The Daily Eastern News

Booth Library hours extend

Staff Report

December 9, 2019

Booth Library will have extended hours during finals week for students. The hours are 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. Monday and Tuesday. During the extended hours a number of events for stress relief will be available for students to participate in, including “Don’t worry, I’m at Booth Library!” postcards...

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, RAs, advisers, etc., we see one thing in our minds. That thing is the finish line to the semester. ...

Napping sounds good right about now

Megan Keane, Columnist

December 4, 2019

Finals are upon us.  For some of us, this week has been full of struggle and stress and big papers, projects, and presentations. Some of us have been studying tirelessly as a preventive measure to not have to stress later. That’s the smart, right activity to do. Meanwhile, some of us are stressing...

FEATURE PHOTO: Studying up before finals

Chyna Edwards, a freshman biological sciences major, revises her essay for her Women and Gender Studies class in Booth Library on Tuesday afternoon.

Mackenzie Graham, Photographer

December 4, 2019

Chyna Edwards, a freshman biological sciences major, revises her essay for her Women and Gender Studies class in Booth Library on Tuesday afternoon.

Students de-stress at the Union before final exam week

Rylee DeLong

December 4, 2019

With finals around the corner, so is the overwhelming amount of projects, papers and exams. This year Student Senate held "De-stress the Test, Everything in One" located in the Bridge Lounge in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Tuesday night to help combat the stress of finals. The event...

Time to study: Students give advice before last class week, finals week

Elizabeth Wood, Photo Editor

December 1, 2019

Eastern students shared their tips for working through the last week of classes in the semester. Find a place to study Many students like studying in quiet areas before finals. Elizabeth Hicks, a sophomore English major, said she enjoys a quiet space to study in but prefers to not study in her room. “I like goin...

FEATURE PHOTO: Hot chocolate, cold weather

Caroline Baumket, a freshman history major, talks to a student senator during the “Baby it's Finals Outside,

Elizabeth Wood, Photo Editor

November 19, 2019

Caroline Baumket, a freshman history major, talks to a student senator during the “Baby it's Finals Outside," organized by the Student Senate, in Coleman Hall on Tuesday afternoon. Baumket said the pamphlets the student senators handed out were helpful, and the hot chocolate was nice since it was cold out...

O’Brien Field to host IHSA girls track, field state semifinals, finals

Staff Report

May 15, 2019

The Illinois High School Association’s Girls Track and Field state semifinals and finals are coming to O’Brien Field Thursday through Saturday. All the semifinals in class 1A will be held on Thursday. The field events, including pole vault, long jump, triple jump and high jump, will all begin...

College 101: Surviving finals

Valentina Vargas, Multicultural Reporter

April 28, 2019

Finals week is finally here, and the Student Success Center and fellow college students have some tips for the rest of the campus. The SSC said students must be familiar with the test they are taking, so they recommend asking their professors questions about the tests and what all will be in them. ...

College 101: Studying tips just in time for finals

Logan Raschke, News Editor

April 21, 2019

Eastern’s Student Success Center has a list of resources for students interested in learning how to study effectively come final exams next week. 10 Study Traps and How to Get Out of Them The SSC says there are 10 trapping phrases students sometimes tell themselves that prevent them from studying. Here a...

Time flies, so appreciate it and grow

Andrew Paisley, Columnist

April 16, 2018

How is it possible? We literally have just a matter of a few weeks left before the semester is over. It really seems like just yesterday I was pulling up to Stevenson Hall, nervous about starting out my junior year of college at a university, away from home in a place where I literally knew no one. I...

College won’t last forever, so enjoy it

Staff Editorial

March 20, 2018

It is hard to believe that we are already at this point in the semester again. We only have roughly six weeks left. We at The Daily Eastern News are not the hugest fans of clichés, but we are also human. And because we are human, and we know that you are too, we catch others as well as ourselves saying...

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