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

Three different commencement speakers gave speeches during the graduation ceremony for the Eastern Illinois University Class of 2022 Saturday afternoon in Lantz Arena. Representing the Lumpkin College of Business and Technology Marie Koch delivered her speech during the first ceremony. Representing the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Jerimiah Boyd-Johnson presented his speech at the second ceremony. Representing the College of Education, MaryAnn Catt and Esperanza Murillo gave their speeches during the last ceremony.

Looking back at the 2021-2022 academic year

News Staff May 7, 2022

  As the semester ends and spring commencement is over, here is a look back at the 2021-2022 academic year: August The fall semester kicked off with move-in, First Night and Quakin' in the...

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...

A body found in the Illinois River near Peru has been identified as Jelani Day, an Illinois State University graduate student who was reported missing on Aug. 25. The cause of death was determined to be drowning.

Eastern student seeks help finding missing brother

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief September 5, 2021

As the search continues for missing Illinois State University speech pathology graduate student Jelani Day, his brother, D'Andre Day, an Eastern graduate student studying sports administration, is asking...

Tashay Graves, a sophmore family and consumer science major and Malachi McNutt, a senior sociology major put together an impromptu poem titled “Im Hungry” for the Langston Hughes Poetry Slam in the Lumpkin Auditorium. The event was one of many scheduled events put together for African American Heritage Month.

Students share poetry inspired by Langston Hughes

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter February 15, 2017

Inspired by poet Langston Hughes, people shared poetry and songs Wednesday night for African-American Heritage Month. Hughes is known for being among the first to use jazz rhythms and dialect to depict...

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