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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

Karina Delgado

Karina Delgado, Sports Photographer

Hey, I'm Karina Delgado and I am the Photo Editor. I am a senior English major. It's been a long journey with The DEN. I came on the DEN staff to design pages and shoot Eastern athletics. Now here I am as Photo Editor and writing columns.

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Abigial Stites, a hospitality and tourism senior, manages the back of The Cafe located in Klehm Hall during lunch rush Thursday afternoon. Stites was manager for the kitchen and was in charge of recipes this week. This week The Cafe was serving cheese enchiladas, Mexican street corn, salad and chicken tortilla soup.


Karina Delgado, Photo Editor
March 12, 2021
Delainey File, a math education junior, prepares for tutoring in EIU Trio’s Student Support Services Tuesday evening. File tutors virtually and in person for math. File explains the experience is exciting since Files wants to be a math teacher.


Karina Delgado, Photo Editor
March 3, 2021
Desiree Theobald, a senior public relations major, folds t-shirts at Positively 4th Street Records Monday night. Theobald said she has been working at 4th Street for two years. “I really do enjoy it, Theobald said. She also said she enjoys the holidays, homecoming events and state track season in the shop.

FEATURE PHOTO: Hard at work

Karina Delgado, Photo Editor
January 19, 2021
Santa Claus waves goodbye as cars reach towards the end of Christmas in the Heart of Charleston parade Saturday evening. This year, Christmas in the Heart of Charleston had a drive-through parade where cars entered on 7th Street and drove by parade floats.

Santa Claus has come to town

Karina Delgado, Photo Editor
December 7, 2020
Megan Donovan, a junior career and technical education major, lifeguards at Padovan Pool Thursday evening. Donovan said she has been lifeguarding since she was 15 but started lifeguarding at Eastern this semester. “I like knowing that I’m responsible for peoples lives, she said.  “If there is a situation I am the one to save them.”

FEATURE PHOTO: Lifeguard on duty

Karina Delgado, Photo Editor
November 20, 2020
Kessler Ulberg, a senior studio art major, works on his vase project in Dounda Hall Sunday night. Ulberg explained that he is “coil building” for his Cermaics I project. Ulberg says the “modern art era” pictures in the classroom is what inspired his vase design.


Karina Delgado, Photo Editor
November 15, 2020
Kyle Ignalaga, a senior computer information technology major, works at the security desk in Booth Library Tuesday night. Ignalaga said he has been working at Booth Library for a year and a half and has been enjoying it since then.

FEATURE PHOTO: Library security

Karina Delgado, Photo Editor
October 28, 2020
Victor Cayres, piano instructor for the music department, takes a break in Dounda Fine Arts Center Sunday afternoon. Cayres said he has been in Dounda since 8 a.m. teaching, recording with singers and brass players and playing recitals all day on Sunday.


Karina Delgado, Photo Editor
October 25, 2020
Angelia Cosey, a sophomore nursing student, swipes students in at Stevenson dinning hall on Sunday evening. Cosey said she enjoys working at Stevenson and that “everyone is warm and helpful here.”


Karina Delgado, Photo Editor
September 27, 2020
Christian Hopper (left), a sophomore music education major, and Resa Fuller a senior music performance major, are “getting ready for the live stream jazz concert” Thursday night outside of Dounda Hall.

FEATURE PHOTO: Preparing to stream

Karina Delgado, Photo Editor
September 24, 2020
Conner Sanders (left), a sophomore music therapy major, long boards as Nick Myer (right), a sophomore chemistry major, walks with him after doing homework in the Dounda Hall red room Monday evening. Sanders and Myer said they were on their way to get food from Thomas Hall.

FEATURE PHOTO: Holiday walk

Karina Delgado, Photo Editor
September 7, 2020
Joseph Toner (left), junior public relations in health  major and Andrew Raymond (right), freshman computer and information technology major partipate a game of bags during ‘Meet the Fraternities’ Wednesday evening. Raymond said that rushing for greek life is “pretty fun so far.”

FEATURE PHOTO: Bags on the quad

Karina Delgado, Photo Editor
September 2, 2020
Easterns Army ROTC takes place in McAfee Gym on Thursday evening. Students prepare and get ready to go over their operation plan for Military Science lab.

FEATURE PHOTO: Platoon training

Karina Delgado, Assistant Photo Editor
February 7, 2020
Mary Ellen Greenburg, a senior television film production major, and Timothy Russell, a television film production major, work on a video project on Adobe Premiere for their Genres class Wednesday night.

FEATURE PHOTO: Working on the night movies

Karina Delgado, Assistant Photo Editor
February 6, 2020
Dakota Crowder, an early childhood education senior, and Annie Crowder, a fashion merchandising and design freshman, pass out free popcorn in front Plush Boutique at downtown Charleston square during the Christmas in the Heart of Charleston Saturday night.

FEATURE PHOTO: Free popcorn for the holidays

Karina Delgado, Assistant Photo Editor
December 9, 2019
Eastern’s Black Student Union and Pride groups joined together Wednesday in Coleman Auditorium to talk about the LGBTQ+ community. One of the things the panel mentioned was that cartoons do not represent the LGBTQ+ community as much as they should.


Karina Delgado, Assistant Photo Editor
October 30, 2019
Eastern President David Glassman is ready to cut the ribbon with a sword for the new eSports arena in Lantz Arena. The arena will host video game tournaments and teams.

[Photo] eSports arena unveiled Monday

Analicia Haynes, Senior Reporter
September 23, 2019
Coby Oliver, an undecided freshman, skateboards back to Taylor Hall Wednesday afternoon. Oliver was skateboarding back from Mindfulness Club and received free fruit while at the club. Oliver explained he skates around on campus “for the most part.”

FEATURE PHOTO: He was a skater boy

Karina Delgado, Assistant Photo Editor
September 18, 2019
Julian Gomez, a sophomore digital media major, takes pictures for his Introduction to Photography course outside Klehm Hall Tuesday. Gomez said he had to take five pictures with a human subject with five different techniques in only 30 minutes.

FEATURE PHOTO: Picture perfect

Karina Delgado, Assistant Photo Editor
September 3, 2019
Sabreena Weisenberger, a freshman undecided major, decides to study for her EIU Foundations class outside the Library Quad. Weisenberger explained how the weather was nice and needed to get out of her dorm from Thomas Hall to have some fresh air.

FEATURE PHOTO: Hitting the books outdoors

Karina Delgado, Associate News Editor
August 28, 2019
Matthew Riley, a sophomore double majoring in psychology and criminology, stops on his bike to say hi to a friend Monday at the Library Quad. Riley said he rides his bike everywhere on campus every day.

FEATURE PHOTO: Cycling is an everyday cycle

Karina Delgado, Assistant Photo Editor
August 26, 2019
Eastern’s Jimmy Govern (11) and Wyell Woods (6) high five after Govern scored a run in the Panthers’ 11-1 win over Illinois College on April 3. Eastern has three road games against Morehead State this weekend.

[Photo] Eastern drops doubleheader to Eagles

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor
April 18, 2019
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