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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

COLUMN: Grammar doesnt equal intelligence

COLUMN: Grammar doesn’t equal intelligence

Killeen Reidy, Columnist October 18, 2021

“Oh no, it’s the grammar police!” This is something that I heard a few times after switching to an English degree, which while funny, is entirely inaccurate. Even though I have learned “proper”...

COLUMN: English is more than a language I already speak

COLUMN: English is more than a language I already speak

Killeen Reidy, Columnist October 4, 2021

“… a four-year degree in a language I already spoke.” This is a part of a John Mulaney quote from his Netflix special, "Kid Gorgeous in Radio City," and this is one of many quotes used regularly...

English Club to host Mad Hatter Tea Party

English Club to host Mad Hatter Tea Party

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter September 22, 2021

The English Club will be hosting their annual Mad Hatter Tea Party Thursday from 6 t0 7 p.m. at the campus pavilion. All are welcome to attend. Angela Vietto, the English Club adviser and chair of...

Column: Multilingual writing should be appreciated

Karina Delgado, Opinions Writer May 20, 2021
We constantly talk about how as writers we bring a piece of ourselves into our writing. Those who are using a second language are using a piece of themselves in their story.

English Studies Conference to begin April 2

Staff Report March 26, 2019

The English Department will host the English Studies Conference starting April 2 in on the third floor in Coleman Hall. The conference will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will showcase student work including...

Registration open for Lions in Winter creative writing festival

Logan Raschke, News Editor January 9, 2019

Registration is now open for The Lions in Winter creative writing festival, which will take place on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The annual creative writing...

Students teach English through Amigos and Friends

Valentina Vargas, Staff Reporter September 24, 2018

Amigos and Friends program is looking for Eastern students to help local minorities learn how to speak and write in English both in the morning and afternoon time depending on the availability of the individual....

CAA approves English course revisions

Chrissy Miller, News Editor September 28, 2017

In a unanimous vote, ENG 1009G, Stories Matter 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and ENG 2011G, World/Multicultural Literatures proposed revisions were approved by the Council on Academic Affairs. Dana Ringuette, chair...

Theatre arts department to hold annual research symposium

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter November 13, 2016

  The theatre arts department will be hosting their 12th annual research symposium 7 p.m. Monday in the Lecture Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. In 2004, English professor Christopher Wixson...

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