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

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COLUMN: Dear Everyone, I’m proud of you

Katja Benz, Columnist April 11, 2022

Since the pandemic hit two years ago, I’ve noticed that I’ve been a lot more down. Down as in I’m not really feeling myself and I miss the pre-pandemic world. I’m sure other people are feeling...

COLUMN: Self-care shouldnt be a luxury

COLUMN: Self-care shouldn’t be a luxury

Killeen Reidy, Columnist November 8, 2021

Self-care has been a popular topic in media for quite a few years now, but what is it? You might associate it with face masks and bubble baths, but it doesn’t have to be. In reality, self-care is just...

Breathing exercises help students relax, deal with stress

Breathing exercises help students relax, deal with stress

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Associate News Editor October 25, 2021

“Inhale, one, two, three, four, five. Exhale, one, two, three, four, five,” Ann Coddington, an art professor, said in a soft voice, helping guide a group of students through breathing exercises Monday...

Students share their self-care tips for Self-Care Awareness Month

Students share their self-care tips for Self-Care Awareness Month

Ethan Schobernd, Campus Reporter September 13, 2021

Eastern students shared their own forms of self-care for “Self-Care Awareness Month.”   College is full of homework assignments, exams and multiple extracurricular activities. Since students have...

Students give tips for self-care, self-improvement

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor September 3, 2019

Eastern students expressed their self-care tips in time for Self-Improvement Month and Self-Care Awareness Month, which is recognized in September. Sam Hennegan, a sophomore English and philosophy major,...

The online self-care fad is becoming sensationalized

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter July 1, 2019

If there is one thing I’ve learned, it is to never trust the internet. While it can be an incredibly useful tool for knowledge and communication, I have to take everything it says with a grain of...

Change can be good for you; embrace it

Karena Ozier, Columnist November 6, 2018

It is hard to think that you can move everything you need in just an hour. Freshman move-in day seemed to last all day. I even had help from 3 other people.  I recently moved 4 doors down from the dorm...

Taking the time for self care is worth it

Megan Keane, Columnist October 24, 2018

It’s officially that point in the semester where I forget I’m a human being. Symptoms of this include: running on two hours of sleep, slurping down coffee like a fiend, realizing you started reading...

Seasonal depression is not made up at all

Andrew Paisley, Opinion Editor October 9, 2018

Throughout the past month, I have been dealing with seasonal depression. Usually, this doesn’t start affecting me until closer to November, but it hit me early this year. I often feel that people do...

TRiO, SACIS provide self-care tips to students

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter September 26, 2018

A self-care session, hosted by TRiO and the Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service (SACIS), provided tips for how people can take care of themselves on Wednesday afternoon. Taylor Diskin, social...

Take care of yourself

Staff Editoral September 17, 2018

Although it’s only the middle of September, it already feels like December. Many of us, especially those of us on the News staff, are fatigued and physically and mentally drained.   We acknowledge...

Mental health in focus

September 10, 2018

As the country observed National Suicide Prevention Day yesterday, we at The Daily Eastern News kept in mind, just like we always have, the importance of suicide prevention. Depression, anxiety, loneliness...

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