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

Eastern’s health care services outlined for pandemic

Corryn Brock, News Editor April 6, 2020

Health and Counseling Services has remained open for individuals on campus with some changes to the running of the offered services. Students must make an appointment before coming into the building for...

Sheila Greuel (right), a geriatric services manager, listens as Michelle Matteson, a hospice manager and death doula worker, as she discusses what death doulas do and her own experiences as a death doula during “Death Doulas: End of Life Role” at Blair Hall Thursday morning. Matteson said death doulas help fill in for hospice workers since hospice may not have time for too many questions. Death doulas also help support the family and patient emotionally.

Presentation explains role, purpose of death doulas

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter November 21, 2019

When Michelle Matteson first began researching death doulas, or end-of-life doulas, it was because her mother shared her own experience of being a child aware of and present around the death of a neighbor. Matteson’s...

National Guard students talk Veterans Day

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter November 10, 2019

Veterans Day is being commemorated all over the country as well as at Eastern, where student National Guard members have various opinions on the holiday. Mackenzie Maslowski, a junior psychology major...

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