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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

Will Harrington, a 2-year-old, cautiously accepts a candy cane from Santa during the Holiday Fest at the Doudna Fine Arts Center Saturday afternoon. Harringtons parents said they always enjoyed the Doudna holiday events and were looking forward for their son to meet Santa.
Holiday Fest gathers families for holiday cheer at Doudna
Katja Benz, Student Government Reporter • December 5, 2022

Doudna kept a busy schedule for the first weekend in December for Holiday Fest.   The fest started Thursday at 5 p.m. with the art sale...

The EIU Beekeeping Club poses for a selfie during a meeting via Instagram.
Buzzworthy RSO works towards environment stability
Katja Benz, Student Government Reporter • December 5, 2022

EIU Beekeeping and Biodiversity has been a group of busy bees since their inception at the Sept. 14 Student Senate meeting.   At that particular meeting,...

Will Harrington, a 2-year-old, cautiously accepts a candy cane from Santa during the Holiday Fest at the Doudna Fine Arts Center Saturday afternoon. Harringtons parents said they always enjoyed the Doudna holiday events and were looking forward for their son to meet Santa.
Holiday Fest gathers families for holiday cheer at Doudna
Katja Benz, Student Government Reporter • December 5, 2022

Doudna kept a busy schedule for the first weekend in December for Holiday Fest.   The fest started Thursday at 5 p.m. with the art sale starting then...

Senator Karolinea Guzek, a freshman political science major, reads through the Business Affairs committee handout to see the presentation information at the Student Government meeting at Taylor Hall on Wednesday. Senate on the Go is where Student Senate hosts their meetings in areas like residential halls to encourage student involvement with the Senate.
Student Senate elects Guzek as new speaker
Katja Benz, Student Government Reporter • December 2, 2022

Karolina Guzek, a sophomore political science major, became the Speaker of the Student Senate on Wednesday in the 7th Street Underground loft. Previous...

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Caleb Donaldson (20), a junior guard, attempts to shoot into the basket during the game and scored a total of 15 points against Northern Illinois University. The Panthers lost to the Huskies 90-70 Wednesday night in Lantz Arena.
Men's basketball wins second game of season over Blackburn
Cam'ron Hardy, Men's Basketball Reporter • December 5, 2022

The Eastern men's basketball team secured a 93-43 victory against Blackburn College Saturday night in Lantz Arena. The Panthers won the...

Lariah Washington (22), recovers the ball to start pushing towards the Northern Illinois University Huskies basket during the womens basketball game  at Lantz Arena Saturday afternoon. Washington led the Panthers with 30 points, scoring .750 points per minute. The Panthers lost 71-69.
Women's basketball winning streak comes to an end
Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor • December 4, 2022

The Eastern women's basketball team was handed its first loss of the season as it was beat by Northern Illinois Saturday afternoon 71-69. As...

Matt Bollant, Easterns womens basketball head coach, talks to his players during a media timeout during the womens basketball game against the Loyola University Chicago Ramblers in Lantz Arena.
EIU and NIU women's basketball to face off Saturday
Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor • December 2, 2022

Eastern Illinois University (6-0) vs. Northern Illinois (6-1)   Tipoff: Dec. 3 at 3:30 p.m.   Location: Lantz Arena – Charleston,...

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Katja Benz is a senior English major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.
COLUMN: Do I like movies, or making fun of movies?
Katja Benz, Columnist • December 5, 2022

So, Thanksgiving break is over. We’re in that weird period between breaks where I don’t want to do my homework but I have finals and...

Trent Jonas is a graduate student studying English and can be reached at 217-581-2812.
COLUMN: Confessions of a 684-year-old white, cis-, male
Trent Jonas, Columnist • December 3, 2022

I’m really tired. Exhausted. And it’s the busy season. The family finally just left after a disastrous Thanksgiving. The grandkids...

Will Padgett is a first year graduate student studying English and can be reached at 217-581-2812.
COLUMN: I am sick of home improvement shows in hospital waiting rooms
Will Padgett, Columnist • December 2, 2022

Have you ever been in a hospital waiting room completely devoid of any reading material and the only distraction you can find is the TV...

Kyle Thomas (24), a freshman center, puts the ball up into the basket with a layup, scoring a total of 8 points during the Eastern game vs. Northern Illinois University. The Panthers lost to the Huskies 90-70 in Lantz Arena Wednesday night.
THROUGH THE LENS: Panthers vs. Huskies
Ashanti Thomas, Photo Editor • November 30, 2022

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