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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

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How students are preparing for finals

How students are preparing for finals

Kaitlyn Flynn, Reporter December 11, 2023

Finals week is known to be a time of stress and preparation. Students want to earn good scores on their finals as they close out the semester, but what are students doing to prepare for the final exam...

Sonae Bishop, a junior community health major, works on writing a paper in the study lounge area of Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Monday afternoon.

The perfect study spots on campus

Luke Taylor, News Editor December 6, 2021

With finals week fast approaching, students are buckling down to get homework done, maybe for the first time all semester. The right study spot could completely change how well they can focus on work. Where...

Allyson Turner, a sophomore majoring in environmental biology, pets the therapy dog, Wilson, at Booth Library Monday evening. Turner says her stress levels go down every time she sees a dog because she just loves dogs so much.

De-Stress With The Best

December 10, 2019


The semester’s almost over; we can do it

Blake Faith December 6, 2019

One last stretch. Instead of calling it one last week before finals, I’m calling it the final stretch of this semester.  For everybody at this university, whether they are faculty, BSWs, students,...

STAFF EDITORIAL: We made it through the school year

Staff Editorial April 28, 2019

We made it. Congratulations, everyone. The end of the semester and school year is upon us, and in a few days we can all relax knowing that we do not have classes anymore, or projects or homework. For...

Be joyful for friends moving on, no matter how hard

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist December 10, 2017

Every time a break is just within reach, I realize more and more that the amount of returning trips to Eastern I have are limited. This realization deepens every time I think about how one of my roommates...

Don’t force memories, enjoy final moments on campus

Shelby Niehaus, Columnist December 10, 2017

Sometimes I think about when my last day visiting The Daily Eastern News newsroom will be. Will it be twenty years in the future, visiting during an alumni event? Or will I find my way back even later...

Keep hard work in mind as semester finally ends

Staff Report December 10, 2017

The smell of burnt coffee grounds, sorrow, joy and a hint of salty tears linger across campus as students brace themselves for a long week of cramming for finals, and professors grade late work as a one...

Get ready to rumble

December 7, 2017

All that is left to do this semester is finals, so with most grades basically set in stone we try to convince ourselves the work is over. However, with projects, essays and studying still left to do, we...

Stress relief for finals week located in Booth Library

Staff Report December 7, 2017

The Booth Library has planned several activities designed to help students deal with the stress of finals week, along with extended hours. For finals week, the library will be open from 9 a.m. to 9...

Make the best out of these last 3 weeks

Staff Report November 26, 2017

After a week-long break, students trickle back onto campus, moving back into the dorms slowly beginning to focus on the weeks ahead. Two weeks and finals are all that separate us from more family time...

Student Senate discusses lobby, student fee allocations, and finals week preparation

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter April 6, 2017

  The Student Senate discussed student fee allocations and an increase in graduation fees at its meeting Wednesday. Student senate member Edwyn Mitchell said there would be a graduation fee...

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