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

Kate Montgomery (right), a freshman psychology major, gets instruction from Corey Bentley, a senior health administration major, at the COVID-19 testing site in the Lantz Arena Fieldhouse on Dec. 2, 2020. [I] just want to make sure I don’t have COVID so I don’t spread it with any family or friends. I’m staying here but I visit home every weekend, Montgomery said.

Eastern ‘strongly encouraging’ COVID-19 testing ahead of spring semester

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief January 7, 2022

Eastern is encouraging, but not requiring, all students and employees to take COVID-19 tests upon returning to campus. Testing will be available at Court 5 of the Student Rec Center Jan. 10, 11 and 12...

EDITORIAL: Require COVID-19 vaccine for spring semester

EDITORIAL: Require COVID-19 vaccine for spring semester

Editorial Board December 7, 2021

We at The Daily Eastern News believe that the vaccine for COVID-19 should be required for students and faculty attending classes in-person this upcoming semester.  The vaccine is not about the freedom...

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