The Daily Eastern News

Airlines need to be more accommodating

Kate Rehwinkel, Columnist

March 19, 2019

Spring break is over, and the majority of my friends went on spring break trips. I went to Las Vegas. I enjoyed the trip, except the airplane flight. Of course. I think most people do not like airplanes because they are not comfortable, especially for tall people. My friends and I flew Spirit airline. Thi...

VIDEO: RSOs on display at Pantherpalooza 2018

Kristen Ed and Bing Bai

August 29, 2018

Students learned about the various Registered Student Organizations Eastern has to offer at Wednesday's Pantherpalooza....

Video: Students move in to EIU

Video: Students move in to EIU

August 16, 2018

Students and their families unload their belongings Thursday at Eastern's move-in day.

Students, community participate in multiple activities during Celebration: A Festival of the Arts

The Bon Odori group performs a Japanese dance for crowd members on Saturday during Celebration.

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Associate News Editor

April 22, 2018

Celebration: A Festival of the Arts returned to Eastern after a two-year hiatus, filling campus with three days of festivities, featuring music, art and food on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Numerous bands were featured throughout the festival, including the “Bon Odori Group” that performed music...

Gallery: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Members of Delta Sigma Theta participate in “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes,” Sunday along Lincoln Avenue. The sorority won the “Dream Team” award for having the largest number of people in their group.

Molly Dotson, Staff Photographer

April 22, 2018

Screaming fans welcome Fetty Wap Saturday

Performer Fetty Wap dances onstage during his concert on Sunday night in the Lantz Arena.

Abbey Whittington, Staff Reporter

April 22, 2018

Fetty Wap graced the stage in a bright yellow Gucci sweater and took it off to reveal an Eastern T-shirt as audience members screamed in anticipation for his performance Saturday in Lantz Arena. Fuzzi Fuzz came out first and performed to hype up attendees for Fetty Wap. He also wore Eastern attire and ende...

Hate is not the answer to problems

Liz Stephens, Contributing Writer

March 25, 2018

I am appalled by the amount of comments on Facebook telling Emma Gonzalez, a Florida student and survivor of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, who is advocating gun violence prevention, to “burn in hell” over a fake, Photoshopped image of her ripping the Bill of Rights. First...

Crime Blotter-3.05

Lee Mayhood

March 8, 2018

Crime Blotter- 2.23-3.01

Austin Van Pelt, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2018 

Deadline for scholarships approaches

Staff Report

March 5, 2018

The application deadline for most Eastern scholarships is coming up in March. Local and “legacy” students, along with current students, are able to apply for these. Applicants from Charleston High School or relatives of a Teachers College/Eastern State High School alumnus can apply for the TC Hig...

Eastern has provisions in place in case of shooting

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

March 2, 2018

There have been, on average, five school shootings a month since 2014, according to The New York Times, a fact which has not left America’s schools and universities untouched. Kent Martin, chief of the University Police Department, said responses to active shooter situations, and other crisis s...

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