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

Students share plans for holiday break

Allison Little, Staff Reporting December 5, 2019

Winter break is coming, and students have a lot of plans for how to spend their time off.  Kareemah Martin, a senior television and video production major, said her plans were to just chill at home...

This is how adults celebrate Halloween

Megan Keane, Columnist October 30, 2019

If you’re anything like my family and me, Halloween is a big deal. In my household, we love horror movies, scary decorations and freaking each other out. When my siblings and I were younger, our parents...

Carnegie Public Library to celebrate LGBTQ pride

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief June 10, 2019

People can mingle over cupcakes while celebrating LGBTQ pride at the Charleston Carnegie Public Library's second Celebrate Pride social gathering next week. Library associate Daniel Briscoe said the...

Sophomore Amber Vroman from Seneca High School throws her arms up in celebration as she crosses the finish line during a preliminary heat of the 4x800 meter relay, solidifying her squad's first-place finish in the heat Thursday at O'Brien Field during the Illinois High School Association's Girls Track and Field semifinals.

FEATURE PHOTO: Celebrating success at semifinals

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor May 16, 2019

Sophomore Amber Vroman from Seneca High School throws her arms up in celebration as she crosses the finish line during a preliminary heat of the 4x800 meter relay, solidifying her squad's first-place finish...

Eastern celebrates Holi Festival in rain

Logan Raschke, News Editor April 28, 2019

The Saturday showers quite literally put a damper on the three-day Celebration Festival, but that did not stop Charleston from having a good time. Food trucks surrounded the Doudna Fine Arts Center;...

People talk to each other while they finish setting up the concert stage for Celebration a Festival of the Arts Thursday afternoon outside of The Doudna Fine Arts Center. Alverson Sound Inc. was contracted to build the stage by Z’s Music & Sound.

Festival of the Arts, Holi to come to campus this weekend

Staff Report April 25, 2019

Celebration: A Festival of the Arts and Holi, also commonly known as the Festival of Colors, will bring all things humanities to Eastern this weekend. Celebration is “a sure sign of the return of spring,”...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Celebrate holidays by reflecting

Staff Editorial April 21, 2019

There is no better way to celebrate a holiday than to be happy while doing so because a sad holiday celebration is not much of a celebration. So, in the spirit of keeping our spirits high at this stressful...

Ceremony recognizes minority students

Elizabeth Wood, Contributing Writer April 21, 2019

Seniors lined up next to the stage and, with a slight delay, the graduation fanfare softly floated through the room. Students walked over to the podium, some giving a wave or gesture to the crowd, before...

Celebration: A Festival of the Arts returns

Staff Report April 18, 2019

Celebration: A Festival of the Arts returns to  campus April 26 through April 28. It is a free event and will take place at south 7th Street between the Doudna Fine Arts Center and the Tarble Arts Center....

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A student decorates a lantern at the Chinese New Year celebration Tuesday evening in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

Eastern celebrates Chinese New Year

Valentina Vargas, Multicultural Reporter February 5, 2019

“Happy New Year” was the phrase heard all throughout the night for the Chinese Lunar New Year. The Chinese Students and Scholars, Asian American Association and University Board celebrated in a...

Be part of campus, the community

Staff Editorial April 23, 2018

This past weekend, Celebration: A Festival of the Arts returned to campus after a two-year hiatus. In case you missed it, this event was three days filled with live music, food, local art vendors, crafts...

Art festival to ‘celebrate’ return after 2 years

Paige Gemein, Contributing Writer April 1, 2018

As another school year comes to an end, Dan Crews, interim director of programming, publicity, and promotions for the Doudna Fine Arts Center, thinks it is only right to celebrate with an "end...

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