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

Meet the Greeks will take place Friday night at 7 p.m.

Get ready to meet the Greeks

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Associate News Editor September 10, 2021

Eastern’s National Pan-Hellenic Council will be hosting “Meet the Greeks” from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday at the Mellin steps outside the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Meet the Greeks is an event that is...

Eastern announces disciplinary actions for COVID-19 non-compliance

Eastern announces disciplinary actions for COVID-19 non-compliance

Luke Taylor, News Editor September 10, 2021

Eastern announced disciplinary guidelines for those who do not comply with mandatory testing for COVID-19. There are separate guidelines for students and for each group of employees on campus, including...

Eastern student count shows 0.2 percent drop

Eastern student count shows 0.2 percent drop

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief September 10, 2021

Eastern is reporting a 0.2 percent drop in total enrollment for the Fall 2021 semester, according to a press release from Thursday afternoon. This equates to a drop of 18 students. The university called...

The Study Abroad Program sets up an info table for students to learn more about studying abroad. They offered chocolate from different countries that are available to study abroad at.

Study Abroad shares chocolate, information

Ian Stobaugh, Campus Reporter September 9, 2021

Eastern’s Study Abroad staff set up a table outside Doudna Thursday afternoon, allowing students to taste chocolate and learn more about the program. The chocolates were from different countries in...

Henderlong is seen here delivering her speech about surviving an alleged sexual assault at the hands of an Eastern baseball player in 2017.

Former EIU soccer player alleges sexual assault against former Eastern baseball player

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief April 30, 2020

Editors note: This is a developing story, we will continue to update it as more information becomes available.  Update 2 p.m. Friday: In statements made to The Daily Eastern News on Friday, both Eastern...

STAFF EDITORIAL: College journalism is crucial; it deserves respect

Staff Editorial September 5, 2019

We at The Daily Eastern News believe in our reporting and the fact that we are providing a service to our readers by informing them of what is happening at Eastern. To make this happen, though, we need...

Stop overshadowing bad news with good news

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter February 20, 2018

During the first century A.D., Emperor Augustus would provide free grain and entertainment to lower-class citizens to make them forget their hunger and displeasure; switch the grain and entertainment for...

Media literacy is important to practice

Staff Editorial January 8, 2018

With the end of every year comes the annual “end-of-year” lists, where we get to find out what people thought were the best and worst aspects of 2017. According to USA Today, a Marist Poll found that...

Column: Silencing media comes with consequences

Mallory Kutnick, Staff Reporter February 9, 2017

Picture yourself waking up on a late summer’s morning. You drag yourself out of bed to get ready for the day that awaits you. Breakfast has come and gone, and you have had your pot of coffee. Just another...

Thesis presentations to be at Booth

DEN Staff January 31, 2017

Thesis presentations to be at Booth   Three sessions on how to research and present a thesis will be given by Booth Library faculty members this semester. The first one, Thesis 101 Seminar...

Column: Fake news is easy to spot if you know how

Leon Mire, Associate News Editor January 30, 2017

Last week I wrote about the importance of being skeptical and thinking critically before sharing stories or photos on social media. Being aware of one’s own biases and realizing when a story confirms...

A week in review

January 13, 2017

The video covers the news and sports highlights for the week of January 9, 2017 through January 13, 2017.

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