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

Hand painted vases from Mexico all aligned in a row. (Adriana Hernande-sSAntana)

Adventure of the Week: Arcola Hispanic and American Grocery

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Editor-in-Chief June 6, 2023

For today's Adventure of the Week, I went to Arcola’s Hispanic and American Grocery. Now I know what you're thinking. What's so great and special about going to a supermarket?  Humor me for a...

The baseball team celebrates with Hunter Beetley (7) after his walk-off two-run home run in the bottom of the 11th inning during the Panthers first game of a three-game series against Eastern Kentucky Saturday at Coaches Stadium. The Panthers won the first game 13-11.

EIU Baseball reminisce win against Morehead to prepare for NCAA Tournament

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Editor-in-Chief May 31, 2023

On Saturday, Eastern Illinois baseball claimed the title of the Ohio Valley Conference Champions after defeating the No. 1 seed Morehead State with the final score being 6-5.  The Panthers, while overjoyed...

Sunrise with stars at Abe Matin Lodge

Adventure of the Week- Abe Martin Lodge in Brown County State Park

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Editor-in-Chief May 30, 2023

Alright, this one, I will be honest. I've had this trip planned out for a few months now and it is actually what inspired the concept of Adventure of the Week.  Finally, it is time to let this star...

People walking around Charleston Square near Castle and Cottage.

IHSA track meet helps local businesses

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Editor-in-Chief May 25, 2023

The IHSA Track meet brings in families from all over the state to see their athletes participate in the competition. With more than 2,000 athletes in the area, it’s bound for the city to get busy. But...

Head coach, Tara Archibald, speaks to her team between innings during the softball programs first ever NCAA Regional appearance at Sharon J. Drysdale Field on the Northwestern University campus on May 19 in Evanston, Il. The Panthers lost 2-0 to the Wildcats.

EIU softball loses first-ever NCAA Regional game

Autumn Schulz, Senior Sports Reporter May 19, 2023

The Eastern Illinois softball team lost its first game of its first-ever appearance in the NCAA Regional Tournament 2-0 to #15 Northwestern Friday afternoon. The tournament is double-elimination, therefore,...

Adventure of the Week-Charleston Carnegie Public Library

Adventure of the Week-Charleston Carnegie Public Library

Adriana Hernadez-Santana, Editor-in-Chief May 16, 2023

Here’s the thing. Coming from someone who has never been to the Charleston Carnegie Public Library before, it may just seem like your ordinary library.  But the thing that separates this library...

Eastern’s softball team holds up the championship bracket in celebration after winning the OVC Softball championship against SIUE 2-0 Saturday in Oxford, Ala.

Eastern to play Northwestern in regional NCAA tournament

Han Byer, Sports Photographer/Writer May 14, 2023

“Bring us our rings!”  That is what the Eastern Illinois softball team was screaming post-win after it clutched the program’s first ever OVC Softball Championship title win Saturday in Oxford,...

The Panthers celebrate after winning their first Ohio Valley Conference Championship title Saturday afternoon against the SIUE cougars 2-0.

Eastern softball captures first OVC Championship title

Han Byer, Sports Photographer May 13, 2023

The Eastern Illinois softball team won its first ever Ohio Valley Conference softball championship Saturday afternoon at Choccolocco Park in Oxford, Ala. The Panthers defeated the SIUE Cougars in a...

Jo Rich-Valdez, the founder and curator of Gaslight Art Colony and Gallery, points out artwork in Marshall.

Rural art beautifies, enhances communities

Heather Vosburgh, Reporter May 2, 2023

A new funding project out of the Tarble Arts Center was created to support local artists’ creative endeavors and build a stronger connection between the Coles County community and the arts. The project,...

New restaurant to come to MLK Union food court

New restaurant to come to MLK Union food court

Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor April 28, 2023

The Martin Luther King Jr. University Union will include Qdoba-Mexican Grill starting Fall 2023. According to a press release, Eastern has been talking with several national fast-food chains and decided...

Schedule and flyer of the student appreciation night that took place Thursday, April 27.

Student film night puts students’ work on display

Isabella Nantes, Reporter April 28, 2023

On Thursday night, nine students showcased the short films that they have been working on all semester before friends, family and faculty. The evening encompassed a culmination of creativity, hard work...

Chris Dixon, a junior finance major, studying for his statistics class, Thursday afternoon at Booth library.

Ways to prepare for finals

Ava Meyer, Reporter April 27, 2023

As finals week approaches, students are gearing up for long hours of studying and stress-filled nights. One of the biggest challenges during this time is finding a suitable place to study....

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