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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

Book signing at Charleston library Sunday

Book signing at Charleston library Sunday

Luke Taylor, News Editor November 4, 2021

The Past-Forward Memoir Writers, a community-based writing group, have released their third book, “For the Record,” and will be reading segments and signing copies Sunday afternoon in the Charleston...

COLUMN: Dune movie appropriates culture of Muslims, lacks cast to represent it

COLUMN: ‘Dune’ movie appropriates culture of Muslims, lacks cast to represent it

Ryan Meyer, Columnist November 4, 2021

This weekend I had the opportunity to see “Dune” in theaters. With no prior knowledge of the books or previous film adaptations, I didn’t know what to expect. Going into it, I’m pretty sure I thought...

Winners chosen for Edible Book Festival

Valentina Vargas, Multicultural Reporter April 8, 2019

Colorful cakes and festive fruits representing popular children’s and young adult books were on display for the ninth annual Edible Book Festival Monday, kicking off the 2019 National Library Week celebration. This...

Alumnus returns library book that was checked out in 1974

Carole Hodorowicz, Staff Reporter January 25, 2019

An Eastern alumnus returned a library book to Booth Library Wednesday that was 16,347 days overdue.  Gary Henigman, who graduated in 1977, received a copy of “Twilight of the Gods: The Beatles in...

Addison Bayer, a sophomore majoring in jazz piano performance, looks for at books at the book sale outside of Booth Library.

Booth Library holds fall book sale

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter September 19, 2018

Booth Library hosted the fall book sale by the clock tower Wednesday morning. Everyone was welcome to browse books from multiple genres and buy any hardback for $2 and any paperback for $1; there were...

Center for the Humanities book club

Angelica Cataldo , Managing Editor January 31, 2017

  As part of an up-and-coming program focusing on the concept of mortality, the Center for the Humanities, in conjunction with members of the community, will be hosting a book club in various locations...

A rather fortunate viewing

Angelica Cataldo, Managing Editor January 18, 2017

More than 10 years and a canceled movie deal later, young adult author Daniel Handler has adopted the pseudonym Lemony Snicket again to revamp his infamous book series, “A Series of Unfortunate Events.” Only...

Bradley P. Tolppanen reads his published work

Professor publishes debut book on Winston Churchill

Danielle Tadlock, Staff Reporter June 16, 2014

Bradley Tolppanen, a professor of library services, published his first book "Churchill in North America, 1929. A Three Month Tour of Canada and the United States." The book took four years to write and...

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