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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

Cupquakes ep 1: the Dreaded Red Velvet

Cupquakes ep 1: the Dreaded Red Velvet

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Editor-In-Chief May 26, 2023 My...

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

COLUMN: ‘I have an idea, let’s make a pattern’

Dan Hahn, Columnist April 26, 2023

The title of this column is actually a direct quote from my three-year-old daughter. Here is how a typical scene unfolds: out of nowhere she says the phrase "I have an idea." What follows has zero relevance...

Falling out of friendship: A sad, necessary learning experience

Logan Raschke, Senior Designer June 26, 2020

"Falling out of friendship" with someone, or eventually losing touch with a person who was previously a good friend, feels like getting stabbed with a million little needle pricks of gloom and unrest....

Embrace death; it’s a part of life

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter October 30, 2019

As young vibrant college students, we don’t usually think about death on a regular basis as anything more than an abstract concept. For the most part we aren’t writing wills, choosing caskets or thinking...

There is no set order to experience life events

Staff Editorial February 20, 2019

Go to college at 18, graduate at 22, go straight into a job, move out, get married and have kids. This is the process of life that society has instilled into our minds for as long as we can remember. People...

Adventure can be adversarial

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Online Editor January 8, 2018

Deciding what you want to do with your life can be a challenge, and school can be consuming during the most formative years of our life. Feeling apathetic about the future, I knew that I needed a change....

Focus on yourself, be ready for change

Ben Leman, Copy Editor November 6, 2017

Recently I heard the song “Gypsy” by Stevie Nicks while I was working the copy desk for The Daily Eastern News.  I find it really interesting how songs can trigger memories and feelings to individual...

Students celebrate Day of the Dead with traditions, dancing, altars and food

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter October 31, 2017

  To honor deceased loved ones, the University Ballroom in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union was transformed into a Day of the Dead celebration, featuring traditional dances, an altar...

Day of the Dead to teach culture, celebrate life

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter October 30, 2017

Latino registered student organizations will turn the Grand Ballroom into a fiesta for Día de los Muertos from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Although this...

Create lasting bonds but prepare for life’s changes

Ben Leman, Copy Editor October 22, 2017

To me, family is what you make of it. For many people, family goes beyond blood. Family can be friends, pets and so on. Besides my biological sister, I have several friends I consider family. To me,...

Clear out your junk and go live

Liz Stephens, Columnist September 10, 2017

A question I have had on my mind lately is “why do we put so much value in material items or just stuff?” We work our hind ends off in life to buy stuff, whether it be luxury stuff or cheap stuff....

Senior lock Ellen Wilson is grabbed from behind during a game on Sept. 27 against Tennessee at Lakeside Field.  The Panthers beat the Volunteers 31-17.  After losing 61-0 to Life on Saturday, the Panthers are now 1-3 overall.

Panthers put on life support, lose 61-0

Bob Reynolds, Staff Reporter October 5, 2014

Dating back to 2007, the Eastern rugby team has never been shutout in a game. Then its road game against Life University arrived Saturday and the seven-year steak was broken. Life University defeated...

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