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

Dan Hahn is a graduate student studying English and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: In defense of the Kit-Kat

Dan Hahn, Columnist November 3, 2022

I don’t particularly care if the Kit Kat is loved or hated. But, my fellow columnist Will Padgett’s opinion that “Kit Kats are God-awful” paints an incomplete picture of the candy bar, and the...

Trent Jonas is a graduate student studying English and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: Halloween: a retrospective (and what to expect for the future)

Trent Jonas, Columnist October 29, 2022

So, because the Celtic idiots who lived 2,000 years ago thought that New Years was on November 1 instead of a week after Christmas, they came up with this shindig call Samhain, which is most decidedly...

Will Padgett is a first year graduate student studying English and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: Kit Kats are God-awful

Will Padgett, Columnist October 28, 2022

With Halloween right around the corner, I’d like to take this time to provide you all with some crucial information: Kit Kats are by far the worst candy ever. They suck. They’re the confectionary...

Adam Tumino

COLUMN: The Jolly Rancher people know what they’re doing

Adam Tumino, Columnist March 30, 2022

When the word genius is mentioned, there are several names that immediately come to mind. People like Albert Einstein, Sir Isaac Newton and Marie Curie are among some of history’s best scientific minds....

Students share best, worst of Halloween

Allison Little, Staff Reporter October 31, 2019

From dressing up to sweet treats, students shared their favorite, and least favorite, aspects of Halloween. Zack Archey, a freshman political science major, said he enjoys Halloween for all the costumes. “I...

Halloween trick or treat information

Staff Edit October 29, 2015

Charleston’s trick-or-treat hours will be Saturday 5:30-8 p.m. Tips of a safe night on Halloween Children should always be accompanied by an adult. Parents should plan a route for their children...

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