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

Column: “Sour” is the album of the summer

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Opinions Writer June 10, 2021

Olivia Rodrigo’s debut album “Sour,” released on May 21, is definitely the best album of the summer. The album’s energetic pop punk songs and pop ballads center on the experiences of being a...

Word of advice: do not lose focus

Rayshaun Stevens, Columnist March 5, 2020

Since I’ve been back from winter break, it has been hard trying to keep myself motivated in school.  When I returned the first week, I had to go home immediately because I had surgery. After returning...

It is good to be opinionated in life

Kate Rehwinkel, Columnist November 4, 2019

This semester has been difficult for me when it comes to maintaining new friendships. Recently I have had time to reflect on the friendships and why they ended. I think it is because I am too opinionated...

Put your opinions on NFL players away

Blake Faith, Sports Reporter September 5, 2019

The NFL has been full of news lately. Whether that is Antonio Brown being fined $54,000, Jared Goff singling a $134 million four year contract extension or Ezekiel Elliot’s $90 million 6 year contract,...

Anticipating one last ride at Eastern

Andrew Paisley, Opinions Editor August 18, 2019

It feels great to be back at Eastern! For those of you who do not know me, I am the Opinions Editor at The Daily Eastern News. I previously served in this position last year, and I will serve in it gain...

PODCAST: ‘Popcorn Talk’ episode 1

June 6, 2019

"Popcorn Talk" is a 30 minute long podcast dissecting movies both new and old and providing a decent review that will at least help you decide if a movie is worth seeing or not. In this...

Value the opinions that matter

Staff Editorial April 2, 2019

Each person has their own way of perceiving life and their own goals for the future. However, the future is not always forseeable, especially during these temporary years of college when there is still...

Have respect for the opinions of others

Ben Leman, Columnist December 5, 2017

Let me start by laying out right now that I respect people’s opinions.  It is a person’s right to express how he or she feels on certain subjects, ideas and values. It seems, however, that people...

Only dead fish swim with the stream

Liz Stephens, Columnist October 1, 2017

We all have weird habits, and one of mine is that I write down inspirational quotes for myself everyday. I developed this habit after watching a Netflix series called “Being Mary Jane,” which is...

Family weekend from a townie’s perspective

Liz Stephens, Columnist September 17, 2017

Every time Family Weekend rolls around, it is just another weekend for me. A normal weekend for me consists of working about twenty hours between two of my jobs, working on homework and relaxing in...

Column: Trolley Problem becomes possible reality with driverless cars

Megan Ivey, Staff Reporter January 26, 2017

Last week, I saw a video while surfing through my newsfeed that connected self-driving cars to the ethical dilemma called the Trolley Problem. The Trolley Problem, first developed by philosopher Philippa...

Column: Take time to learn about your fellow classmates

Megan Ivey, Staff Reporter January 19, 2017

It’s senior portrait week at Eastern, which means the journalism department is full of soon-to-be graduates in their best attire. While we had the 2017 senior class handy, the Warbler Yearbook staff...

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