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

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

COLUMN: Hello, darkness, etc., etc.

Trent Jonas, Columnist November 5, 2022

That’s it. The end. You’re not going to see another sunset later than 6 p.m. until March. In fact, this weekend, when we spiral back into the existential abyss of standard time, they’re just going...

EDITORIAL: Time to get rid of Daylight Saving Time

Editorial Board November 7, 2021

Daylight Saving Time came to an end at 2 a.m. on Sunday, and with this occasion, we had to set clocks back by one hour. The idea behind DST is to conserve energy and make better use of daylight, but...

Daylight Saving kicks off Sunday

Luke Taylor, Campus Reporter March 6, 2020

People across America will turn their clocks forward Sunday marking the start of Daylight Saving Time and the continuance of a not-so-new debate. It was originally put in place to conserve the fuel needed...

Students share thoughts on daylight saving time

Corryn Brock, News Editor November 3, 2019

In 1966, the Uniform Time Act was signed into law, introducing structured daylight saving time to the country as a whole. Two states in the U.S. do not participate in daylight saving time: Arizona and...

Staff Report Daylights Saving Time

November 2, 2017

The beginning of a new season means that it is time to ‘fall back’ as daylight saving time ends 2 a.m. Sunday. Clocks will need to be set back an hour. Daylight saving is observed in about 70...

Students have mixed feelings on daylight saving

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter November 6, 2016

  Early Sunday morning, clocks across the country changed for daylight saving time. People have made their clocks, phones and watches fall one hour behind. The U.S. started using daylight...

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