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The Daily Eastern News

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

Photo submitted by Faith Davies, a redshirt senior majoring in organizational development.

Davies gives back to community through soccer

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor February 15, 2023

It all started in third grade for Eastern’s women’s redshirt senior goalkeeper Faith Davies.   Davies’ granny and nana and other members of her family set the precedent of giving back to the...

65 service opportunities available in February

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor February 6, 2020

There are 65 one-time volunteer opportunities for Eastern students in February, and spots are still available for the Charleston Transitional Facility programming and the Farm to Table program Thursday...

Volunteers needed for One Stop Community Christmas

Staff Report December 1, 2019

More than 1,000 volunteers are needed for the One Stop Community Christmas, which will take place on Dec. 14 at Lake Land College’s West Building. Renee Fonner, promotion director at Cromwell Radio,...

College 101: How to start volunteering

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor August 21, 2019

Students looking to give their free time to the community can go to the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism, located on the third floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union, for volunteering...

Eastern runner in familiar place at state track meet

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor May 19, 2019

If it were during the academic year, he probably would have been on the other side of the starting blocks. Even then, he actually may not be using the blocks, seeing as how he runs middle distance events...

400 volunteers expected at Panther Service Day

Valentina Vargas, Multicultural Reporter April 4, 2019

Directors from the Civic Engagement and Volunteerism said this Panther Service Day on Saturday will be the largest one they have had with about 400 students volunteering. Crystal Brown, the assistant...

Volunteering comes with all kinds of benefits

Staff Editorial March 6, 2019

Everyone should volunteer at least once. Volunteerism is a good thing all around, and it really does make an enormous difference. Crystal Brown, assistant director of the Office of Civic Engagement and...

Registration now open for 10th annual MLK Jr. Day of Service

Logan Raschke, News Editor January 15, 2019

Students can register online to volunteer for Eastern’s 10th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. It is set for Monday with check-in at 2:45 p.m. at the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther...

Families have opportunity to make blankets to give back this weekend

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief September 20, 2018

Students and their families will have the opportunity to give back to the community during this year’s Family Weekend by volunteering for one of two different events on Saturday. Beth Gillespie, the...

Volunteer opportunities available in Charleston community

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter August 30, 2018

The Eastern Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism offers several programs for students who feel the desire to get involved with the Charleston community. With programs happening an average of six...

200 volunteers expected for Panther Service Day

Mays Omar, Contributing Writer March 26, 2018

About 200 students are set to help out at the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism’s final service opportunity of the semester. Panther Service Day is set for April 7 and check-in for participants...

Feel good by volunteering

Staff Editorial February 27, 2018

We at The Daily Eastern News have a secret to share with you: It feels good to do good. Too often we see that there is still a need to fill the spots that are remaining with all of the volunteer...

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