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

(From left to right) Johnetta Jones, Kevin Duckworth, Ona Norton, Charles Hall and Zella Powell

EDITORIAL: Choose morals over money

Editorial Board November 17, 2021

The Naming Committee will meet Thursday and is anticipating a list of names to consider from University President David Glassman. While we do not know what this list of names will consist of, we know most...

COLUMN: Ni no Kuni is one of Studio Ghibli’s best projects

COLUMN: ‘Ni no Kuni’ is one of Studio Ghibli’s best projects

Elise Keane, Columnist November 17, 2021

Over these last two days I’ve been searching for the perfect game for the train ride home for break. I stumbled across a game called "Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch." It had a familiar art style...

Ellen Dooley

COLUMN: Theory: Paul McCartney of The Beatles is dead

Ellen Dooley, Columnist November 17, 2021

There are many outrageous conspiracies out there. Don’t lie, we all love a mind-boggling conspiracy theory. Well, I am no random YouTuber doing a video, but buckle in because this about to get a...

EDITORIAL: Ade truly represents the interests of students

EDITORIAL: Ade truly represents the interests of students

Editorial Board November 14, 2021

Throughout the semester, one member of Eastern's campus community has stood out to us over and over again: Payton Ade. Ade serves as the Executive Vice President for the Student Government and as the...

COLUMN: Stop altering your photos

COLUMN: Stop altering your photos

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Columnist November 14, 2021

For years, we have been hearing about how dangerous seeing photographs of digitally altered models in magazines and advertisements is for the public exposed to them. You would think that after all the...

COLUMN: Is the MCU expanding too far?

COLUMN: Is the MCU expanding too far?

Destiny Blanchard, Columnist November 14, 2021

Last week Disney had their 2021 Disney+ Day, a day to celebrate the two-year anniversary of the Disney Plus streaming service. On this day Marvel studios announced several upcoming movies and shows and...

Students play the flute at Thursday night’s Wind Symphony Band performance at Doudna Fine Arts Center in Dvorak Concert Hall.

EDITORIAL: We cannot grow without grace

Editorial Board November 12, 2021

Thursday night the conductor of the Wind Symphony and Concert Band declined to speak to a reporter following the performance given by the group. She said she has been misquoted in the past by our publication...

COLUMN: The value of college memories

COLUMN: The value of college memories

Maya Kurth, Columnist November 11, 2021

When I got to college, I was fairly certain that I was going to graduate at 19-years-old as a marketing major without a group of friends, and I was content with that. Believe it or not, none of those things...

COLUMN: Real Estate concert in Bloomington review

COLUMN: Real Estate concert in Bloomington review

Ryan Meyer, Columnist November 11, 2021

This week I had the opportunity to see Real Estate in concert at the Castle Theatre in Bloomington, Ill. Given the facts that the venue was unfamiliar to me, it was a Tuesday night and I had never seen...

Blake Leitch, a veterans service officer, gives a speech during the 9/11 memorial on Tuesday. His speech encouraged connecting with others after times of tragedy.

EDITORIAL: Support our veterans

Editorial Board November 10, 2021

Today is Veteran’s Day, and we at the Daily Eastern News feel it is important to use this day as not only a way to support veterans, but also an important time to bring awareness to the struggles veterans...

Ellen Dooley

COLUMN: Show tunes you can sing in the shower

Ellen Dooley, Columnist November 10, 2021

No one can resist singing a good show tune from their favorite musical. Whether it be a repetitive sound on TikTok or from a classic show; yes, I do have to admit that I was a theater kid in high school....

COLUMN: Animal Crossings new update is golden

COLUMN: ‘Animal Crossing’s’ new update is golden

Elise Keane, Columnist November 10, 2021

Quarantine had just started, and I was eager for something to do. All of my friends were talking about this new game that released on Nintendo Switch called “Animal Crossing: New Horizons.” I remembered...

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