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

Brian Carter, a worker for King-Lar Company, fastens a vent in one of the science labs in the Life Science Building.

Biology students, staff relocated during construction

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Campus Reporter May 23, 2022

Faculty, students and officer workers needed to relocate during the construction of the Life Science Building. Most of the renovations are considered domestic changes, with workers soon finishing ductwork...

Raven Ramsey, senior construction management major and Katherine Farrell, a graduate student studying sociology, cut wood in a project for the Construction Club.

Construction Club builds connections between students

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Associate News Editor October 3, 2021

Construction Club is a service-based registered student organization that helps students learn the skills they need in a career in construction. It started as a way to create an environment where students...

Progress and setbacks on campus renovations  

Chrissy Miller, News Editor August 22, 2017

Although issues with the state government prevent Eastern from moving forward with a $5 million renovation of the heating and ventilation in Coleman Hall and the Life Sciences building, projects including...

The current progression of the courtyard, as seen from the top of Lawson Hall. The courtyard is expected to be completed by May 2015.

New completion goal for new south quad courtyard

Mackenzie Freund, City Editor December 9, 2015

The original goal for the completion of a housing construction project had to be pushed because of some unavoidable delays, said Mark Hudson, director of Housing and Dining. The construction project...

7th Street parking lot closed for construction

Blake Warman, Staff Reporter July 9, 2014

Seventh Street parking lot will be under construction for the extraction of three underground gas tanks. The current construction going on is the removal of three 40,000-gallon tanks that Eastern is...

Road construction to slow down traffic

Amanda Wilkinson, Online Editor June 10, 2014

Construction on state Route 16 will leave at least one lane open in each direction starting June 11. Bob Utz, a district seven construction engineer for the Illinois Department of Transportation, said...

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