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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

Trent Jonas is a graduate student studying English and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: Student loans are not the problem – this is

Trent Jonas, Columnist August 27, 2022

This week, the Biden administration announced its plan for broad-based student loan forgiveness. Most federal loan borrowers will qualify for up to $10,000 in debt cancellation; others may be eligible...

Ian Palacios is a senior English major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: What loan forgiveness means for everyone

Ian Palacios, Columnist August 26, 2022

President Biden announced, on August 24, his plan to forgive student loan. People who make less than $125,000 are eligible for $10,000 in forgiveness, and if the recipient is also a Pell Grant receiver,...

Students share thoughts on student loans, debt forgiveness

Students share thoughts on student loans, debt forgiveness

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Campus Reporter August 25, 2022

On Wednesday, President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and the U.S. Department of Education announced a three-part plan to address student loan debt. This plan includes student loan relief for...

EDITORIAL: Indigenous Peoples Day importance

EDITORIAL: Indigenous Peoples’ Day importance

Editorial Staff October 11, 2021

On Friday, Oct. 8, Biden made two proclamations in relation to Oct. 11, both about Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples’ Day.  It was officially proclaimed that Oct. 11 will be Indigenous Peoples’...

House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, Illinois State Rep. Chris Miller and U.S. Rep. Mary Miller pose for a photo to commemorate Mary Miller being sworn in as a freshman Congresswoman.

Miller calls for Biden impeachment due to ‘erratic’ conduct

Luke Taylor, News Editor August 30, 2021

U.S. Congresswoman Mary Miller, the Republican representing Illinois District 15, has issued a statement calling for President Joe Biden to be impeached. Miller said she is making these calls because...

Does Biden’s name hide controversy?

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor June 18, 2019

Irony sure is funny, right? Everyone (and rightfully so) ripped then presidential candidate Donald Trump a new you-know-what when audio was released, revealing him saying to grab women by their you-know-what. Trump...

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