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

A tribute at the front enterance of the memorial service that people could view. As part of the tribute, pictures of Jason Aguilar and teammates and other mementos were placed.

EDITORIAL: You aren’t alone

Editorial Board November 9, 2022

On Oct. 30, 2021, Jason Aguilar, an Eastern track athlete, took his own life on campus. While we often provide news coverage of one-year anniversaries like the opening of the food pantry and the Doug...

EDITORIAL: Vote yes for Worker’s Rights Amendment

EDITORIAL: Vote yes for Worker’s Rights Amendment

Editorial Staff November 1, 2022

We at the News fully support the Worker’s Rights Amendment proposed on this year’s election ballot to amend the Illinois Constitution's first amendment. This amendment, which would be added under...

EDITORIAL: If its not a crime, why are they doing time?

EDITORIAL: If it’s not a crime, why are they doing time?

Editorial Board October 12, 2022

Last week, President Joe Biden signed an executive order to pardon charges of marijuana possession under federal law. This move was made in light of many states legalizing recreational marijuana. We...

Fidget toys like squishy balls and silly puddy are available to students to alleviate stress during therapy sessions at the Counseling Clinic.

EDITORIAL: Eastern: time to be proactive, not reactive

Editorial Board September 16, 2022

Mental health isn’t new, but you don’t need us to tell you this. The effort to break the stigma around mental health is slowly being spread across the nation.  Eastern students aren’t the exception...

EDITORIAL: The cost of searching for a new president

EDITORIAL: The cost of searching for a new president

Editorial Board September 14, 2022

As President Glassman's term comes to end on June 30,2023, a new term for another president must begin. With that, the start of a search for a proper candidate for the position is already in motion. Well,...

A sign in support of the University Professionals of Illinois wage negotiation on March 21.

EDITORIAL: Eastern admin not ‘All In’ for professors

Editorial Board August 31, 2022

We at the Daily Eastern News support Eastern’s chapter of the University Professionals of Illinois, EIU-UPI, in their ongoing negotiation for a new contract with Eastern.  The negotiations have been...

Director of Disability Services April Jackson said its office doesnt conduct routine inspections of campus to see if its disability friendly.

Letter from the Editor: ‘All in’ should mean all

Rob Le Cates, Editor-in-Chief June 21, 2022

Editors Note: This letter from the editor was originally published as an editorial earlier Tuesday evening. An explanation was posted on Facebook. This editorial has also been edited. “We’re all...

EDITORIAL: It is too late to take credit

EDITORIAL: It is too late to take credit

Editorial Staff April 27, 2022

It finally happened. After over a decade, Douglas Hall was renamed. And all we at the Daily Eastern News can say is good riddance to the old name. Soon, Eastern will not have the stain of having a building...

EDITORIAL: Find your Betsy Jewell and thank her

EDITORIAL: Find your Betsy Jewell and thank her

Editorial Staff March 23, 2022

In a world built for men, strong female role models are in high demand. And lucky for Eastern, there is no shortage of women worthy of being looked up to on this campus. In this issue, we highlighted...

EDITORIAL: No one needs a Miss White EIU

EDITORIAL: No one needs a Miss White EIU

Editorial Staff March 3, 2022

This month, Eastern celebrated the 50th anniversary of Miss Black EIU, a scholarship pageant meant to uplift and empower Black women in Eastern’s student body. The pageant came at a time in Eastern’s...

EDITORIAL: What Eastern needs in its next president

EDITORIAL: What Eastern needs in its next president

Editorial Board February 24, 2022

Unfortunately, Build-a-University-President is yet to be created and Eastern will soon be subject to seeking out its 13th president via the old fashion way: a presidential search. Though we cannot build...

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: See you at Unofficial (as always)

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: See you at Unofficial (as always)

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief February 15, 2022

Eastern’s favorite annual pseudo-holiday will be back this March and there have been many people wondering if the Daily Eastern News will be covering it in light of last year’s attempt to keep the...

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