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

THROUGH THE LENS: The News year in photos

THROUGH THE LENS: The News’ year in photos

The News December 31, 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, the staff of The Daily Eastern News invites you to look back at the year through our lens. January February March April May June July August September   October November December   Happy...

Students attended the “In the Heights” movie night Friday for Latino Heritage Month sponsered by LASO.

‘In the Heights’ movie night showcases Latinx cultures

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter October 10, 2021

The Latino Heritage Month events continued with a screening of the movie In The Heights Friday night. The movie night was held in the Buzzard Auditorium, where dozens of Eastern students gathered to...

Brejona Hutchinson, a sophomore majoring in computer and information technology, enjoys Latino Heritage Kickoff by waiting in line for a taco.

Celebrating Latino Heritage Month

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter September 15, 2021

The Latino Heritage Month Kickoff occurred Wednesday at the Library Quad from noon to 1:30 p.m, where members of the Eastern community ate tacos that were served at the event. The slogan of the month...

Luis Paniagua, a senior graphic design major, and the recruitment chair and secretary for Alpha Psi Lambda, shows his excitement after raising the Latino Heritage Flag.

Latinx flag raised Wednesday

Ethan Schobernd, Campus Reporter September 1, 2021

The Latino Heritage Month committee kicked off the new month by sharing their heritage with the campus Wednesday. The group performed a flag-raising ceremony in recognition of Latino Heritage Month at...

Jess Mathon, a junior middle level education major gets her face painted on Wednesday during the “Dia de los Muertos” celebration hosted by the Latin American Student Organization in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King, Jr. University Union.

Day of the Dead celebration honors the fallen

Torri Griffith, Staff Reporter October 28, 2015

Painted faces in colors of white, black, pink and purple strode around the Grand Ballroom in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Wednesday celebrating Day of the Dead. Dia de Los Muertos translates...

Darell Brewster, a sophmore communactions studies, paints a mask for the Day of the Dead party at the Cultural Center on Oct. 30, 2014.

‘Day of the Dead’ coming to Tarble Arts Center

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor September 23, 2015

If students are looking for a way to create art for the holiday “Day of the Dead,” they can do so in the Tarble Arts Center at 4.p.m. Monday. This event is one of the many, in celebration of Latin...

Movie to give perspectives on Latin American community

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor September 14, 2015

University Board and Latin American Studies are collaborating to put on a presentation of the movie “McFarland USA,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, in the Library Quad. Juanita Cross, an academic advisor for...

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