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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

Abilene, a neoclassical quintet featuring piano, vocals, cello, violin, and synth, perform 14 songs in two different sets over the course of the night and end with a Winged Dreams Suite where they play 6 songs with only a brief resting moment in between each piece.

Cello performer, Gaylyn Foto, creates backbone for Abilene performance

Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor October 16, 2023

After the revelation she had at around 17 years old, Gaylyn Foto decided she wanted to switch from pure classical performances to a classical crossover style. Before she turned 17, she was trained...

The first play in the New Works Festival called On Pointe, features a young man who dances in ballet and struggles with having a disapproving father who judges him for being a man in ballet in the Theatre of Doudna Fine Arts Center.

Theatre students to perform original plays

Cam'ron Hardy, Campus Events Junior Editor November 9, 2022

Editor's Note: A correction was made for the name of the playwright of the play "Threesome." The New Works Festival is a four-day-long festival of multiple plays directed by current Eastern students...

Sean Chen, a pianist, performs three different musical pieces in the Dvorak Concert Hall of Doudna Fine Arts Center Friday night. Chen received a standing ovation from the audience members at the end of his performance.

Guest pianist gives performance of love

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Campus Reporter November 7, 2022

Pianist Sean Chen took the stage in the Dvorak Concert Hall on Friday night, performing four pieces for a crowd of Eastern students, faculty and members of the surrounding community.   Chen was brought...

Breathing exercises help students relax, deal with stress

Breathing exercises help students relax, deal with stress

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Associate News Editor October 25, 2021

“Inhale, one, two, three, four, five. Exhale, one, two, three, four, five,” Ann Coddington, an art professor, said in a soft voice, helping guide a group of students through breathing exercises Monday...

Dynamo’s lead singer Jonathan “Jay” Hoard sings during Doudna Fine Arts Center’s first concert of the year.

Dynamo kicks off Doudna season

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter September 2, 2021

They play fast. They play slow. They’re Dynamo. The Doudna Fine Arts Center held its first concert of the 2021-22 school year Wednesday night, hosting the Nashville band Dynamo. Bombastic drums, funky...

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