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

Senior shares experience through art

Sisi Pascarella, Contributing Writer November 13, 2017

  Sharing her personal experience with mental illness, senior studio art major Ashley Dick displayed her art exhibit last week. Dick said she has been planning this show for about two years...

Prevent sexual assult, promote discussion

Bailey Flesner, Columnist October 16, 2017

Many people only think of sexual assault as unwanted penetration, but it is so much more than that. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, sexual assault is defined as “any type of sexual contact...

History is repeating itself, Syria documentary reveals

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter March 7, 2017

Millions of Syrian refugees have fled their country to escape the supporters of President Bashar al-Assad, also known as the Syrian regime. The Tarble Arts Center hosted a screening of the documentary...

Mellissa Nathan, a freshman pre med major samples goats milk chocolate From Germany as part of EIU and the Chocolate Factory, which features various unique chocolate samples from arund the world.

Students try international chocolates

Mallory Kutnick, Campus Reporter February 21, 2017

  Students sampled chocolates from five foreign countries Tuesday afternoon. In addition to German goat's milk chocolates, “EIU and the Chocolate Factory” showcased sea salt chocolates from...

The Rev. Rae Lewis-Thornton spoke out about her personal experience with HIV and AIDS at Whispers in the Dark Monday in the 7th Street Underground at Martin Luther King Jr. Union.

AIDS activist encourages openness about syndrome

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter February 13, 2017

Unprotected sex with a man she thought she loved turned into a diagnosis of HIV for the Rev. Rae Lewis-Thornton. Now an HIV and AIDS activist, Lewis-Thornton spoke about her experiences Monday night...

Kappa Alpha Psi honors Breast Cancer awareness week

Chrissy Miller, Staff Reporter October 3, 2016

Kappa Alpha Psi is holding their Kappa Cares week from Monday through Saturday. Joseph Archie, records keeper for the fraternity, said the week will include of mixture of social events and raising awareness...

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