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

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...

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 took it...

Left, Eastern Illinois University President Jay Gatrell holds petition for all-gender restrooms, hand delivered by graduate student Theo Edwards while petition signers stand in support in the Martin Luther King Jr., University Union.
Students hand deliver petition for all-gender restrooms to Gatrell
Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor • April 26, 2024

Dozens of students rallied at the Mellin Steps before handing off a petition to Eastern’s President Jay Gatrell to include all-gender bathrooms on campus...

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Ramsey Hunt competes in the mens long jump category for the second day of EIU Big Blue Classic. Hunt finishes first in the finals with a mark of 7.35m at the O’Brien Field Saturday afternoon.
EIU track athlete to compete at Nationals
Aidan Cusack, Editor-In-Chief • May 23, 2024

In the last decade, only three athletes from Eastern Illinois have graced Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon for the NCAA D1 Outdoor Track...

Freshman right-handed pitcher Slater Wilcox (32) pitches at Coaches Stadium on Sunday for the EIU baseball game.
EIU Baseball’s path through OVC Tournament
Gabe Newman, Sports Reporter • May 21, 2024

It’s been almost a year since, then senior closing pitcher, Zane Robbins, earned his seventh save of the season, closing out the Ohio...

Matt Bollant yelling at the referee during the women basketball game against UT Martin thursday night in Groniger Arena
Bollant leaves EIU basketball program
Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor • May 20, 2024

Matt Bollant, the head coach of the women’s basketball team since 2017, is leaving the program to become the new head coach at Bryan College. According...

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

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

COLUMN: Journalism is not just for journalism majors
COLUMN: Journalism is not just for journalism majors
Ellen Dooley, Opinions Editor • April 27, 2024

The field of journalism is a lot broader than what people normally think.  When I first joined The News my freshman year, I did not...

Dan Hahn is a graduate student studying English and can be reached at 217-581-2812.
COLUMN: Next steps, shoes as symbols of growth
Dan Hahn, Columnist • April 25, 2024

Every end of the school year, I get a bit nostalgic as I reflect on the academic year that has come and gone. This year, I’m thinking...

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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