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

Will Padgett is a graduate student studying English and can be reached at 581-2912

COLUMN: An Ode to The Snack-Bringer

Will Padgett, Columnist March 31, 2023

So I have been working in the library for a full academic year at this point and I have just got to say: the individual who drops off the free snacks is an angel.   My car could explode and I could...

Booth Library has only one accessible outside entrance on the South side of campus.

Booth Library hosts first research event

Kaylee Yeakel, Reporter March 28, 2023

Goody bags, research help, and free coffee pulled in over a dozen students to the event at Booth Library on Monday evening. The Writing Center, TRiO, and other student support offices partnered together...

Madison Palmer, a graduate student and human services program admin, buys books from the Spring Book Sale on Wednesday afternoon in Booth Library.

Booth Library holds book sale despite bad weather

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Campus Reporter April 13, 2022

Eastern Illinois Univeristy’s Booth Library hosts their Spring Book Sale in the West Reading Room on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Many of the books for sale are donations by Charleston community...

Booth Library supplied students with a “blind date with a book” throughout the month of Feb. for those to enjoy mystery books.

Booth Library provides blind dates with books for students

Maddi Walton, Campus Reporter February 14, 2022

Booth Library has Blind Date with a Book throughout February for students to enjoy mystery books. Don’t have a date for Valentine’s Day? Look no further, because Booth Library has the perfect solution....

THROUGH THE LENS: The News year in photos

THROUGH THE LENS: The News’ year in photos

The News December 31, 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, the staff of The Daily Eastern News invites you to look back at the year through our lens. January February March April May June July August September   October November December   Happy...

Sonae Bishop, a junior community health major, works on writing a paper in the study lounge area of Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Monday afternoon.

The perfect study spots on campus

Luke Taylor, News Editor December 6, 2021

With finals week fast approaching, students are buckling down to get homework done, maybe for the first time all semester. The right study spot could completely change how well they can focus on work. Where...

Campus closed for fall break

Campus closed for fall break

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter October 13, 2021

Friday’s classes are canceled as this weekend is Eastern’s Fall Break, and there are going to be some changes in the hours of operation for some of the university’s dining halls and other facilities. According...

EDITORIAL: Visit Hungarian Uprising exhibit

EDITORIAL: Visit Hungarian Uprising exhibit

Editorial Staff October 13, 2021

There is currently an exhibit on campus that can teach Eastern students about world history, but in fact represents something even more important. An exhibit opened Monday in Booth Library that details...

THROUGH THE LENS: The Hungarian Uprising at 65: An Exhibit

Jessica Nantes and Rob Le Cates October 11, 2021

  The 1956 Hungarian Uprising was a revolt by the Hungarians against the ruling Communist Party and Soviet led policies which crippled Hungary after World War 2. Over 100,000 Hungarian citizens...

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