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

Documentary about life at Eastern to premiere Thursday

Analicia Haynes , Editor-in-Chief April 8, 2019

EIU: This Is Who We Are, a documentary about Eastern told by people who have a connection to the university, will premiere at 7 p.m. Thursday on WEIU-TV and will stream online at www.weiu.net. Twenty-six...

Documentary details Charleston’s account of historical moon landing

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter February 26, 2019

“To The Moon and Back: An Oral History on the Lunar Landing,” a documentary produced in collaboration between the History Department, Booth Library and WEIU-TV, explains Charleston’s account of the...

Students hear immigrant perspective in ‘Hear My Story’ documentary

Madelyn Loellke, Staff Reporter October 2, 2018

The Students for Peace and Justice showed a documentary called “Hear My Story” Tuesday night in the Lumpkin Auditorium. Members of the registered student organization spent a year creating the documentary,...

Documentary to reveal the lack of healthcare undocumented immigrants face

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter October 9, 2017

A showing of the documentary Clínica de Migrantes: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness will be at 5 p.m. in Lumpkin Hall Room 2030 as part of Latin Heritage Month at Eastern. Juanita Cross,...

Spanish and Latin American Studies professor Kristin Routt and campus minister Doris Nordin discuss specifics of the nights events. “Everyone has dreams, continue fighting for them,” anonoymous, the video made and shown by the SPJ concluded, focusing on the importance of immigrants and of telling their stories.

SPJ stands up for immigrants

Brooke Schwartz, Staff Writer September 25, 2017

On Monday, Students for Peace and Justice showed their original documentary “I am Migration” for the second semester in a row. The documentary focused on different undocumented immigrants in the...

History is repeating itself, Syria documentary reveals

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter March 7, 2017

Millions of Syrian refugees have fled their country to escape the supporters of President Bashar al-Assad, also known as the Syrian regime. The Tarble Arts Center hosted a screening of the documentary...

Music competition coming to Eastern campus

Angelica Cataldo , Entertainment Reporter September 1, 2016

After having a good time working on a documentary about a musician and composer in Utah, Producer Roy Wells and his partner Ryan Wiggins got the idea to take their music initiative to a higher level....

It’s A Girl start of University Board

Luis Martinez, Entertainment Editor September 9, 2015

The University Board Ideas and Issues committee showed the first film of their documentary series, aimed to discuss serious topics Wednesday in Coleman Hall. While the turnout for the viewing was not...

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