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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

The baseball team celebrates with Hunter Beetley (7) after his walk-off two-run home run in the bottom of the 11th inning during the Panthers' first game of a three-game series against Eastern Kentucky Saturday at Coaches Stadium. The Panthers' won the first game 13-11.

Popcorn Talk: ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ (2006)

Logan Raschke, Podcast Editor July 16, 2020

https://open.spotify.com/episode/47nH9cSqZbZjM6nKPHm3eH?si=hjLP04F5RgeoyC79e8ssww • This podcast is also available on Anchor, Apple Podcasts and five other platforms! Click here to find out more Guillermo...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Remember, honor Black History Month

Staff Editorial February 6, 2020

February marks Black History Month, and we at The Daily Eastern News want everyone to challenge themselves to go beyond the typical social construct of the month. This is the month to commemorate and...

Three more events to begin for ‘The 400th’ on Tuesday

Staff Report September 9, 2019

Three events will be held Tuesday throughout the day as a part of “The 400th,” a semester-long series of events on the 400th anniversary of the first slaves being brought to America from Africa.  The...

1619 Exhibit, Race Card Project kick off ‘400th’

Corryn Brock, News Editor September 3, 2019

Two events were held to kick off a series of events with the purpose of looking in depth at race in the past, present and future in American society. The event falls on the 400th anniversary of the...

Lincoln Log Cabin’s Civil War Ball set for Saturday

Staff Report June 13, 2019

The historic Lincoln Log Cabin is hosting a Civil War Ball on Saturday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The ball is free and open to the public; period dress is encouraged, but not required. Modern or other era...

Historical, modern perspectives of vaccination controversy

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief May 12, 2019

It all started with a study. In the early 1990s, a group of British researchers published a study in The Lancet that showed people who received the measles, mumps and rubella vaccination were more likely...

Everyone should try watching a foreign Netflix show

Kate Rehwinkel, Columnist February 5, 2019

Last week, I went to German Club to watch a German Netflix Original television show called "Babylon Berlin." The show takes place in 1929 in Berlin. The main character is Gereon Rath, a police inspector...

Martin Hardeman, a history professor, holds a plaque he received as a gift over winter break. The plaque says, “Quotes found on the internet are not always accurate- Abraham Lincoln.” He said he thought it fit perfectly in his office, and students can learn a lot from it.

‘It doesn’t mean that life is over:’ Professor talks living with blindness

Logan Raschke, News Editor January 9, 2019

Professor of history Martin Hardeman has been teaching at Eastern since 1992, and he is completely blind. Hardeman is a friendly face in Eastern’s history department, and he is not afraid to discuss...

Historical landmarks should be preserved

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor December 6, 2018

As a history major, I appreciate the pieces of history that are still preserved in the modern day. It is truly fascinating looking at sources from past eras and imaging all the things that happened with...

Speaker teaches audience about history of populism

AJ Fournier , Campus Reporter October 3, 2017

Students, staff and the public got the opportunity to learn about populism in American history at the 12th Annual Barry D. Riccio Lecture. The event started with Riccio’s wife giving a history of...

Historian to explore populism

Chrissy Miller, News Editor October 2, 2017

The 12th annual Barry D. Riccio lecture, “The History of Our Populist Presidency: Traditions of Anti-Elitism in American Politics,” will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Doudna Lecture Hall. History...

Students experience 100 percent totality

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-Chief August 21, 2017

Shirley Mensah, a junior geology major, is only 20, but she has already been to two eclipses on two different continents. Back home in Ghana, she was able to see an eclipse in 2006 and on Monday, she...

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