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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

‘Deuces’ film has great actors but weird ending

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief April 6, 2017

  Three African-American males immersed in drug dealing, violence and dishonesty is not a groundbreaking movie plot, but director Jamal Hill intertwines these thought-provoking dilemmas in his...

COLUMN: The Music of the Matrix: What is Electronic Music?

Courtland Walters, Contributing Writer March 22, 2017

  Have you ever heard of “The Matrix?” That’s right, the movie about living inside a virtual world. Much like the movie, there is a whole world of virtually created music called electronic...

Tom Morrow and Cathy Jordan of Dervish, a traditional / folk group from Ireland, perform a ballad at the Doudna Fine Arts Center Wednesday. Dervish successfully engaged its audience — a majority were clapping along with the traditional Irish music just before the intermission.

Review: Irish folk group Dervish delights

Clinton Johnson, Contributing Writer March 9, 2017

Last night, Charleston was graced with the presence of traditional Irish folk group Dervish. The group performed in the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Dervish has shared the...

Ben Affleck’s gangster flick fails to deliver

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Photo Editor February 2, 2017

Ben Affleck has presented a new-age take on a ’20s gangster movie in the film “Live by Night,” which he both stars in and directs. As the film begins, Affleck’s character, Joe Coughlin, is working...

‘Doctor Strange’ is one of Marvel’s best

Mace Mackiewicz, Contributing Writer November 10, 2016

After a pretty dismal second half of the year for movies, it was nice to finally get something to be excited about in the form of “Doctor Strange.” Most superhero movies this year were plain bad...

Students take yellow brick road to royalty

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter October 20, 2016

From chapter presidents to campus royals seniors Justin Earls and Catie Witt are proud holders of the 2016 Homecoming King and Queen titles. Both are heavily involved on campus and have been making...

Review: Starting to smell a lot like autumn

Jordan Hale, Online Editor October 20, 2016

Whenever I think of fall, I think of falling leaves, warm baked goods and chilly weather. Sometimes, the chilly weather is a bit too much, which is grounds for me to stay inside and curl up with my...

Somewhere, sober the rainbow

Kayln Kayslett, Editor-in-Chief October 20, 2016

  It is all fun and games until the student wakes up the next morning to an unbearable headache, overwhelming nausea and dizziness. This can be avoided by following three steps. Step one:...

DIY: How to tailgate, make pom poms on a budget

Jordan Hale, Online Editor October 20, 2016

Supplies: scissors, rolls of streamers in different colors, Heavy Duty tape (colored electrical, duct tape, masking tape), string, a cookie sheet How to: Start by cutting about 20 feet of each of the colors...

Weekly Trend: Michelle Obama’s timeless beauty

Thaija Evans, Verge Designer October 20, 2016

Election day is approaching, meaning President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama’s time in the White House is nearing an end. Michelle Obama solidified her title as one of the best dressed...

Flipping pancakes to support high school youth

Carole Hodorowicz, Verge Reporter October 20, 2016

They say the early bird gets the worm, but this weekend the early bird can get pancakes made by the Charleston Rotary Club in the parking lot of Dirty’s starting at 6:30 a.m. Students and locals can...

Homecoming Parade to bring out community

Chrissy Miller, Staff Reporter October 20, 2016

The annual Homecoming Parade is coming back to Eastern to create school spirit for the students and community alike at 9:30 a.m. this Saturday on 6th Street -Division Street. Tyler Vollmer, a graduate...

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