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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

Women in STEM thrive at Eastern

Women in STEM thrive at Eastern

Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor January 27, 2023

The science, technology, engineering and math departments was previously known to be dominated by males until the early 1990s, but according to a 2021 article, of the 1.8 million people hired to work in...

Destiny Smith, a junior environmental science major, poses for a picture.

Environment biology major describes her experience in the field

Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor January 25, 2023

Destiny Smith, a junior environmental biology major, started off her scientific career path when she was in high school. She took a zoology (the study of animals) class that she was ‘obsessed with’. When...

Decade long plans for new science building begins with $118M state funds

Decade long plans for new science building begins with $118M state funds

Cam'ron Hardy, Campus Events Junior Editor October 20, 2022

There was an article from 2009 from the News that first established a new science building planned to be built, but there was not enough money in the budget to fund it until the 2020 State Capital Appropriation. A...

Jenny Les mugshot.

Le sentenced to 30 months in DOC, 4 years probation

Corryn Brock, Staff Reporter June 17, 2021

Former Eastern student Jenny Le, 27, was sentenced to 30 months in the Department of Corrections, four years of concurrent probation and 100 hours of community service in a plea deal with the Coles County...

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