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

Health Fair gives students flu shots, educates people on community groups

Corryn Brock, News Editor October 8, 2019

Groups on and off campus came to table at the Health Fair Tuesday afternoon. Free flu shots were made available to students at the fair by Health Services, and Health Services ran out of shots around...

HERC to host presentations on sleep, stress

Brianna Lewis, Contributing Writer February 7, 2019

The Health Education Resource Center is providing a panther sleep open session for students on Thursday to learn whether or not they are getting enough sleep at night in the Martin Luther King Jr. University...

HERC discusses bystander intervention at session

Logan Raschke, News Editor January 23, 2019

The Health Education and Resource Center discussed bystander intervention during the open session called “EIU StepsUp” Wednesday afternoon at the Martinsville Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University...

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...

Emma Welton, a graduate assistant in communication studies, organizes free condoms provided by the HERC at the Spreading the Love and Wellness event in the Booth House on Thursday afternoon.

Students learn about safe sex, personal health at open house

Mike Santoria, Staff Reporter February 9, 2018

Students were offered a space to discuss sexual, mental and personal health as well as better nutritional habits Thursday afternoon during the Share the Love and Wellness Open House. The open house was...

Flu Shots and Health Fair to aid Eastern, Community

Brooke Schwartz, Staff Writer October 9, 2017

Free flu shots and a health fair will be provided by the Health Education and Resource Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Grand Ballroom to promote a...

Health Service consolidations, cost-savings heard at CUPB

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief October 8, 2017

The Health Service, Counseling Center and Student Insurance have been consolidated as of Aug. 1. Eric Davidson, interim director of Health Service, detailed this change and cost-saving measures the...

Eastern students learn not to be bystanders

AJ Fournier, Campus Reporter September 14, 2017

New Eastern students are required learn how to help in an emergency situation. Emma Wilton, health education resource center intern, said EIU StepsUP! Bystander Intervention training is the mandatory...

HERC teaches smart shopping skills

Lee Mayhood, Contributing Writer March 1, 2017

Eastern students can learn about smart shopping skills from the Health Education Resource Center’s Grocery Store Tours. The tours take place at the Charleston Wal-Mart and are led by a HERC staff...

Liz Kunkel, a nutrition and dietetics graduate student and Dhiaa Dean, a health promotion leadership graduate student make dark chocolate cranberry oatmeal cookies for a healthy cooking 101 class which is offered as part of heart health awareness month in Klehm hall on Tuesday.

HERC hosts healthy cooking workshop

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter February 8, 2017

Students gathered in Klehm Hall Tuesday night to prepare a heart-healthy meal and learn more about heart disease prevention. It was the first Healthy Cooking Workshop 101 of the semester, themed “Foods...

Bree Rehar, health promotions coordinator at Health Education Resounce Center kicks off the “Snoozin’ Like a Panther” seminar in the Martinsville room in the Martin Luther King Jr. Union Monday. She educated students on how thier enviroment and health habbits can affect their sleep and then inturn their grades.

Snoozin’ like a panther a success

Liz Stephens, Staff Reporter February 7, 2017

Nine out of ten college students report poor sleep quality, according the Health Education Resource Center. At a presentation called “Snoozing like a Panther,” the center gave tips for students...

Missy Stone, junior public relations major and Sam Gilbert, sophomore political science major partner up to create a fabric pizza with toppings both agree on. The activity was part of the Heatlh Education Resource Center’s lecture, “Sex is Like Pizza.” “It’s going splendedly,” Gilbert said. “We spoke about everything… did a little experimentation. Our pizza is the best — its colorful and beautiful.” The HERC leture took place Tuesday in the Casey Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

HERC compares sex to ordering pizza

Mallory Kutnick, Campus Reporter January 25, 2017

Students gathered Tuesday to practice sexual consent by building fake pizzas together in an event called “Sex is Like Pizza.” Courtney Carver, the mental health promotion coordinator for the Health...

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