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

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...

EDITORIAL: Sex should not be a taboo topic in college

EDITORIAL: Sex should not be a taboo topic in college

Editorial Staff February 10, 2022

Sex is not a bad word. Many people wait until their children reach a certain age to teach them about sex. Some never really teach them, relying on school systems to provide that education. Most schools...

EDITORIAL: Powell, Nortons best options for renaming

EDITORIAL: Powell, Nortons best options for renaming

January 19, 2022

As Eastern’s Board of Trustees meets Friday, a discussion will be had on the renaming of Douglas Hall. This comes after the Naming Committee reviewed several individuals for their fitness...

EDITORIAL: Admins show weakness, complacency

EDITORIAL: Admins show weakness, complacency

Editorial Board January 12, 2022

This week Eastern “encouraged” and “expected” students and employees to get tested for COVID-19 as they flood back to campus for the Spring 2022 semester. Despite this, they apparently...

EDITORIAL: Happy holidays and enjoy winter break

EDITORIAL: Happy holidays and enjoy winter break

Staff Editorial December 9, 2021

We are once again at the end of a long, difficult semester. Every semester has its challenges and its ups and downs, but each of the last four have felt different and more stressful. But once finals...

EDITORIAL: Reform ICE

EDITORIAL: Reform ICE

Editorial Board December 8, 2021

We at The Daily Eastern News believe that Immigration and Customs Enforcement in the United States must be reformed.  In 2020, there was a report released by the committee of Homeland Security on...

EDITORIAL: Require COVID-19 vaccine for spring semester

EDITORIAL: Require COVID-19 vaccine for spring semester

Editorial Board December 7, 2021

We at The Daily Eastern News believe that the vaccine for COVID-19 should be required for students and faculty attending classes in-person this upcoming semester.  The vaccine is not about the freedom...

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