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

Runners participate in the Toddler Trot on the OBrien Stadium football field 50-yard line during the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center Races for all Paces event Saturday morning.

Running for a cause: Sarah Bush Lincoln ready for annual races

Aidan Cusack, Editor-In-Chief May 31, 2024

Sarah Bush Lincoln will be hosting its 16th annual Races for all Paces event on the morning of Saturday, June 1. Hundreds of people will flood the streets around Eastern in an attempt to raise funds...

Cicadas shells collect on mature tree just west of Eastern Illinois University campus, 
 May 8 2011 Charleston, Ill.

Cicadas swarm state track meet

Aidan Cusack, Editor-In-Chief May 26, 2024

Katy Hasson has done quite a bit of driving. She has been making a three and half hour trek from Edgington, Illinois (near Quad Cities) to Charleston for 13 years straight, at least twice every...

Worlds largest functioning rocking chair

Adventure of the Week: World’s Largest!

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Editor-in-Chief June 20, 2023

For this Adventure of the week, I'm going to do it a little different. Something eye-catching, something unique, something nobody has ever done before... ...Okay, so many all the aunties and grandmas...

Cupquakes Ep. 4: Maybe Im a Muffin

Cupquakes Ep. 4: Maybe I’m a Muffin

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Editor-in-Chief June 16, 2023

The following episode of Cupquakes is a bit more personal, where I dive into the struggles of having an eating disorder, and how others have affected me during these times. Some are good are some are...

Lake Charleston

Adventure of the Week- Lake Charleston

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Editor-in-Chief June 13, 2023

Considering the fact that I have been traveling pretty far out for my adventures of the week recently, I decided that this week, I would stay more local to the Charleston area. Hey, I’m just saying...

Cupquakes Ep. 3- A bigger wrapper please!

Cupquakes Ep. 3- A bigger wrapper please!

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Editor-in-Chief June 9, 2023

  Just a disclaimer! This episode of Cupquakes does briefly mention eating disorders and may contain triggers to some members of the audience. If you or someone you know struggles with this...

Hand painted vases from Mexico all aligned in a row. (Adriana Hernande-sSAntana)

Adventure of the Week: Arcola Hispanic and American Grocery

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Editor-in-Chief June 6, 2023

For today's Adventure of the Week, I went to Arcola’s Hispanic and American Grocery. Now I know what you're thinking. What's so great and special about going to a supermarket?  Humor me for a...

Cupquakes Ep. 2: The Broken Batter

Cupquakes Ep. 2: The Broken Batter

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Editor-in-Chief June 2, 2023

Just a disclaimer! This episode of Cupquakes does contain topics of eating disorders and may contain triggers to some members of the audience. If you or someone you know struggles with this and needs...

Sunrise with stars at Abe Matin Lodge

Adventure of the Week- Abe Martin Lodge in Brown County State Park

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Editor-in-Chief May 30, 2023

Alright, this one, I will be honest. I've had this trip planned out for a few months now and it is actually what inspired the concept of Adventure of the Week.  Finally, it is time to let this star...

Cupquakes ep 1: the Dreaded Red Velvet

Cupquakes ep 1: the Dreaded Red Velvet

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Editor-In-Chief May 26, 2023

https://soundcloud.com/adriana-685560283/cupquakes-episode-1-the-dreaded-red-velvet?si=424e9426fdf243a68f93b7cb4aa5a326&utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing My...

Walnut Point State Park Lake (Adriana Hernandez-Santana)

Adventure of the Week- Walnut Point State Park

Adriana Hernadez-Santana, Editor-in-Chief May 23, 2023

Summer can mean many things for many people. For some it’s going to the beach with friends, while for others, it’s bumming it while playing your favorite video games. For a former athlete such as myself,...

Adventure of the Week-Charleston Carnegie Public Library

Adventure of the Week-Charleston Carnegie Public Library

Adriana Hernadez-Santana, Editor-in-Chief May 16, 2023

Here’s the thing. Coming from someone who has never been to the Charleston Carnegie Public Library before, it may just seem like your ordinary library.  But the thing that separates this library...

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