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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

Students return to classes after EIU-UPI strike suspended

Students return to classes after EIU-UPI strike suspended

Adriana Hernadez-Santana, Junior Feature Editor April 17, 2023

With the Eastern’s University Professionals of Illinois, EIU-UPI,  strike currently being suspended, teachers are allowed back in the classrooms to carry on with their curriculum.  When it comes...

Eastern students wish for others to talk freely about drugs, alcohol

Eastern students wish for others to ‘talk freely’ about drugs, alcohol

Drew Coffey, Campus Reporter October 12, 2022

A survey for Eastern students about drug and alcohol consumption showed half of the students who participated said they drink at parties and less than half take other drugs at parties. The Daily Eastern...

Renee Heaslip, a senior biological sciences major, poses for a picture outside of the Life Science Building Friday afternoon.

Juggling school, work: ‘Living is expensive’

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Campus Reporter September 14, 2022

To pay tuition, to buy groceries, to gain experience—there are many reasons why college students may need to work while pursuing their education.   For college students, work can be an added stress...

Lugging multiple totes into Taylor Hall on Friday afternoon during Welcome Weekend with his parents Kobe Jones, a sophomore accounting major, said he is excited for the new semester. He said he hopes to meet new friends and is looking to get involved in campus life.

Upperclass, alumni give tips for new students

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor August 24, 2022

In the midst of the August heat, universities and students are preparing for the fall semester. At Eastern, classes began Monday with an influx of freshmen and transfer students attending for the first...

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