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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

Jordan Holmes, a senior criminology major, and Kassandra Garcia, a senior human services major, study for their classes during their Criminal Justice club meeting.

Criminal Justice Club prepares students for law enforcement

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Associate News Editor October 20, 2021

Criminal Justice Club is one of the registered student organizations on Eastern’s campus. Like the many other RSOs at Eastern, Criminal Justice Club is a space where students can meet people with similar...

Two couples posed by Lake Ahmoweenah, with Old Main in background, July 1902. Pictured from left to right are Frank Henderson, Ethel Carnes, Grace Moore, and Charles Henderson.

Old Main, Livingston C. Lord’s history

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter October 17, 2021

Eastern’s oldest building, Old Main, has been a fixture on campus for 122 years and stands at 600 Lincoln Ave. as the university’s most recognizable structure. The three-story brick and limestone...

Raven Ramsey, senior construction management major and Katherine Farrell, a graduate student studying sociology, cut wood in a project for the Construction Club.

Construction Club builds connections between students

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Associate News Editor October 3, 2021

Construction Club is a service-based registered student organization that helps students learn the skills they need in a career in construction. It started as a way to create an environment where students...

Elizabeth Houk (left), a sophomore graphic design major, Fatima Estrada (center), a sophomore with an undecided major, and Grace Osborn (right), a junior biochemistry major describe each other’s personalities Wednesday afternoon outside of the Tarble Arts Center. Osborn was describing Estrada’s personality and said she was amazing even though she denies it, causing Estrada to grab her collar and gasp.

Eastern students share their stories of coming out to family, friends

Luke Taylor, Reporting October 9, 2019

Oct. 10 is National Coming Out Day as a part of Gender and Sexual Diversity History Month. Members of the LGBTQ+ community are encouraged to use this event as a reason to speak out about their identities,...

Student parents provide advice

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor September 4, 2019

For Jordyn Hayes, the feeling of being a parent is simply indescribable. The senior human services and community leadership major said being a college student with children certainly does come with...

Staff members establish garden at Klehm Hall courtyard

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief May 29, 2019

The courtyard in the middle of Klehm Hall is now filled with colorful herbs, plants and flowers, courtesy of two staff members from the College of Health and Human Services. Janet Fopay, certification...

Study area in Coleman offers sanctuary

Logan Raschke, News Editor February 7, 2019

Potato chip bags pop, low voices murmur, fingers tap away at keyboards, footsteps patter in the halls and students yawn. These noises are coming from Coleman 3762, a study lounge on the third floor of...

Students share pros, cons of working on, off campus

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter February 4, 2019

Working on-campus jobs has both perks and drawbacks when compared to working off campus. Niarra Mitchell, a senior with a major in emergency management and disaster preparedness, works at the security...

College 101: Students talk top study spots

Abby Lee, Contributing Writer February 4, 2019

From the dining booths at the University Food Court to the comfy chairs at Booth Library, there are places all around Eastern’s campus for students to study and relax. Sophomore accounting major Victoria...

Ways people ‘predict’ the weather besides Groundhog Day

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor February 3, 2019

Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow on Saturday, which, according to legend, signifies an early spring. Groundhog Day, celebrated annually on Feb. 2, was first celebrated in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania,...

Seniors give advice for college life

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter January 31, 2019

Eastern seniors offered some advice for underclassmen that may find it difficult to keep up with their classes and maintain social lives. Brian Smith, a senior chemistry major and resident assistant at...

Students share plans to watch everything but the game during Super Bowl Sunday

Hannah Shillo, Entertainment Reporter January 31, 2019

ll hosting a Super Bowl-themed dinner, the residence halls hosting parties or businesses across Charleston opening doors and turning on the TV, Eastern’s community will be dipping its toes in the Super...

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