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

Candy Fordjour Frimpong, a graduate student studying art, details her ceramics project in the Ceramics Studio Sunday afternoon. Fordjour Frimpong said with her artwork she hopes to promote a message of diversity. I want to use my indigenous background to relate well with the contemporaries around [Charleston], Fordjour Frimpong said.

Students tell stories through their art

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Features Junior Editor November 9, 2022

Art; a word that takes many forms. For some, it can mean music, while for others, it can be theatre. For many of the students here on campus, it can also mean physical artwork.  Art is everywhere,...

Teachers Assistant Samuel Wilson, a graduate student studying art, assists Jennifer Teibowei, a freshman biological sciences major, learn how to chain stitch during an Introduction to Art class in The Doudna Fine Arts Center Monday afternoon, Nov. 7, 2022, on the Eastern Illinois University campus in Charleston, Ill.

Out of time, out of money: Reality of art students

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Features Junior Editor November 9, 2022

Being an arts program student is far from easy. Between having to prepare pieces, practicing, or creating artwork, it can take hours or even days to get something just right.  Here at Eastern, many...

Chairperson of the Council of Academic Affairs, Richard Wilkinson, calls for a roll call vote for one of 50 proposals at Thursdays meeting in Booth Library Witters Conference Room.

CAA breaks personal record

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor March 3, 2022

The Council on Academic Affairs broke its record of how many proposals can be approved in one two-hour meeting with 50 proposals at Thursday’s meeting in Booth Library from the previous record of approximately...

Angela Gausmann, a junior vocal performance major, and Makayla McPhedran, (right) a senior music major, talk with Mrs. Claus during the Holiday Winter Fest in Doudna Fine Arts Center Thursday night.

Holiday Winter Fest at Doudna

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter December 2, 2021

The Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Holiday Fest began Thursday evening with the Holiday Art Sale and a performance by Eastern’s jazz ensemble. The art sale was the first since 2019, after COVID-19 prevented...

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