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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

Brie Coder is a graduate student studying graduate student in communication and leadership and can be reached at bmcoder@eiu.edu or 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: Spooky season is in full effect

Brie Coder, Columnist October 4, 2023

It’s that time of year; spooky season is in full effect! Whether your pick of poison is fictitious horror or the shock and awe of true crime, October certainly brings the blood-curdling screams and...

President Jay Gatrell invited Eastern Illinois University campus community for a fall update where he provides information on EIU five year blueprint for success at Doudna Fine Arts Center Concourse Wednesday morning.

Gatrell’s plan to improve the University

Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor September 27, 2023

President Jay Gatrell hosted a presentation about the intentions of the improvement of the University. Meeting at 8 a.m. and beginning at roughly 8:30 a.m. at the Dvorak Concert Hall in the Doudna...

Ellen Dooley

COLUMN: Forget summer, it’s fall y’all! 

Ellen Dooley, Columnist September 29, 2021

Remember last week when it was so nice out? There was the cool breeze, leaves falling, and not sweating trying to run from Old Main towards Coleman. A lot of students even broke out the good ol’ EIU...

COMIC: Fall vibes

COMIC: Fall vibes

Jasmine Kasper, Comic Artist September 15, 2021

Students talk 1st day of fall, plans for autumn

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor September 22, 2019

Eastern’s campus will soon be covered in color-changing leaves as fall makes its way to Charleston Monday. Some students are ready for summer to end and others are just waiting until it begins again...

Chinese students to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter October 5, 2017

Each year on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar, people in China celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival. Since the U.S. uses the Gregorian calendar, this festival happens in September or October. The...

Eastern enrollment decreases by almost 13 percent

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter September 9, 2016

 Eastern’s overall enrollment has dropped by almost 13 percent, with the number of students decreasing from 8,520 to 7,415 students this year. 6,548 of these students are living on campus, and 867 students...

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