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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

two dudes talk movies

Two Dudes Talk Movies Ep. 5: Don’t Worry Darling

Cam'ron Hardy and Drew Coffey October 4, 2022

Cam and Drew discuss the 2022 thriller, Don't Worry Darling.

Luke Taylor is a senior journalism major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: ‘Do Revenge’ could save the ‘girl movie’ genre

Luke Taylor, Editor-in-Chief September 30, 2022

I am a firm believer that “teen girl movies” are an essential viewing genre for all demographics. We all know the hits: “Mean Girls” and “Legally Blonde” are at the top of the field for good...

Marty, played by Jessica Nantes, a TV video and production maor, directs Theresa, played by Brea Howard, a theatre major, to act as Martys mother to create a picture of her childhood family dynamic in the Circle Mirror Transformation play.

Circle Mirror Transformation actors stay in character through it all

Drew Coffey, Campus Reporter September 30, 2022

The Eastern theatre department had their opening night Thursday with their production of Circle Mirror Transformation in the Doudna Fine Arts Center.  The play tells the story of an acting class full...

Lily Ames, a masters art student, looks around the photo gallery which features black and white pictures by Gene Wingler from when the Tarble Arts Center was in the process of construction on Friday night.

Tarble opens first art exhibit of the year, celebrates anniversary

Cam'ron Hardy, Campus Events Junior Editor September 24, 2022

On Friday, the Tarble Fine Arts Center celebrated their 40th anniversary from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with an art exhibit, To Bear the Mark of Time, open from Friday to Jan. 28. The Tarble Fine Arts Center...

two dudes talk movies

Two Dudes Talk Movies Ep. 3: Morbius

Cam'ron Hardy and Drew Coffey September 20, 2022

Drew and Cam review the 2022 superhero film, Morbius.

Grant open for local art projects

Grant open for local art projects

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Feature Junior Editor September 12, 2022

The Doudna Fine Arts Center announced the Ruth and Vaughn Jaenike Grant Application is now open until Sept. 30. Vaughn Jaenike, the former dean for the College of Fine Arts and Humanities, has opened...

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Two Dudes Talk Movies Ep. 2: I Am Legend

Cam'ron Hardy and Drew Coffey September 12, 2022

Drew and Cam discuss the 2007 Sci-Fi/Horror film, I Am Legend.

Camron Hardy is a sophomore journalism major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: Jobs, insightful with a few flaws

Cam'ron Hardy, Columnist September 12, 2022

“The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do” – Steve Jobs With the recent Apple event that took place on September 7, which introduced new Apple products,...

Members of the Hello Dali improv comedy show end the Up All Night performance with a piece where the contestant has to guess what person or object the other three members are by asking them a series of questions.

Songs, skits, plays made within 24 hours at Doudna Saturday

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Campus Reporter September 11, 2022

The annual Up All Night Performance Festival returned to Eastern, showcasing a variety of student performances prepared within 24 hours on Saturday night.   All was quiet in the Doudna Fine Arts Center,...

Drew Coffey is a sophomore television and video production major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: “I Came By” offers familiar thrills in a fairly suspenseful way

Drew Coffey, Columnist September 8, 2022

A Netflix original movie where there aren't annoying characters and actors giving weak performances for a large check?  It seems there is a first for everything.   However, this is a small and...

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Two Dudes Talk Movies Ep. 1: Catch Me If You Can

Drew Coffey and Cam'ron Hardy September 5, 2022

Drew and Cam discuss the 2002 film Catch Me If You Can. This is the first episode of a new weekly film review podcast hosted by Drew Coffey and Cam'ron Hardy.

Luke Taylor is a senior journalism major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: Corn kid shows online fun, memes are no longer free

Luke Taylor, Editor-in-Chief August 30, 2022

Recently, I’ve been experiencing nostalgia for what the Internet was when I first started using it: an endless sea of individuals speaking into the void, hoping others would like what they said or made...

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