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

DEN alumni remembers 9/11 coverage

DEN alumni remembers 9/11 coverage

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter September 10, 2021

Saturday is the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that shocked the country in 2001, and Daily Eastern News alum Bill Ruthhart was one of the college journalists who was involved with news coverage...

Eastern remembers impact of 9/11 attacks

Eastern remembers impact of 9/11 attacks

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief September 10, 2021

Twenty years ago Saturday, a terrorist attack shocked the United States from those leading the country to those in small towns like Charleston. The country watched in horror as 2,977 lives were taken...

Professors share their 9/11 experiences

Professors share their 9/11 experiences

Ethan Schobernd, Campus Reporter September 10, 2021

Saturday marks two decades since the Boeing aircraft struck the twin towers, forever changing the lives of United States citizens. Professors recalled their lives during that time, and how they reacted...

EDITORIAL: 9/11 affects Gen Z differently

EDITORIAL: 9/11 affects Gen Z differently

Editorial Board September 9, 2021

Saturday marks the 20th anniversary since the national tragedy of 9/11. At the start of the day of Sept. 11, 2001, no one knew how much our country would change from that day on. However, as the years...

TED Talks on 9/11 delivered at Eastern Wednesday

Imani Tapley, Staff Reporter September 11, 2019

With tables filled in the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union, students and staff gathered to discuss what impacts 9/11 has had during the Office of Civic Engagement and...

Eastern remembers World Trade Center attacks

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor September 10, 2019

Students, staff and community members can gather Wednesday morning to memorialize those who died on 9/11 at the remembrance ceremony. Beth Dunahee, assistant director of military services, said the purpose...

First EIU ‘Ted Talk’ to kick off on Wednesday

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor September 9, 2019

Students can attend the first EIU Ted Talk to participate in civic discussion Wednesday about how 9/11 changed immigration policies, how Islamophobia has shifted over years and what freedom of speech entails. Beth...

Ceremony to remember heroes of 9/11

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter September 10, 2018

A memorial ceremony Tuesday morning will commemorate heroes and others who died on 9/11. Eastern’s New Student and Family Programs will host the 9/11 Memorial Ceremony at the north side of the library...

Remembering 9/11’s impact today

Remembering 9/11’s impact today

Chrissy Miller , News Editor September 11, 2017

Although she is too young to recall the day the tragedy happened, freshman psychology major Kirsten Daugherty still sees the affect the Sept.11 attacks have had on present-day issues. “Whenever I...

Editorial: Help children understand tragedies

Staff Editorial September 12, 2016

Fifteen years ago yesterday, the shape of American life, politics, travel, culture and security changed irreversibly. We need not remind the reader what happened on Sept. 11, 2001. Instead, we would...

Moment of silence to recognize Sept. 11

Lauren McQueen, Staff Reporter September 11, 2014

The Military Student Assistance Center is spending the day Thursday commemorating the events that happened on Sept. 11, 2001. The MSAC will be displaying a memorial consisting of pictures, posters, videos...

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