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

Satya Donavalli is computer technology major. He can be reached at sdonavalli@eiu.edu or 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: Why it is important to be creative in life

Satya Donavalli, Guest Columnist October 22, 2022

We are all creatures of creativity. We come up with new inventions and ideas every day, but how often do we actually implement those ideas? Have you ever been sitting in a meeting or in class and had...

Will Padgett is a first year graduate student studying English and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: I think the clock tower is haunted

Will Padgett, Columnist October 7, 2022

By now, even if you’re new to EIU, you’ve probably noticed that we have a clock tower right outside the south exit of Booth Library. If you haven’t noticed it, then maybe you should get your nose...

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

COLUMN: Too wired to write

Trent Jonas, Columnist September 18, 2022

Tapping the Dunn Bros. floor with my Croc and staring into the murky, ice-broken surface of my cold press (no cream/milk or sugar), I dredge my own brain’s floor, sifting for a crumb—or even some dust—that...

COLUMN: Yungblud’s self-titled album speaks to the emotions

Brie Coder, Columnist September 7, 2022

Before writing this album review, I had to familiarize myself with the hyperactive punk named Yungblud. What I can appreciate is the fact that this artist is not afraid to dip his toes in different genre...

Kyla Moton is a junior English major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: Dr. Yolanda, powerful and empowering leader

Kyla Moton, Columnist September 1, 2022

As a young, black woman on a predominantly white campus, it is important that black women have access to other women who look like them and can relate to some of the experiences that we go through. Coming...

COLUMN: Film “Beast” is intense, but repetitive

Drew Coffey, Columnist August 23, 2022

“Beast” is a fun and intense film despite a repetitive story. Imagine an alternate universe where the 1983 film “Cujo” exists but with a territorial lion replacing the infected blood thirsty dog...

COLUMN: An interview with the president, tips for a successful year

Katja Benz, Columnist August 21, 2022

I had the pleasure of interviewing the university president, Dr. David Glassman, Friday night at the Silent Headphone Party. It is his last year as president of the university. In the interview, Glassman...

COLUMN: My grade shouldnt rely on others work in group projects

COLUMN: My grade shouldn’t rely on others work in group projects

Maya Kurth, Columnist December 9, 2021

Don’t get me wrong, I know that I will work with people for the rest of my life – my major quite literally relies on it, but I don’t think it should be forced in college with group projects.  I...

COLUMN: Spotify Wrapped is a marketing tactic

COLUMN: Spotify Wrapped is a marketing tactic

Ryan Meyer, Columnist December 9, 2021

I know I’m a little late to the party when it comes to making fun of Spotify Wrapped. After all, I’ve had a busy 2021, being the main character of my own movie. The algorithm honestly knows me pretty...

COLUMN: The Outer Worlds is a flawed video game

COLUMN: ‘The Outer Worlds’ is a flawed video game

Elise Keane, Columnist December 8, 2021

As we gear up towards finals season, I was looking for a game that would take my mind off all the various stressors in my life. I mostly play games on my switch, so I was looking through the Nintendo store....

Ellen Dooley

COLUMN: The Beach Boys wrote psychedelia music

Ellen Dooley, Columnist December 8, 2021

You may know The Beach Boys for creating upbeat music throughout the 50’s and 60’s. Their music usually involved surfing, fun times as a teen or even teenage love. Pretty harmless, right? Well, I recently...

COLUMN: Transgender people have always existed

COLUMN: Transgender people have always existed

Ian Stobaugh, Columnist December 6, 2021

Coming out is always difficult. There’s no question about it. I’ve come out a lot, especially when I was figuring out my identity and unsure of myself. When I realized I was transgender, I had to come...

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