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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

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

COLUMN: The view from across the street

Trent Jonas, Columnist November 12, 2022

Sheer hell. That’s what it looked like to me, standing in front of the shuttered Dr. Smoothie, watching folks clamber for a place in the line snaking out of the bright and shiny damn Dunkin’ that just...

For the first 100 customers, store franchisee and owner Krishna Patel handed out free insulated tumblers. Krishna said they were looking at Charleston for a long time and were trying to find the right location. “We’re looking forward to working with the community, college, everyone,” Krishna said.

Charleston’s running on Dunkin’

Luke Taylor, Editor-in-Chief November 9, 2022

Students and “townies” alike descended on Charleston’s new Dunkin’ location this morning, lining up outside ahead of the 8 a.m. opening. Around 30 customers arrived before the doors opened, but...

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