marched with comrades of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1592 during the ceremony as well and placed a commemorative wreath at the memorial. The...

Booth Library exhibit to feature veterans’ service-related tattoos

Rodney Rote Jr., a senior music performance major, sets up the exhibit

Staff Report

January 22, 2018

East Central Illinois veterans and their service-related tattoos will be displayed in Booth Library’s latest exhibit, “Designs of Duty.” This exhibit can be seen at the library from Jan. 22 through May 11. According to a press release, “Designs of Duty” tell the stories of seven military...

Veterans Day ceremony to honor veterans, families

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

November 7, 2017

Eastern’s Veterans Day ceremony will honor not only veterans, but also those who support them at 10:30 a.m. on Friday in Old Main’s Cougill Foyer. Jennifer Sipes, the special assistant to the vice president for student affairs, said the ceremony is a part of Eastern’s history. “It’s a...

Booth Library to feature veteran related-service tattoo exhibit

Valentina Vargas, Contributing Writer

September 17, 2017

Almost a year ago, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign had a veteran tattoo-service exhibit named Symbols of Service. This upcoming spring semester, the Booth Library will be showcasing a similar exhibit named Design of Duty. Elizabeth M. Heldebrandt, Public Relations Director, said she is...

MIA table honors fallen soldiers

A table in the University Union’s Bridge Lounge was set up Monday to honor POWs, MIAs, and others who have fallen in service.

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

November 9, 2015

A plate, with a lemon wedge and salt to signify the loss of veterans, sat on the table of the bridge lounge in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. A wineglass was inverted to show that the soldier would not be present and the candle, which was unable to be lit because of university regulations...

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.