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

COLUMN: The long trend of animal predictors

COLUMN: The long trend of animal predictors

Killeen Reidy, Columnist October 25, 2021

As some of you may know, Noodle the 13 year old pug has recently risen to TikTok fame. Him and his owner, Jonathan Graziano, have taken the social media platform by storm with Noodle’s daily bones or...

COLUMN: COVID-19 is still rampant

COLUMN: COVID-19 is still rampant

Ian Stobaugh, Columnist October 25, 2021

These past few weeks my dad has been complaining about how he felt sick. It even got to a comical point, where all he would respond with was, “I am sick.” He went to get tested for COVID, and the rapid...

COLUMN: Faux fur is bad for the environment

COLUMN: Faux fur is bad for the environment

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Columnist October 24, 2021

For years, faux fur has been thought of as an ethical alternative to real fur, with the idea of wearing clothing made from the coat of a dead animal horrid to many. Anti-fur advocacy has come a long...

Destiny Blanchard

COLUMN: NFTs are really confusing

Destiny Blanchard, Columnist October 24, 2021

As someone who has a varying level of interest in technology, I will occasionally read up on popular topics related to it. There is one specific topic that has made me confused more than anything else....

COLUMN: Time to visit The Covered Bridge Festival

COLUMN: Time to visit The Covered Bridge Festival

Maya Kurth, Columnist October 21, 2021

I love festivals and jump at every opportunity to be able to attend one, so given the opportunity to go to The Covered Bridge Festival this Monday, I took it. I had never been, despite being told about...

COLUMN: Inner Waves Apoptosis review

COLUMN: Inner Wave’s ‘Apoptosis’ review

Ryan Meyer, Columnist October 21, 2021

Social media has led me to another great album, perhaps my favorite to come out in 2021. Usually, the albums I write about are shown to me by the various Instagram accounts of outlets like Stereogum or...

Ellen Dooley

COLUMN: Confidence in clothes

Ellen Dooley, Columnist October 20, 2021

Self-image is on a lot of peoples’ minds. Some hold their image to a high standard or are not the most confident. People may have certain outfits that they just feel the most powerful in. I did competitive...

COLUMN: Sexual assault survivors don’t need your pity

COLUMN: Sexual assault survivors don’t need your pity

Elise Keane, Columnist October 20, 2021

CW: Sexual Assault I am a survivor of childhood sexual assault. It’s a whole long story that usually shifts the mood and makes people feel bad. I guess for the most part the awkwardness is kind...

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COLUMN: Netflix original “You” portraying subtleties of patriarchy

Ian Palacios, Columnist October 19, 2021

Season 3 of the Netflix original series “You” was released last Friday, Oct. 15. And the first two seasons were great. The show begins by following bookstore manager Joe Goldberg as he becomes obsessed...

COLUMN: Sweater weather is the greatest weather

COLUMN: Sweater weather is the greatest weather

Ethan Schobernd, Columnist October 19, 2021

As the artist Andy Williams sang, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” and I couldn’t agree more. But I am not talking about Christmas. 2021 has seen the cold brisk weather in February,...

COLUMN: Grammar doesnt equal intelligence

COLUMN: Grammar doesn’t equal intelligence

Killeen Reidy, Columnist October 18, 2021

“Oh no, it’s the grammar police!” This is something that I heard a few times after switching to an English degree, which while funny, is entirely inaccurate. Even though I have learned “proper”...

COLUMN: Working students are not lazy

COLUMN: Working students are not lazy

Ian Stobaugh, Columnist October 18, 2021

In high school, I worked at Panera for 35 hours a week for $9 an hour. I was a straight A student with a 3.9 GPA at the time, but everyone told me that since I was 16, I needed a job. People told me...

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