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

Walk to School Day: Earth Wise president explains how global event helps environment

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor October 1, 2019

Students who honor Walk to School Day on Wednesday by commuting to school on foot or via bicycle can save money while helping the environment. Walk to School Day is a global effort that focuses...

Professor helps to promote healthy environment

Madelyn Loellke, Staff Reporter October 25, 2018

Biology professor Paul Switzer is bringing a new eco-awareness movement to campus that will help the environment as well as the butterfly population. The movement is called the “Urban Butterfly Initiative”...

Fracking talk to stress environmental, legal concerns

Leon Mire, Contributing Writer April 24, 2017

The legal and environmental issues facing fracking will be discussed from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Charleston Carnegie Public Library. Vito Mastrangelo, a retired Illinois public attorney,...

Chelsea Picken, an english grad student, and Doris Nordin watch as Marissa Damore, a junior family and consumer sciences major signs a letter to Donald Trump, asking him to consider the importance of climate change awareness. “Alot of people don’t think climate change is a big issue but there’s lots of evidence that it’s destroying the planet. Donald Trump needs to be aware that his actions are affecting the planet” say Damore.

RSO offers education, seeks signatures on climate change

Leon Mire, Associate News Editor March 27, 2017

Members of Students for Peace and Justice set up a table in the Library Quad Monday to educate students on climate change and gather signatures for a petition to President Donald Trump. The petition...

Dr. Francis Odemerho, a professor of geography at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville lectures about erosion Monday in the physical science building in observance of National Geography Awareness Week.

Geography Awareness week starts with soil

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor November 16, 2015

National Geography Awareness week started off with a lecture called “Soil Erosion Risks and the changing Cropping Choices in Shoal River Watershed, Illinois,” Monday night in the Physical sciences...

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