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


New student workers talk about their experience

Marcus Curtis, Staff Reporter

Summer time for students can mean vacation away from classes and for summer extended classes for the summer. For other students the summer time means working for the dining hall. Every summer, summer camps come to eastern to use its facilities for their program. Among the facilities used are the dining...  Read More »

July 23, 2016 • 0 comments

Students enjoy ‘Pokémon Go’ craze, UPD emphasizes safety

Sam Fishel, Staff Reporter

Pokémon Go has become one of the most popular mobile games in the United States this month, and players in the Charleston area are enjoying the game on Eastern’s campus. Since its July 6 release in the U.S., Pokémon Go has been one of the most popular mobile apps in the country with more daily users than Twitter, according to Apple. In the game, players explore their environment usi...  Read More »

July 21, 2016 • 0 comments

Music department hosting annual music camp

Sam Fishel, Staff Reporter

Eastern Music Camp is taking place on Eastern’s campus this week, with students from across the state taking part in training and clinics to improve their music skills. From July 17-23, 288 junior high and high school-aged students will be on campus to hone their skills in several different areas,...  Read More »

July 20, 2016 • 0 comments

Council places liquor updates on file

Jason Howell, Editor-in-Chief

Establishments that serve alcohol might soon be able to hire 16 and 17-year-olds after the City Council placed updates to two sections of the city’s alcohol code on file for public inspection. This change comes about after Mayor Brandon Combs said numerous restaurants approached him saying they could...  Read More »

July 19, 2016 • 0 comments

Council to take action on alcohol and tobacco ordinances

July 18, 2016

The City Council will be taking action on amending numerous ordinances relating to alcohol at its meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. Sixteen and 17-year-olds would be...  Read More »

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Bennett shines on senior day, Eastern splits with SEMO

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

It was an emotional week for Eastern’s seniors leading up to this weekend, and for Kylie Bennett, it had a happy ending. “I really...  Read More »

May 8, 2016 • 0 comments

Bennett, Markowski homer in 4-3 win in series opener

May 7, 2016

The Eastern softball team continued its Ohio Valley Conference dominance with a win against Southeast Missouri Saturday afternoon at Williams Field. The...  Read More »

Softball set to wrap up regular season at home

May 6, 2016

The Eastern softball team will play its final regular season series this weekend at home before heading to the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Wednesday. The...  Read More »

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Tugs champions emerge after final rounds

An intensive week of Tugs culminated Friday and Saturday when three teams walked away with the coveted first place titles in this year’s “The Endless...  Read More »

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Editorial: Hey Springfield, enough is enough

Staff Editorial

A war is being fought on the soil of our very own state. Some living within the borders may have so far escaped the bloodshed. Others absolutely have not. On one side of the...  Read More »

June 29, 2016 • 1 comment

Baseball has potential to be a better team

April 28, 2016

The Eastern baseball team has struggled to improve off of last years’ 13-36 overall record, but so many games this season could have gone...  Read More »

Editorial: Appreciate, help take care of the Earth

April 22, 2016

Earth Day is today, and it is important for everybody to take an interest in it. At The Daily Eastern News, we encourage everyone in the...  Read More »

Column: Don’t let fear hold you back

April 22, 2016

They always say “never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game,” and boy are they right. It also goes for the...  Read More »

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The Verge

“GORE” not what to expect 

Abbey Whittington, Entertainment Editor

When I first heard my favorite band would be coming out with their new album, “GORE,” I was enthralled. I was so excited and ready for a new melodic collection of al...  Read More »

April 28, 2016 • 0 comments

Mobile food pantry rolling in for final service day

April 28, 2016

ACTs celebration to bring peace to campus

April 28, 2016

Cochren & Company to perform ‘backwoods Motown’

April 21, 2016

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