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...

From left, Daisha Mitchell, a sophomore pre-nursing major, Mia Smith, a sophomore pre-nursing major, and Najma Mosley-Williams, a sophomore biochemistry major, cheer for their friend, Ariel Johnson, a sophomore pre-medicine major, to win the best shoe award during The National Association For The Advancement Of Colored Peoples (NAACP) Image Awards Friday night, in the Grand Ballroom of Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

2022 NAACP Image Awards given to students, staff

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter February 19, 2022

Eastern’s chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, NAACP, defended Black excellence at the 2022 NAACP Image Awards.  Throughout the night, there were performances...

Shavon Edmond, a sophomore sociology major, helps out a customer at the Back to Business: Small Business Expo Saturday afternoon at 7th Street Underground. Edmond started her business earlier in the summer. Edmond said she just started meddling with things and just got interested in seeing inspiration on apps like Tik Tok. “I started to just make it on my own, and like just branched off from there.”

Student entrepreneurs share their skills, services

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Associate News Editor November 14, 2021

Eastern’s 7th Street Underground temporarily became a space for small business owners at Eastern to gather, showing the community their talents and the services they provide Saturday afternoon. The...

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