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

Destiny Blanchard

Check out Kasabi Hibachi and Sushi on Wheels

Destiny Blanchard, Columnist September 16, 2021

As someone who is used to living in places with a seemingly endless variety of foods, one of my complaints about Charleston is its lack of variation when it comes to restaurant options. We do have a...

John Mulaney's real life 'could be a nursery'

John Mulaney’s real life ‘could be a nursery’

Maya Kurth, Columnist September 16, 2021

I absolutely adore John Mulaney. That man can do almost no wrong in my eyes. However, recently Mulaney’s life has taken a lot of unexpected turns that as a fan, I am confused by. I would like to stress...

COLUMN: Tips for staying sane in sickness alone

COLUMN: Tips for staying sane in sickness alone

Elise Keane, Columnist September 15, 2021

Adulting is a phrase we’ve heard a lot. It’s the art of being an adult. Whether it’s paying bills or buying groceries, we are more accountable for ourselves more than ever. It can be really...

Ellen Dooley

COLUMN: Eastern’s campus needs bike lanes

Ellen Dooley, Columnist September 15, 2021

Have you ever been walking down the sidewalks of Eastern? That is everyone, right? While walking, you will notice that some of the students here ride a bike, skateboard or electric scooter to class. Sometimes,...

COLUMN: Why you should listen to Bastille's music

COLUMN: Why you should listen to Bastille’s music

Ian Stobaugh, Columnist September 13, 2021

You’ve most likely heard the song “Pompeii” on the radio or anywhere really. The first place I heard it was in the trailer for the “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” movie that came out in 2014. I had...

Normalize students prioritizing their mental health

Normalize students prioritizing their mental health

Kari Craddock, Columnist September 13, 2021

In the last decade, chronic absenteeism, missing 10 percent or more of the school days in an academic year, has put approximately 6.5 million students from the ages six to 24 at risk of failure. Some...

Time to embrace the spooky season

Time to embrace the spooky season

Destiny Blanchard, Columnist September 9, 2021

If you’re a student, the months leading up to the fall season can bring many things. You get to head back to campus, hang out with the friends you missed, and inevitably the feeling of burnout as you...

Prioritize your college experience

Prioritize your college experience

Maya Kurth, Columnist September 9, 2021

I have spent almost all of my life involved in extracurricular activities. Those close to me can tell you that I was involved in everything I could be and loved every minute of it. That stopped in college....

College newspapers require work

College newspapers require work

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief September 8, 2021

The past few weeks have been some of the most stressful I have ever had.  I always thought I knew how much went into being the Editor-in-Chief for a student publication, but I don’t think...

Must-see 'Only Murders in the Building

Must-see ‘Only Murders in the Building

Elise Keane, Columnist September 8, 2021

Hulu’s new show “Only Murders in the Building” is a must-watch. The show follows three unlikely neighbors as they work together in an attempt to solve the case behind a tenant named Tim Kono who...

COLUMN: Be more understanding of those who are aromantic

COLUMN: Be more understanding of those who are aromantic

Ian Stobaugh, Columnist September 6, 2021

In my room, I have a pride flag. It’s a flag that has five stripes: dark green, light green, white, grey and black. When most people see it hanging on my wall, they ignore it or don’t notice it at...

COLUMN: The greatest Wii game, 'Boom Blox'

COLUMN: The greatest Wii game, ‘Boom Blox’

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor September 6, 2021

Lists of the greatest video games ever made always have one glaring omission: “Boom Blox” for the Wii. This staggering masterpiece of an entertainment product was made by EA, and Steven Spielberg...

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