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

Kyla Moton is a junior English major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: When will enough be enough?

Kyla Moton, Columnist April 2, 2023

Editor's note: This content may contain triggering themes such as school shootings, guns, and gun violence. Please view content at your own discretion. I have lived in America all of my life. My parents...

People hold up signs during March For Our Lives Saturday afternoon in the Library Quad. Students, community members and activists alike listened speakers talk about their issues and experiences with gun violence during the rally.

Students share experiences, activists rally against gun violence during ‘March for Our Lives’

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-Chief March 24, 2018

Alex Seymour, a student at Mattoon High School, remembers seeing her art class huddled in a cornfield, crying to their parents over the phone in the aftermath of a shooting that happened in her school’s...

Take action to end gun violence

Staff Editorial October 2, 2017

It seems like every day is another tragedy. Another awful, heart wrenching example of what happens when guns are put into the wrong hands. Early Monday morning, over 59 people were killed and 527...

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