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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

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 1, 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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