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

EDITORIAL: Welcome back Alumni

EDITORIAL: Welcome back Alumni

Editorial Board October 21, 2021

We at The Daily Eastern News welcome the alumni visiting Eastern campus this homecoming week! The class of 1970 and 1971 will be specifically celebrated in their 50th class reunion at Eastern Illinois...

EDITORIAL: Check out our new podcast section online

EDITORIAL: Check out our new podcast section online

Editorial Board October 20, 2021

We at The Daily Eastern News are always looking at ways to expand and grow what we provide to our readers. We have recently been doing this by offering podcasts recorded by staff members at The News,...

EDITORIAL: Visit Hungarian Uprising exhibit

EDITORIAL: Visit Hungarian Uprising exhibit

Editorial Staff October 13, 2021

There is currently an exhibit on campus that can teach Eastern students about world history, but in fact represents something even more important. An exhibit opened Monday in Booth Library that details...

EDITORIAL: Indigenous Peoples Day importance

EDITORIAL: Indigenous Peoples’ Day importance

Editorial Staff October 11, 2021

On Friday, Oct. 8, Biden made two proclamations in relation to Oct. 11, both about Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples’ Day.  It was officially proclaimed that Oct. 11 will be Indigenous Peoples’...

EDITORIAL: Bringing awareness to domestic violence

EDITORIAL: Bringing awareness to domestic violence

Editorial Staff October 5, 2021

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, which began in October 1987, and we at The Daily Eastern News want to help spread awareness, information and ways to get help for those who are victims of...

One of the cars involved in the two-car accident at Lincoln Avenue and Ninth Street sits on the back of the tow truck Monday evening.

EDITORIAL: Please drive safely

Editorial Staff October 4, 2021

The Daily Eastern News staff had to split up yesterday in order to cover three separate car wrecks which happened within the two-hour period. Even though these wrecks varied in severity, it wasn’t...

EDITORIAL: We support ASL classes

EDITORIAL: We support ASL classes

Editorial Staff September 29, 2021

The Council of Academic Affairs will vote on a motion to offer American Sign Language courses as a foreign language Thursday night. We at The Daily Eastern News fully support having a new foreign language...

EDITORIAL: Register to vote

EDITORIAL: Register to vote

Editorial Staff September 27, 2021

Sept. 28 is National Voter Registration Day, a nonpartisan civic holiday that is observed to celebrate our democracy. During this time, we at the Daily Eastern News want to take this time to emphasize...

EDITORIAL: The names students deserve

EDITORIAL: The names students deserve

Staff Editorial September 23, 2021

We at The Daily Eastern News believe that students should have more buildings named after figures that represent the population at EIU.  Naming a figure after an African American that has impacted...

Eastern Center Kevin Duckworth muscles inside for two of his 12 points from Dec. 10, 1984.

STAFF EDITORIAL: The names students deserve

Staff Editorial September 22, 2021

As we at The Daily Eastern News continue to recommend new names for Douglas Hall, where many athletes live, we thought it was appropriate to suggest a name that relates to Eastern athletics. Kevin Duckworth...

EDITORIAL: The names students deserve

EDITORIAL: The names students deserve

Staff Editorial September 20, 2021

Continuing our week of recommendations for the renaming of Douglas Hall, we at The Daily Eastern News believe that Captain Charles Hall should be also be considered by the Naming Committee  Hall...

EDITORIAL: Have a fun and safe Family Weekend

EDITORIAL: Have a fun and safe Family Weekend

Editorial Board September 16, 2021

Family Weekend is almost here. Where students get to show their family around campus, get their face painted, go bowling, play games and more. However, while being on-campus again might make everyone...

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