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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

Leila Lawson, a senior biology major, enjoys lunch while she eats Chick-fil-A with her friend, Sihile Mwalongo, a senior economics major. They both say the union is their favorite place to eat on campus.

What is Chick-fil-A without their waffle fries?

Ava Meyer, Reporter March 3, 2023

For weeks, Chick-fil-A has been out of their waffle fries which has caused students to post on their social media and create controversy across campus. Chick-fil-A has been a dining option...

Luz Stanislawek (left), freshman pre physical therapy major, Brianna King (middle), a freshman criminology major, and Margaret McNellis, a freshman special education major, enjoy lunch together on Thursday afternoon at the Food Court in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. King decided to stop by at the lunch table after seeing Stanislawek and McNellis eating lunch.

FEATURE PHOTO: Chatting and chewing

Melissa Jabek, Photographer February 21, 2020

Luz Stanislawek (left), freshman pre physical therapy major, Brianna King (middle), a freshman criminology major, and Margaret McNellis, a freshman special education major, enjoy lunch together on Thursday...

Dealing with the chicken in the room

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter October 16, 2019

Chick-Fil-A, a humble chicken chain, was officially started in 1967, in Atlanta, Georgia by Samuel Truett Cathy after the success of his previous business, the Dwarf House. They seem to be quickly climbing...

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