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

EDITORIAL: Sex should not be a taboo topic in college

EDITORIAL: Sex should not be a taboo topic in college

Editorial Staff February 10, 2022

Sex is not a bad word. Many people wait until their children reach a certain age to teach them about sex. Some never really teach them, relying on school systems to provide that education. Most schools...

COLUMN: My grade shouldnt rely on others work in group projects

COLUMN: My grade shouldn’t rely on others work in group projects

Maya Kurth, Columnist December 9, 2021

Don’t get me wrong, I know that I will work with people for the rest of my life – my major quite literally relies on it, but I don’t think it should be forced in college with group projects.  I...

COLUMN: College has changed. And now I hate it

COLUMN: College has changed. And now I hate it

Katja Benz, Columnist December 7, 2021

For some students, they do not remember in-person college, let alone in-person school. I, on the other hand, started college in May 2018, which was pre-pandemic. Honestly, I remember loving my experience...

Sonae Bishop, a junior community health major, works on writing a paper in the study lounge area of Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Monday afternoon.

The perfect study spots on campus

Luke Taylor, News Editor December 6, 2021

With finals week fast approaching, students are buckling down to get homework done, maybe for the first time all semester. The right study spot could completely change how well they can focus on work. Where...

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: A letter to the Fine Arts students

COLUMN: A letter to the Fine Arts students

Killeen Reidy, Columnist November 1, 2021

Hi, my name is Killeen Reidy, and I used to be a music performance major.   Here’s a little more background. It was winter of senior year during high school, and I had been learning percussion for...

COLUMN: Working students are not lazy

COLUMN: Working students are not lazy

Ian Stobaugh, Columnist October 18, 2021

In high school, I worked at Panera for 35 hours a week for $9 an hour. I was a straight A student with a 3.9 GPA at the time, but everyone told me that since I was 16, I needed a job. People told me...

Here are ways to de-stress in college

Jaidyn Yarber February 18, 2020

Being a college student almost guarantees a busy schedule. Students have to stretch their time for class, studying, sports, jobs, sororities/fraternities, RSOs, etc. and spare time offers a chance to sleep...

Modern relationships are not serious

Jaidyn Yarber February 3, 2020

I was told not to date in high school. So, the last thing I expected to hear in college was it’s the worst time to date. Especially in this time and age, it’s as if dating is a thing of the past. Titles...

Surround yourself with the right people

Karena Ozier January 27, 2020

Ever since grade school I have been told to surround myself with good people. People that have good values and do good things. I was told that the people that I do surround myself with will have a huge...

The semester’s almost over; we can do it

Blake Faith December 6, 2019

One last stretch. Instead of calling it one last week before finals, I’m calling it the final stretch of this semester.  For everybody at this university, whether they are faculty, BSWs, students,...

College friends are the best friends you’ll ever have

Jessica Stewart, Columnist May 23, 2019

Remember when we all said that we’d keep in touch with our friends from high school? Remember when you thought your high school best friends would be your best friends for life? I remember, and...

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