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

Gen ed courses are necessary, important

Zoë Donovan , Columnist March 11, 2020

Now and again it creeps up in the minds of students, why do English majors need math classes? Why do accounting students need to take sociology classes? Why do we need to take classes that don’t apply...

My new phone is taking over my life

Megan Keane, Columnist March 11, 2020

I had the opportunity to upgrade my iPhone SE to an iPhone 8+, and can I be the first to say I shouldn’t have done this. I am sure my suitemate has thought it a bunch in the last couple weeks, but I...

We all need to be washing our hands

Megan Keane, Columnist February 26, 2020

I feel like I have been sick for a year. I’m really overdramatic when I’m sick, but I truly have been sick for three weeks now. That is nearly a month of my life I have spent not being able to breathe...

Lent can be a good time for reflection

Zoë Donovan, Columnist February 26, 2020

The pious Ash Wednesday has passed, overshadowing the parties of Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras. Those of us who were raised Catholic can feel a sort of sentimentality to the days, even if we no longer attend...

Column: Today, the world is in mourning

Rob Downen, Opinions Editor September 11, 2014

So fitting that, on the eve of the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, our president stands in front of Congress, pleading for war. Few words can express the earth-shattering feelings of grief that...

Column: Everyone is guilty in the Ray Rice scandal

Anthony Catezone, Managing Editor September 9, 2014

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice is the leading criminal in his recent disgrace.  Obviously. Rice punched his then-fiancée, now-wife, Janay Palmer, not once — but twice — in an Atlantic...

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