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

Three different commencement speakers gave speeches during the graduation ceremony for the Eastern Illinois University Class of 2022 Saturday afternoon in Lantz Arena. Representing the Lumpkin College of Business and Technology Marie Koch delivered her speech during the first ceremony. Representing the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Jerimiah Boyd-Johnson presented his speech at the second ceremony. Representing the College of Education, MaryAnn Catt and Esperanza Murillo gave their speeches during the last ceremony.

Looking back at the 2021-2022 academic year

News Staff May 7, 2022

  As the semester ends and spring commencement is over, here is a look back at the 2021-2022 academic year: August The fall semester kicked off with move-in, First Night and Quakin' in the...

THROUGH THE LENS: The News year in photos

THROUGH THE LENS: The News’ year in photos

The News December 31, 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, the staff of The Daily Eastern News invites you to look back at the year through our lens. January February March April May June July August September   October November December   Happy...

Homecoming Queen Jacqueline Williams, a senior kinesiology major,  is honored by the crowd at Homecoming Coronation. Coronation was held Monday night in the MLK Union Grand Ballroom. Williams said when it was announced that she won, she couldn’t believe she had won and that she stood there shocked for a moment.

EDITORIAL: Racism toward Homecoming Court not OK

Editorial Board October 24, 2021

For over 100 years,  Eastern has chosen individuals from the campus community to "reign over" Eastern for Homecoming. Individuals from a variety of organizations now vie for the positions of Homecoming...

EDITORIAL: Make Homecoming events more appealing

EDITORIAL: Make Homecoming events more appealing

Editorial Board October 18, 2021

Homecoming Week is once again upon us, with a variety of events for the Eastern community to partake in. After a year of virtual event after virtual event, many Eastern's students were looking forward...

Samira Abdoulaye-Pedila, the 2018 homecoming princess, hugs Diana Argueta as she is crowned Easterns homecoming princess during coronation and the pep rally in McAfee Gym Oct. 24, 2019.

Homecoming Week to kick off Monday

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Associate News Editor October 17, 2021

Homecoming Week will begin on Monday with the Homecoming Week Kick-Off and the Royalty Coronation, kicking off a week of events for the Eastern and Charleston community to partake in. Homecoming Week...

Homecoming court candidates debunk campaign rumors

Homecoming court candidates debunk campaign rumors

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief October 12, 2021

A now-debunked social media post claiming those who vote for two homecoming candidates would receive discounted marijuana is not accurate, according to the candidates and Director of Student Life Ceci...

Load More Stories