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

Jenny Les mugshot.

Le sentenced to 30 months in DOC, 4 years probation

Corryn Brock, Staff Reporter June 17, 2021

Former Eastern student Jenny Le, 27, was sentenced to 30 months in the Department of Corrections, four years of concurrent probation and 100 hours of community service in a plea deal with the Coles County...

Students discuss update to Drug Free Act

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter February 6, 2020

Eastern students offered their take on drug and alcohol use on campus following the updated Drug Free Schools and Communities Act, which offers a strategic plan to reduce substance use on campus.  The...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Be easy on the pot when it’s legal

Staff Editorial December 4, 2019

Beginning Jan. 1, 2020, adults 21 years old and over can legally buy marijuana for recreational use, and we at The Daily Eastern News are excited but would like to remind students that they cannot and...

More details about student arrest available

Corryn Brock, News Editor October 6, 2019

More details of the arrest of an Eastern student have been made available through the sworn police affidavit. Jenny L. Le, 25, of Charleston is accused of possessing 5,000 grams of marijuana and 600...

Cannabis businesses will benefit Charleston

Staff Editorial October 1, 2019

During its meeting Tuesday evening, the Charleston City Council approved an ordinance to establish a moratorium on cannabis business establishments. The reason given by Mayor Brandon Combs was that the...

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