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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

Hadley Clark presents on her studio practice at Tarble Art Center Thursday evening.

Creating repurposed art with Hadley Clark

Jacob Adcock, Reporter September 29, 2023

The Tarble Arts Center holds many events and displays, but on Sept. 28, a special guest gave a presentation entitled “Art Speaks.” Hadley Clark, an artist with an educational background in painting...

Freshman political science major, Mason Tegeler plays as character Richard Hannay in The 39 Steps play in Doudna Fine Arts Center Thursday evening.

39 Steps, a night of fun and laughs

Chandler Smith, Reporter September 29, 2023

  The comedic play, 39 Steps, was held on Thursday, Sept, 28. The play was well attended by a crowd of people enjoying the laughs and fun created during the show.  The play occurred in...

McKinney Halls boat makes it back to land in one piece as the winner of the boat race between all of the residence halls on Thursday afternoon at campus pond.

McKinney wins annual boat race

Claire Meek, Reporter September 28, 2023

The Resident Hall Association concluded their neighborhood week with a boat race at the Campus Pond at 6 p.m. on Thursday. The boat race is an annual tradition held to conclude the Neighborhood Week....

Following an investigation, the mens swim team is suspended for the fall semester.

EIU suspends men’s 2023 swim meets for hazing investigation

Zaria Flippin and Rob Le Cates September 28, 2023

The article reflects the most recent information available. Eastern suspended all competition for the men’s swimming team following an investigation about hazing Thursday morning, following what they...

A house smoking from a fire at 912 Oakcrest Drive in Charleston, Ill., on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023.

Fire at four apartment units

T.J. Seputis, Reporter September 27, 2023

Residents of four apartment units were temporarily displaced after a fire Wednesday morning, according to a news release from the Charleston Fire Department. Firefighters were initially dispatched...

President Jay Gatrell invited Eastern Illinois University campus community for a fall update where he provides information on EIU five year blueprint for success at Doudna Fine Arts Center Concourse Wednesday morning.

Gatrell’s plan to improve the University

Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor September 27, 2023

President Jay Gatrell hosted a presentation about the intentions of the improvement of the University. Meeting at 8 a.m. and beginning at roughly 8:30 a.m. at the Dvorak Concert Hall in the Doudna...

Grace Hosey, a senior marketing major, ask questions about job opportunities with members of ESPN at Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Grand Ballroom job fair Wednesday afternoon.

Fall Job & Internship Fair seemingly disappointing

Luke Brewer, Reporter September 27, 2023

Eastern Illinois University held its Fall Job & Internship Fair, drawing in roughly 160 students compared to last year’s attendance of 200 students.  However, the decrease in attendance did not...

Jayci Stewart and Maggie Bullinger present their Snoozin’ Like a Panther” presentation to form an informational presentation about how to improve a student’s sleeping habits on Monday afternoon.

Snoozin’ like a Panther

Jacob Adcock, Reporter September 27, 2023

When students enter college, they are lifted by a sense of freedom. Being on your own can lead to many changes in your life, including your sleep schedule. Sleep is essential to school, and most college...

Career Services hosts a networking night at Tarble Art Center to help people network with employers and build relationships on Monday evening.

Networking Night creates important connections

Chandler Smith, Reporter September 26, 2023

Approaching potential employers and having casual conversations is often a very difficult issue for college students.  Networking Night was held at the Tarble Arts Center on Monday Sept 25. to teach...

Director of Jennifer Seas walks students through the new Who Speaks for the Oceans? exhibit on Monday evening.

The collaborative creation of Tarble’s Fall Exhibition

Audra Gullquist, Assistant News Editor September 25, 2023

“These happen over years of gathering these shows, conversations with the artists and studio visits with the artists,” said Kaen Henry, the assistant director of public engagement at the Tarble Arts...

What to expect during Career Week

What to expect during Career Week

Audra Gullquist, Assistant News Editor September 25, 2023

Eastern’s Career Services are kicking off Career Week on Monday Sept. 25, with a Networking Night, hosted at Tarble Arts Center. Networking Night will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. to teach participants...

Comedian Rhapsody tour stops by Charleston

Comedian Rhapsody tour stops by Charleston

Alexis Moore-Jones, Feature Reporter September 25, 2023

The well-renowned sketch comedy group Second City came to the Dvorak Concert Hall in the Doudna Fine Art Center on Friday, Sept. 22 to perform their Comedian Rhapsody revue from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Second...

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