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Student Responses to Review Topic: What To Do For Fun
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  • Mariam from Nigeria
  • Aug-09-2017 I am a current student here

    There are always events happening on campus with different groups putting on different activities. The town also has things for students to do. There are various places to go to for food or just to hang out.

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  • Jaime from Chicago, IL
  • Jul-18-2017 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    In the school campus, there's a bowling alley where students can bowl for only $1, in addition there's of course the rec center with ping pong tables and gyms and pool tables and etc. Outside of the school, there are several very large parks/forest preserves where any number of activities can be done from hunting to fishing to hiking to biking or running. Outside of the campus there are also arcades and movie theatres. It wont be difficult to find fun around EIU.

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  • hudson
  • Jun-20-2017 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    get involved learn about your community

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  • Brooke from St. Joseph, IL
  • Feb-13-2017 I am a current student here

    Join greek life or a school club. I would say even start a club with people if you can't find one you like. When it come's to fun things to do around Charleston, there aren't many options. There is Fox Ridge State Park and many pizza places. If you want to do anything like see a movie or go shopping at a clothing store you must drive to Mattoon which is about ten miles away.

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  • Olivia from Minonk, IL
  • Dec-21-2016 I am a current student here

    Morton Park is within walking distance from campus, and my friends and I frequently eat lunch there when the weather is nice. There are plenty of campus activities to take part in as well, such as football games, showings of movies, and intramural sports.

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  • Jaileen from Chicago, IL
  • Nov-02-2016 I am a current student here

    Eastern has many activities and clubs to join around on campus as well as many job opportunities as well. We also activities in the gym that you could join if you're not interested in clubs, but enjoying exercising. There are also some restaurants and malls that are 20 minutes away from campus and if you don't have a car, we have a panther shuttle to take you there.

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  • Brianna from Sherman, IL
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    There are lots of opportunities to be involved in the RSO's on campus. There are movies in the Union, bowling, and billiards. Charleston's community works with the University to have events such as 5Ks.

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  • Helen from Chicago, IL
  • Dec-29-2014 I am a current student here

    There aren't a lot of amenities on campus, which makes students susceptible to seeping into a lifestyle of boredom. Finding clubs, volunteer-ships, internships, and other organizations to be a part of is essential because it builds familiarity of the campus, students, and future careers.

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  • Makenzie
  • Sep-20-2014 I am a current student here

    Charleston is a boring town, let's just be honest. Most of the students complain about this all the time and usually just go end up partying and getting drunk every weekend! Not the type of atmosphere for me.

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  • Ellie
  • May-26-2014 I am a current student here

    There's not a whole lot to do in Charleston, but you can always find something to do with your friends!

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