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

EDITORIAL: Admin can, need to do more in negotiations

EDITORIAL: Admin can, need to do more in negotiations

Editorial Board March 22, 2023

Right before spring break, UPI-EIU released that they authorized the ability to strike. This does not mean they are going to strike, but possess the ability to call for a strike in the near future. With...

Members of Eastern Illinois Universitys of University of Professionals Illinois attend the Board of Trustees meeting in the Grand Ballroom of Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

EDITORIAL: Union members need to vote to strike

Editorial Board March 8, 2023

EIU-UPI will vote on the ability to strike Wednesday and Thursday and we at The News encourage members to vote both in general and in favor of the strike. Eastern’s chapter of the University Professionals...


EDITORIAL: Do not hold grudges against The News for the past

Editorial Board March 8, 2023

A recurring problem for us at The News has been people holding grudges or hatred towards the newspaper for past instances. Recently on Saturday, the 2023 Unofficial occurred. In the past editors of...

EDITORIAL: Women in journalism numbers rising, sexist views not

EDITORIAL: Women in journalism numbers rising, sexist views not

Editorial Board March 1, 2023

The women at The News have had a myriad of experiences as women in the journalism field in our short time in the work field. We have also witnessed the experiences of other women journalists as well. While...

EDITORIAL: Gatrell for president: Pros and cons

EDITORIAL: Gatrell for president: Pros and cons

Editorial Board February 5, 2023

With the announcement of Eastern’s 13th university president, Jay Gatrell, we at The News have had our own interactions and experiences with Gatrell.  These interactions have given us our own thoughts...

Students walk from Andrews Hall to Old Main Saturday afternoon. The students walked in protest of Tyre Nichols, a Black man who was killed by five members of the Memphis, Tenn. at a traffic stop.

EDITORIAL: There needs to be a change

Editorial Board February 1, 2023

Another police brutality has affected the Black community, once again. Tyre Nichols was killed by police officers on Jan. 7 and died Jan. 10. Tragedies like these are happening too often, but you don’t...

EDITORIAL: Believe scientists about science issues

EDITORIAL: Believe scientists about science issues

Editorial Board January 25, 2023

Typically, science is a field of fact and researched studies, but it has increasingly become a topic of debate. The thing is- there is nothing to debate.  COVID-19 and women’s health has specifically...

Members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., write important messages on posters and encourage others to as well, to hold up while walking in the march for the 36th annual Martin Luther King Jr. program on Monday evening.

EDITORIAL: Commemorate buildings with meaning

Editorial Staff January 17, 2023

With Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Day celebrations wrapping up for another year, we at the News took time to reflect on how well Eastern has commemorated MLK Jr beyond the university union being named...

This is the conveyor belt from the folding unit which conveys the cut and folds into the newspaper that comes off the printing press line.

EDITORIAL: One year later of weekly content

Editorial Board January 11, 2023

Last year, The Daily Eastern News ran its last daily print edition due to changes within the journalism department. Several factors weighed in on the decision; Eastern’s reduced enrollment led to...

EDITORIAL: Eastern needs more holiday inclusivity

EDITORIAL: Eastern needs more holiday inclusivity

Editorial Board December 12, 2022

You may have noticed the big holiday event in the Doudna Fine Arts center this weekend. Along with the 15+ foot tree in the concourse, there were some sprinklings of Hanukah and Kwanzaa decorations in...

A wheelchair in front of a flight of stairs outside of Lantz Arena on Nov. 18 at Eastern.

EDITORIAL: Students with disabilities should not have to fend for themselves

Editorial Board November 30, 2022

Over the past several weeks, we at The News have been looking into the process for reporting issues with accessibility on campus.  We knew it would be a complex issue, but we were not prepared for...

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...

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