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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

COLUMN: The value of college memories

COLUMN: The value of college memories

Maya Kurth, Columnist November 11, 2021

When I got to college, I was fairly certain that I was going to graduate at 19-years-old as a marketing major without a group of friends, and I was content with that. Believe it or not, none of those things...

COLUMN: Check on us: We’re not OK

Logan Raschke, Columnist June 5, 2020

Check on the college students in your life during this pandemic and economic recession. We’re not OK. In fact, (at least) half of the country isn’t doing OK. A Kaiser Family Foundation poll found...

‘Grown-ish’ is college on spot

Rayshaun Stevens, Columnist January 23, 2020

If you know the TV show "Black-ish" or you are a college student, you most likely know about the spin-off show "Grown-ish." The show, which premiered in 2018, is a coming-of-age story about a group of...

Time to study: Students give advice before last class week, finals week

Elizabeth Wood, Photo Editor December 1, 2019

Eastern students shared their tips for working through the last week of classes in the semester. Find a place to study Many students like studying in quiet areas before finals. Elizabeth Hicks,...

Set goals to prepare for life after college

Kate Rehwinkel, Columnist August 18, 2019

It is finally official, I am a senior and this is going to be my last year at Eastern. I have decided to set personal and academic goals this school year. Every student at Eastern should enjoy the school...

College is a cup of coffee: too brief

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist April 24, 2019

For the past couple of weeks, my dad has been repeating a few words to me that have yet to hit me with their full weight until I sat down to write this column, my last column for The Daily Eastern News: “College...

Program helps students with autism adjust to college life

Logan Raschke, News Editor April 22, 2019

The first autism transitional program for college students in the state of Illinois began at Eastern; it is called the Students with Autism Transitional Education Program. STEP director Rebecca Edgington...

Do yourself a favor; just go to sleep

Logan Raschke, News Editor April 18, 2019

Go to bed. I understand that you probably have a lot on your plate, but just go to bed. Adults aged 18-25 are supposed to get between 7-9 hours of sleep a night. I want you now to think about the last...

How to improve the spring concert

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor April 14, 2019

Lovelytheband performed in McAfee Thursday, and if most students were asked, they did not care about the concert and did not go. Whether or not the group itself is part of that formula, there are ways...

STAFF EDITORIAL: With spring comes lots of allergies

Staff Editorial April 14, 2019

Spring is here, which means all of our worries are in the past because spring marks the closing of the year. Well, there are projects and end-of-the-year deadlines that are on all of our plates. Not...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Cherish this week, keep working hard, stay optimistic

Staff Editorial April 7, 2019

This week is one that all of us at Eastern need to cherish and enjoy while it lasts. There are a lot of things that will be coming up soon, and this week can provide us all with the opportunities to relax...

Students unload, reflect after spring break week

Katelyn Eddington, Contributing Writer March 17, 2019

Eastern students coming back from spring break found time to relax, be adventurous and prepare for the final stretch of the semester. Dymine Dorsey, an Andrews resident and desk assistant and senior English...

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