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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

Charleston Food Pantry talks food surplus, support

Charleston Food Pantry talks food surplus, support

Kiara Craig, Campus Reporter August 30, 2021

The Charleston Food Pantry has been running for 13 years, first starting out in the basement of a church and eventually making its way to its own building on 990 W Street in Charleston, Illinois. Tod...

Carnegie Public Library waiving late book fees for food donations

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter June 10, 2019

Members of the Charleston community who have late book fines for the Carnegie Public Library can waive their fees by donating food, which will go to the Charleston Food Pantry, in the month of June. The...

Local musicians to perform old-time music at Roc’s

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief June 6, 2019

People can gather at Roc’s Blackfront Tavern & Grill Sunday afternoon to listen to old-time tunes from local musicians while giving back to the Charleston community. Gaye Harrison, organizer for...

Hunger Action Month activities exceed initial goals

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief December 4, 2016

  The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism raised over $900 during Hunger Action Month, with the money coming from numerous fundraisers and Coin Wars. All proceeds will be donated to...

Students help hungry families with ‘Cans 4 A Cause’

Maria Baldwin, Sports Feature Reporter November 10, 2016

“Cans 4 A Cause,” a benefit organized by students from CMN 3950, a class about conferences and event planning, collected donations of canned foods Wednesday night in the 7th Street Underground of the...

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