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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

EDITORIAL: Grades arent everything

EDITORIAL: Grades aren’t everything

Editorial Board December 6, 2021

As the fall semester finishes up and us students are studying and working hard for our finals, it's essential to remember that your grades aren't everything. Of course, having good grades and doing...

Find the day and time of the final of that class. Look under the day of the week the class first meets each week, then listed below find the time the class starts and there is the day and time for the final.

EDITORIAL: Start studying for finals now

Editorial Board December 5, 2021

This is the last week of the fall semester before finals, and it is time to start studying for finals. For many students, procrastinating studying for any test or quiz until the last-minute seems to...

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State Rep. Darren Bailey speaks to a man at State Rep. Chris Miller’s fundraising event Monday afternoon. Bailey is running for the 55th State Senate District seat in the 2020 election.

EDITORIAL: State Sen. Bailey must denounce insurrectionist

Editorial Board December 2, 2021

An Illinois man connected to State Senator Darren Bailey’s campaign for Illinois governor is facing charges in connection to the Jan. 6 insurrection. Lawrence Ligas, 62, is charged with entering and...

EDITORIAL: Respect other winter holidays

EDITORIAL: Respect other winter holidays

Editorial Board December 1, 2021

As we get ready to be in the full swing of the holiday season, it is important to practice awareness. There are at least 14 religious holidays celebrated in December, but each year we hear complaints...

EDITORIAL: End the stigma around HIV, AIDS

EDITORIAL: End the stigma around HIV, AIDS

Editorial Board November 30, 2021

World AIDS Day started in 1998 and is observed on Dec. 1 every year to dedicate awareness and provide support to people who have lost their loved ones to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Despite...

The contents of The Daily Eastern News’ file on the Sept. 19 wreck that left one person dead and multiple people injured. The Illinois State Police turned over its case file on the incident to The News.

EDITORIAL: Public information is the best information

Editorial Board November 29, 2021

Recently, The Daily Eastern News received a response to a Freedom of Information Act request for the case file and dashcam footage of a wreck that occurred on Sept. 19. This came after FOIA denials from...

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EDITORIAL: Research Douglas Hall naming replacements

Editorial Staff November 28, 2021

Eastern's Naming Committee has begun the process of reviewing names suggested by University President David Glassman for their suitability. As the committee begins to do their research, do not be afraid...

(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...

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...

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...

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...

EDITORIAL: We need to use more clean energy

EDITORIAL: We need to use more clean energy

Editorial Board November 9, 2021

Fossil fuels — coal, oil and gas — are finite. These energy sources we depend on for electricity, transportation and everything else we need to have an easier quality of life will eventually run out. These...

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