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...

COLUMN: CFD movie night made for good Unofficial

COLUMN: CFD movie night made for good Unofficial

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor March 10, 2022

On Saturday during Unofficial, the Daily Eastern News had editors do ride-alongs with the Charleston Police Department and Charleston Fire Department.  I was the sole editor who rode along with CFD...

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Introducing myself as CPDs overlord

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Introducing myself as CPD’s overlord

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief March 9, 2022

One of the most frustrating things I have come to learn in my four years at the Daily Eastern News is that, despite our efforts, we cannot educate those who do not wish to be educated. Why? Because some...

Charleston Police Department Lt. Bret Compton talks to a partygoer after they allegedly told someone to run before the individual was ticketed for alleged obscene conduct, in a backyard at the second house of the crawl on Saturday.

Unofficial ‘uneventful,’ police say

Corryn Brock and Madelyn Kidd March 7, 2022

Members of the Charleston police and fire departments say Unofficial 2022 was less chaotic than in years past. Daily Eastern News editors traveled with both departments as they responded to calls both...

Students enjoy a beautiful Saturday afternoon for 2020 Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Unofficial is an annual event in Charleston.

Police, fire departments give tips for a safe Unofficial

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief March 4, 2022

Ahead of Eastern's favorite pseudo-holiday, officials from the University Police Department and Charleston Fire Department want students to know how they can stay safe while having fun. CFD Chief Steve...

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: See you at Unofficial (as always)

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: See you at Unofficial (as always)

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief February 15, 2022

Eastern’s favorite annual pseudo-holiday will be back this March and there have been many people wondering if the Daily Eastern News will be covering it in light of last year’s attempt to keep the...

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