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

COLUMN: Self-care shouldnt be a luxury

COLUMN: Self-care shouldn’t be a luxury

Killeen Reidy, Columnist November 8, 2021

Self-care has been a popular topic in media for quite a few years now, but what is it? You might associate it with face masks and bubble baths, but it doesn’t have to be. In reality, self-care is just...

Destiny Blanchard

COLUMN: Check out Kasabi Hibachi and Sushi on Wheels

Destiny Blanchard, Columnist September 16, 2021

As someone who is used to living in places with a seemingly endless variety of foods, one of my complaints about Charleston is its lack of variation when it comes to restaurant options. We do have a...

Luz Stanislawek (left), freshman pre physical therapy major, Brianna King (middle), a freshman criminology major, and Margaret McNellis, a freshman special education major, enjoy lunch together on Thursday afternoon at the Food Court in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. King decided to stop by at the lunch table after seeing Stanislawek and McNellis eating lunch.

FEATURE PHOTO: Chatting and chewing

Melissa Jabek, Photographer February 21, 2020

Luz Stanislawek (left), freshman pre physical therapy major, Brianna King (middle), a freshman criminology major, and Margaret McNellis, a freshman special education major, enjoy lunch together on Thursday...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Don’t dream of holidays; live them

Staff Editorial November 21, 2019

 Can you imagine it?  Passing by relieved pupils with happy faces in the halls, packing your things for a great trip and making the drive back home in the cold of November. A relief from the tumult...

Be grateful that you have food

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor October 28, 2019

So often, people take the food available to them for granted. I am guilty of this too. All I have to do is drive to the store and pick out what things I want to eat and put a little plastic card into...

Food assistance available in Coles County

Abby Lee, Staff Reporter August 22, 2019

The areas of Charleston and Mattoon have several food pantries available for anyone in need of them. There is one in Charleston called the Standing Stone Community Center and goes hand in hand with...

Cooking meals at home has many benefits

Jessica Stewart, Columnist June 23, 2019

When was the last time you ate a home-cooked meal? Did you cook it, or did someone else cook it for you? Learning how to cook is an essential life skill because we all have to eat. Cooking at home has...

Winners chosen for Edible Book Festival

Valentina Vargas, Multicultural Reporter April 8, 2019

Colorful cakes and festive fruits representing popular children’s and young adult books were on display for the ninth annual Edible Book Festival Monday, kicking off the 2019 National Library Week celebration. This...

HERC to host session on dieting, healthy eating

Hannah Shillo, Entertainment Reporter January 22, 2019

The Health Education Resource Center will host a new informational session Thursday at 5 p.m. in the Effingham Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. “Forget the Fad Diet” will focus...

Students can eat healthy on a budget

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter September 5, 2018

Eastern’s faculty and student community said budgeting is an important part of being a successful college student and it can be especially helpful for students who want to eat healthy food. Beth Dunahee,...

Column: Flavor-changing tablets disappoint

Megan Ivey, Staff Reporter February 23, 2017

When I was in middle school, my best friend created a monthly dare. She would go to the condiment table in the lunchroom, pick up a napkin full of jalapenos, the spiciest food we could get at school,...

Flipping pancakes to support high school youth

Carole Hodorowicz, Verge Reporter October 20, 2016

They say the early bird gets the worm, but this weekend the early bird can get pancakes made by the Charleston Rotary Club in the parking lot of Dirty’s starting at 6:30 a.m. Students and locals can...

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