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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

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COLUMN: Lance Stroll should take a walk

Alli Hausman, Copy Chief April 26, 2024

The year is 2016, Italy.  Thousands filled the crowd, packed together to see one of the final races of the Formula 3 season.  Engines roared in the distance, approaching at an ever-increasing speed.  There...

Staff profile for Camron.

COLUMN: ‘Lady Bird’: The art of adolescence

Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor February 6, 2024

Saoirse Ronan depicts the highs and lows of adolescence. Ronan plays Christina 'Lady Bird' McPherson in the 2017 film "Lady Bird." "Lady Bird" demonstrates the struggle that we have all dealt with:...

Dear Aunt T: Rejections and reflections

Dear Aunt T: Rejections and reflections

Tera Johnson-Swartz, Columnist November 13, 2023

Recently, one of my professors tasked us with reading a variety of professionals’ take on rejection. I couldn’t help but recall my “first”. Not my first literary one, mind you. For some odd...

Staff profile for Camron.

COLUMN: ‘The Mule’ is unique, but missing pieces

Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor November 4, 2023

"The Mule" has a somewhat unique plotline but feels like something is missing. Released in 2018, The Mule stars Clint Eastwood as Earl Stone who is a lonely 90-year-old man who is reserved from his...

Dan Hahn is a graduate student studying English and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: Beyond ‘sincerely,’ using subtlety to stand out in the inbox

Dan Hahn, Columnist October 26, 2023

I am no courtesy crusader, but as someone who studies writing for both school and fun, I often contemplate effective communication practices and if the perceptions of readers align with the intentions...

Dan Hahn is a graduate student studying English and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: From hours to minutes: AI-powered tools for academic success

Dan Hahn, Columnist October 12, 2023

What if you could rapidly complete your reading list without sacrificing comprehension or focus, and still have time and energy left for rest and recreation? As someone who does a great deal of reading...

COLUMN: Tupac Shakurs Murder is a Case of Judicial Injustice

COLUMN: Tupac Shakur’s Murder is a Case of Judicial Injustice

Jade Maxwell, Columnist October 9, 2023

This week, we’re going to have a more serious discussion about rap legend, Tupac Shakur. 27 years after his murder in Las Vegas, a murder suspect has finally been arrested for the homicide of Tupac. While...

Brie Coder is a graduate student studying graduate student in communication and leadership and can be reached at bmcoder@eiu.edu or 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: Spooky season is in full effect

Brie Coder, Columnist October 4, 2023

It’s that time of year; spooky season is in full effect! Whether your pick of poison is fictitious horror or the shock and awe of true crime, October certainly brings the blood-curdling screams and...

Brie Coder is a graduate student studying graduate student in communication and leadership and can be reached at bmcoder@eiu.edu or 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: Is Jake Paul a legitimate fighter?

Brie Coder, Columnist September 27, 2023

Last month, Netflix debuted the documentary “Untold: Jake Paul the Problem Child,” which chronicles the life of Jake Paul and how he went from an Internet influencer to a “legitimate boxer.” Yes,...

COLUMN: The beauty of close proximity friendships

COLUMN: The beauty of close proximity friendships

Kierstyn Budz, Columnist September 22, 2023

This past weekend I had the opportunity to go to Camp New Hope. If you are unaware of what that is, it is the location of a leadership retreat put on by Residence Hall Association and National Residence...

Dan Hahn is a graduate student studying English and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: Octogenarians and optics 

Dan Hahn, Columnist September 21, 2023

There is a headline from a recent edition of The Morning Brew Newsletter that reads “The new Rolling Stones album makes 80 look good” – the article shines light on the fact that the legendary...

Brie Coder is a graduate student studying graduate student in communication and leadership and can be reached at bmcoder@eiu.edu or 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: Cartoons, cartoons, cartoons… oh my!

Brie Coder, Columnist September 20, 2023

August and September are all about anniversaries and national pseudo holidays, as we celebrate the 13th and 26th anniversary of “The Regular Show” and “South Park,” respectively, and Batman Day...

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