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

Snow, freezing rain expected for Friday

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor January 16, 2020

Charleston will see snow, freezing rain and sleet Friday afternoon, making commutes home for the long weekend potentially dangerous. Everett Lau, WEIU News Watch’s Sky Watch Local Forecaster, said the...

Severe weather warning issued until this Friday

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor August 21, 2019

Unfavorable weather on the second day of the semester called for umbrellas, rain coats and rain boots. The National Weather Service issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Coles County, among other areas...

Freezing rain likely to cause slippery roads, sidewalks

Staff Report January 14, 2019

The National Weather Service in Lincoln issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, and west central Illinois. Overnight into Tuesday morning a weak weather...

Apology letter to Mother Nature

Kennedy Nolen, Columnist April 3, 2018

Hey, Mother Nature. It’s me, Kennedy. I have a few things to tell you that I need to get off my chest on behalf of (most) humans. I know for hundreds and thousands of years, we humans have caused...

Rushing water pushes through underneath a bridge on Seventh Street Tuesday evening. Severe thunderstorms caused major flooding throughout Charleston and Mattoon on Tuesday.

Thunderstorms cause flooding around Charleston, campus

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Associate News Editor April 3, 2018

Flooding has filled Charleston following severe thunderstorms on Tuesday. Around 4 p.m. Tuesday, Cameron Craig, an instructor and climatologist at Eastern, said 4.3 inches of rain had fallen so...

City experiences two different fog types this past week

Roberto Hodge, News Editor December 7, 2015

Charleston was blanketed in two types of dense fog beginning Friday, which continued into Saturday and ended Monday. The city experienced Advection fog during the day and then Radiation fog in the evenings. Advection...

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