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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

Free COVID-19 vaccines, boosters available Wednesday

Free COVID-19 vaccines, boosters available Wednesday

Amayah Farley, Contributing Writer December 7, 2021

A clinic with free COVID-19 vaccines and boosters for Eastern students, faculty and staff will be held Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The clinic will be...

COLUMN: Vaccination rates show disparities with developing countries

COLUMN: Vaccination rates show disparities with developing countries

Destiny Blanchard, Columnist November 28, 2021

A COVID-19 variant, called the omicron variant, has been discovered in a few countries recently. This variant has been seen in cases in South Africa and surrounding countries, along with a few European...

Lindsey Carlson, a grauduate assistant at th Health Education Resource Center, partipates in a group discussion about the upcoming Flu Clinic in a Writing for News Media class.

HERC’s flu clinic, free flu vaccine

Madelyn Kidd, Managing Editor October 7, 2021

Editor's Note: This article has been updated to further clarify information about the flu clinic and vaccine availability. A clinic with free flu shots for faculty and staff provided by Eastern’s...

President Glassman delivers his State of the University address in the Dvorak Concert Hall on Oct. 6, 2021.

Glassman addresses Eastern, talks concerns, goals

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief October 6, 2021

University President David Glassman spoke on the six goals he has for the university in the current academic year during his State of the University address Wednesday afternoon. His goals included the...

Tanya Willard, Coordinator for the Gender and Sexual Diversity Center, presents a slideshow on what pronouns are and how to use them during the Wednesday Student Government meeting.

Student Senate discusses pronouns, gender diversity

Ethan Schobernd, Campus Reporter September 23, 2021

Eastern’s Student Government welcomed a guest speaker to discuss pronouns and gender diversity to the student senators on Wednesday at 7th Street Underground. After calling the meeting to order and...

COLUMN: Vaccine hesitancy is dangerous

COLUMN: Vaccine hesitancy is dangerous

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Columnist September 19, 2021

If you have been on Twitter at all last week, then you probably saw the discourse that started when rapper Nicki Minaj was asked by a fan if she was attending the Met Gala and she replied saying no. She...

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