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

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

The Daily Eastern News

Runners participate in the Toddler Trot on the OBrien Stadium football field 50-yard line during the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center Races for all Paces event Saturday morning.
Running for a cause: Sarah Bush Lincoln ready for annual races
Aidan Cusack, Editor-In-Chief • May 31, 2024

Sarah Bush Lincoln will be hosting its 16th annual Races for all Paces event on the morning of Saturday, June 1. Hundreds of people will flood the...

Cicadas shells collect on mature tree just west of Eastern Illinois University campus, 
 May 8 2011 Charleston, Ill.
Cicadas swarm state track meet
Aidan Cusack, Editor-In-Chief • May 26, 2024

Katy Hasson has done quite a bit of driving. She has been making a three and half hour trek from Edgington, Illinois (near Quad Cities) to Charleston...

Samira Dadson sews a zipper onto denim in preparation for the denim day fashion shoot in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Fashion Lab, Charleston Ill., April 18, 2024. Dadson has been sewing for the past 10 years.
Fighting inequality with fashion
Alli Hausman, Copy Chief • May 3, 2024

Throughout all of time and across all cultures, clothing has held significant meaning.  That sentiment rings true for Samira Dadson, a studio art graduate...

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Pierce Holley, a junior quarter back practice throwing the ball at OBrien Field wednesday afternoon.
Holley speaks on summer training in Q&A
Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor • June 14, 2024

Graduate student Pierce Holley closed out the 2023 season with a Second Team Big South-Ohio Valley Conference mention. On April 28, right...

Football is back at OBrien Stadium
Three Eastern alumni on College Football HOF ballot
Aidan Cusack, Editor-In-Chief • June 3, 2024

The National Football Foundation (NFF) and the College Football Hall of Fame have announced the 2025 ballot for induction into the College...

Four of Easterns NFL alumni. From left to right: Jimmy Garoppolo, Tony Romo, Sean Payton, Mike Shanahan.
Eastern's NFL alums discuss the state of college football
Aidan Cusack, Editor-In-Chief • June 2, 2024

Four Eastern alumni, brimming with National Football League accolades, materialized for a 40-minute press conference prior to Eastern athletics...

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Gunnar Olson
‘Planet of the Apes’ an intro course on ethics
Gunnar Olson, Reporter • May 30, 2024

The summer blockbuster “Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes” released into theaters back on May 10. Today we take a look back at where...

Spring 2024 staff portrait of Payton Liggins.
Column: The ethics of AI
Payton Liggins, Reporter • May 28, 2024

The incorporation of artificial intelligence into academic settings has spurred in-depth conversations regarding the ethical ramifications...

Jacob Hamm
Dear Democrats: Take Trump seriously
Jacob Hamm, News Editor • May 24, 2024

With the presidential primaries effectively over, the general election has begun. Both major party candidates have started their campaigns,...

Samira Dadson sews a zipper onto denim in preparation for the denim day fashion shoot in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Fashion Lab, Charleston Ill., April 18, 2024. Dadson has been sewing for the past 10 years.
Fighting inequality with fashion
Alli Hausman, Copy Chief • May 3, 2024

Throughout all of time and across all cultures, clothing has held significant meaning.  That sentiment rings true for Samira Dadson, a studio...

From left, Theo Edwards, Ronnie Kosciuk and Emery Johnson walk with a crowd in the slut walk near Lawson Hall Thursday.
Slut walk combats sexual assault, harassment at EIU
Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor • April 28, 2024

Around 50 students came out Thursday to walk in a slut walk against sexual assault and harassment. Sophomore human services major Emery Johnson...

The Kat Walk models walk in the Denim Day Fashion show in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Wednesday, April 24.
Denim Day fashion show brings awareness to sexual assault
Jacob Hamm and Morgan Finch April 26, 2024

The halls of the Doudna Fine Arts Center were transformed into a runway of empowerment and advocacy as the Denim Day fashion show took center...

The owner of Revival City Doughnuts, Marschelle McCoy, takes out a tray of doughnuts from the cart and gives advice on what went wrong and what could have been better with the doughnuts to her employee Bronica Bazzano at Revival City Doughnuts on Feb. 8.
THROUGH THE LENS: The Lord will provide
Ashanti Thomas April 29, 2024

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