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

Review: Avoid Slender Man, not worth it

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief August 26, 2018

Editor’s Note: There are spoilers in the following article. I want my money back. Granted, I never paid for the tickets in the first place, because my date did, but regardless Slender Man was painful...

Underrated films: ‘Rush’

Jordan Boyer, Editor-in-Chief July 10, 2018

"Rush" was a film released in 2013. It was written by Peter Morgan and directed by Ron Howard. The film was based on the true story of Formula One drivers Niki Lauda (Daniel Brühl) and James Hunt (Chris...

Mattoon Arts Council accepting entry forms for 2018 Photography Show

Staff Report July 6, 2018

The Mattoon Arts Council is accepting entry forms for their 2018 Photography Show, entry forms can be found on their website and are due by July 27. According to the entry rules, entries are open for...

Underrated films: ‘The Place Beyond the Pines’

Jordan Boyer, Editor-in-Chief June 26, 2018

I am starting a new series that brings light to criminally under appreciated films of the past that deserve recognition. "The Place Beyond the Pines" is a film released in 2012. It was directed and...

Review: ‘Hereditary’ is a great film, but is it a classic?

Jordan Boyer, Editor-in-Chief June 11, 2018

Hereditary was a great and well executed film, with Ari Aster writing and directing the film. This is Aster's debut feature film, and he certainly did a wonderful job writing and directing the film. Other...

Superhero movie genre is becoming over saturated

Jordan Boyer, Editor-in-Chief June 8, 2018

Before I get ousted for what I am about to say, I am an avid fan of superhero movies and some of the comics. However, me being a fan, I can not ignore the fact that there are way too many superhero movies...

A celebration for the famous comic book superhero Superman to be held this weekend

Mary Ellen Greenburg, Staff Photographer June 7, 2018

This weekend from June 7-10, the 40th annual Superman Celebration will be held in Metropolis, Illinois, this is a celebration of anything involved with the comic book superhero Superman. According to...

Jake Edwards, performs live music for the crowd at Muse Fest, Saturday evening in the Charleston Square. Edwards told the crowd he was filling in for his sister, who could not make it to the performance.

Art culture was expressed, empowerment for mental disabilities was conveyed at Muse Fest

Jordan Boyer, Editor-in-Chief June 4, 2018

The art culture was expressed, live music was played and food and drink were served, all while spreading awareness for mental disabilities at the fourth annual Muse Fest in the Charleston Square Saturday. Muse...

Captain Rat and the Blind Rivets to perform for Family Weekend

Staff Report September 15, 2017

Featuring silly hats and zany antics, Captain Rat and the Blind Rivets will perform a family-oriented show at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. According to a press release, the concert...

The Blooze Brothers perform Saturday night in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. This performance is the first of the Doudnas season.

Blooze Brothers bring soul to Doudna

Savanna Henderson , Contributing Writer August 28, 2017

The Blooze Brothers, a band that was created as a result of a last-minute Halloween party idea, led the audience in a jazz, rock and soul packed performance Saturday night in Doudna Fine Arts Center’s...

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