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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...

Teachers Assistant Samuel Wilson, a graduate student studying art, assists Jennifer Teibowei, a freshman biological sciences major, learn how to chain stitch during an Introduction to Art class in The Doudna Fine Arts Center Monday afternoon, Nov. 7, 2022, on the Eastern Illinois University campus in Charleston, Ill.

Out of time, out of money: Reality of art students

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Features Junior Editor November 9, 2022

Being an arts program student is far from easy. Between having to prepare pieces, practicing, or creating artwork, it can take hours or even days to get something just right.  Here at Eastern, many...

Up All Night Performance Festival showcases poetry, improv

Up All Night Performance Festival showcases poetry, improv

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter September 19, 2021

Saturday night saw a variety of student performances during the Eastern Department of Theatre’s Up All Night Performance Festival. The event took place in the Globe Studio, which was filled to full...

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