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

A wheelchair in front of a flight of stairs outside of Lantz Arena on Nov. 18 at Eastern.

EDITORIAL: Students with disabilities should not have to fend for themselves

Editorial Board November 30, 2022

Over the past several weeks, we at The News have been looking into the process for reporting issues with accessibility on campus.  We knew it would be a complex issue, but we were not prepared for...

EDITORIAL: Vote yes for Worker’s Rights Amendment

EDITORIAL: Vote yes for Worker’s Rights Amendment

Editorial Staff November 1, 2022

We at the News fully support the Worker’s Rights Amendment proposed on this year’s election ballot to amend the Illinois Constitution's first amendment. This amendment, which would be added under...

EDITORIAL: If its not a crime, why are they doing time?

EDITORIAL: If it’s not a crime, why are they doing time?

Editorial Board October 12, 2022

Last week, President Joe Biden signed an executive order to pardon charges of marijuana possession under federal law. This move was made in light of many states legalizing recreational marijuana. We...

EDITORIAL: The cost of searching for a new president

EDITORIAL: The cost of searching for a new president

Editorial Board September 14, 2022

As President Glassman's term comes to end on June 30,2023, a new term for another president must begin. With that, the start of a search for a proper candidate for the position is already in motion. Well,...

A sign in support of the University Professionals of Illinois wage negotiation on March 21.

EDITORIAL: Eastern admin not ‘All In’ for professors

Editorial Board August 31, 2022

We at the Daily Eastern News support Eastern’s chapter of the University Professionals of Illinois, EIU-UPI, in their ongoing negotiation for a new contract with Eastern.  The negotiations have been...

EDITORIAL: Sex should not be a taboo topic in college

EDITORIAL: Sex should not be a taboo topic in college

Editorial Staff February 10, 2022

Sex is not a bad word. Many people wait until their children reach a certain age to teach them about sex. Some never really teach them, relying on school systems to provide that education. Most schools...

EDITORIAL: Happy holidays and enjoy winter break

EDITORIAL: Happy holidays and enjoy winter break

Staff Editorial December 9, 2021

We are once again at the end of a long, difficult semester. Every semester has its challenges and its ups and downs, but each of the last four have felt different and more stressful. But once finals...

EDITORIAL: Reform ICE

EDITORIAL: Reform ICE

Editorial Board December 8, 2021

We at The Daily Eastern News believe that Immigration and Customs Enforcement in the United States must be reformed.  In 2020, there was a report released by the committee of Homeland Security on...

EDITORIAL: Grades arent everything

EDITORIAL: Grades aren’t everything

Editorial Board December 6, 2021

As the fall semester finishes up and us students are studying and working hard for our finals, it's essential to remember that your grades aren't everything. Of course, having good grades and doing...

Find the day and time of the final of that class. Look under the day of the week the class first meets each week, then listed below find the time the class starts and there is the day and time for the final.

EDITORIAL: Start studying for finals now

Editorial Board December 5, 2021

This is the last week of the fall semester before finals, and it is time to start studying for finals. For many students, procrastinating studying for any test or quiz until the last-minute seems to...

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State Rep. Darren Bailey speaks to a man at State Rep. Chris Miller’s fundraising event Monday afternoon. Bailey is running for the 55th State Senate District seat in the 2020 election.

EDITORIAL: State Sen. Bailey must denounce insurrectionist

Editorial Board December 2, 2021

An Illinois man connected to State Senator Darren Bailey’s campaign for Illinois governor is facing charges in connection to the Jan. 6 insurrection. Lawrence Ligas, 62, is charged with entering and...

EDITORIAL: Respect other winter holidays

EDITORIAL: Respect other winter holidays

Editorial Board December 1, 2021

As we get ready to be in the full swing of the holiday season, it is important to practice awareness. There are at least 14 religious holidays celebrated in December, but each year we hear complaints...

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