The Daily Eastern News

It’s your vote, paid for by the sacrifice of others

November 3, 2014

Today, after months of attack ads, debates and endorsements, the midterm elections are upon us. Based on historical trends, many people who voted last year will not show up to the polls this time. The United States does not require one to vote, and you have every right to stay home. However, the r...

Students should explore alternative education

Jarad Jarmon

November 2, 2014

At a certain point in one’s college career, students like myself might notice lectures on your desired fields can feel redundant. Even though they might be separate classes, lectures over certain topics are repeated. This, of course, is not the fault of the instructor. You are given a handful of p...

Vote for Quinn, the lesser of two evils

November 2, 2014

If this editorial has all the familiar signs of the “lesser of two evils” political mantra, it’s intentional. It’s a feeling all-too recognizable in Illinois politics, but it’s the reality of our current political make-up. And when it comes to governing the state of Illinois, Pat Quinn is the lesse...

Rauner is the man for the job in Illinois

Timmy Pawula

November 2, 2014

On Tuesday, Nov. 4, Illinois politics could change forever, should voters decide to cast ballots for Bruce Rauner. As a student, you are one step away from “real life,” and should thus care about how well your state is doing. Issues like taxes, corruption, jobs, spending, pensions, education and crime wi...

Eastern departs New England with two victories

By Jordan Pottorff Staff Reporter

October 16, 2011

The Eastern rugby team beat the Quinnipiac Bobcats in Hamden, Conn. to improve their record to 6-0. Read More »...

Group tours haunted places on campus

By Ethan Stephenson Staff Reporter

October 12, 2011

The Illinois Metaphysical and Paranormal Society will host a meet and greet Saturday at the Charleston Moose Lodge, followed by a Haunted Coles County tour. Read More »...

South Quad to be used as driving range

Kathryn Richter Staff Reporter

October 8, 2011

The South Quad will be turned into a driving range for charity on Tuesday. Read More »...

Chicago rocks family, students-photo

Chicago rocks family, students-photo

Kimberly Foster | The Daily Eastern News

October 8, 2011

Walt Parazaider, a founding member of the band Chicago, plays saxophone Saturday during the first of two show put on by the band in Lantz Arena as part of Family Weekend. Parazaider also plays flute and woodwinds for the band. (Kimberly Foster | The Daily Eastern News) Read More »...

Pride to celebrate important day

By Nike Ogunbodede Campus Editor

October 8, 2011

Armed with a microphone, two speakers and an emcee, members of EIU Pride will help members of the Eastern community who are keeping secrets about their sexuality, or just secrets in general, on Tuesday. Read More »...

Feature Photo: Going The Distance

Feature Photo: Going The Distance

Kimberly Foster | The Daily Eastern News

October 6, 2011

Nathan Aue, senior family and consumer sciences major, winds up to toss a paper airplane Thursday during a paper plane distance competition on the Library Quad. (Kimberly Foster | The Daily Eastern News) Read More »...

ON THE CHEAP: Cheap Date

October 3, 2011

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