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

Community rallies for climate change awareness

Corryn Brock, News Editor September 22, 2019

Around the world people are participating in Climate Strike 2019, including people in Charleston. Approximately 70 people attended a rally against climate change at Morton Park Friday evening. David...

LASO to host rally in support of DACA

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter September 7, 2017

A rally to support the immigration policy Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and DACA recipients is set for 3:30 p.m. Friday in Morton Park. On Tuesday, President Donald Trump ordered an end to...

People stand along Lincoln Avenue to promote love and tolerance following events in Charlottesville, Virgina and across the country.

Community unites together against hate

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-chief August 27, 2017

During the “United Against Hate” Rally Saturday in Morton Park, Charleston resident Shelley Epperson had her parents on her mind. She was especially thinking about her father, whom she said fought...

Rally aims to show solidarity

Staff Report August 24, 2017

Local groups have once again organized a rally to denounce hate groups and bigotry and to show solidarity for those who have experienced it. “United Against Hate” is set for 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday...

Thousands to attend “Teach Out” rally in Springfield

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter April 25, 2017

In 1975, the state of Illinois paid roughly 82% of the cost for students to attend college. Over four decades later, Illinois now pays roughly 38% of that cost. Billy Hung, media coordinator of Eastern’s...

Social media contest to promote budget awareness

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter April 11, 2017

To raise broader awareness of the statewide budget impasse, Eastern’s chapter of University Professionals of Illinois (UPI) is sponsoring a student social media campaign competition called “Education...

Springfield rally to push for higher ed funding

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor February 7, 2017

A rally will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday in the first floor rotunda of the Capitol building in Springfield to advocate for support for higher education. The Illinois Coalition to Invest in Higher Education,...

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