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 responds to coronavirus

Analicia Haynes, Senior Reporter March 12, 2020

With universities across the country canceling classes or switching instruction to online format, Eastern has been responding to what the World Health Organization is calling a pandemic. The Coronavirus,...

Have common sense; prevent illness

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor March 9, 2020

OK, people, common sense check: If you are told to self-quarantine, that does not mean go out and risk spreading the coronavirus to others. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Monday that the first case...

Do yourself a favor; just go to sleep

Logan Raschke, News Editor April 18, 2019

Go to bed. I understand that you probably have a lot on your plate, but just go to bed. Adults aged 18-25 are supposed to get between 7-9 hours of sleep a night. I want you now to think about the last...

Perseverance will help you get through the week

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist February 20, 2019

This is a call to all my fellow students who are sniffling, coughing and taking shots of DayQuil. Let us raise our tissues and play our tiny violins together: It sucks to be sick during the week as a...

Temperatures fall, student illness rises

Thaija Evans, Verge Designer September 28, 2016

Gruesome coughs, falling leaves and chilly nights are finally here as the fall season blooms. Allergies and the common cold linger around campus, spreading from student to student. Sheila Baker,...

Mumps cases diagnosed on campus

Mackenzie Freund, City Editor September 14, 2015

Eastern has had two confirmed cases of the mumps virus with others being evaluated as of Monday. As of Sunday, there have been 177 reported cases of mumps with 128 of them associated with the outbreak...

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