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 17, 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...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Stay safe in treacherous weather

Staff Editorial November 12, 2019

With the heavy snowfall and blustery weather we have recently received, it is safe to say that the roads are rather dangerous. Local police officers have expressed that it is not worth it for people to...

Winter weather advisory issued for Thursday

Staff Report January 16, 2019

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for 9 p.m. Wednesday to 9 a.m. Thursday. Everett Lau, WEIU Newswatch’s Local Forecaster, said Charleston can expect snow, freezing...

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...

Be careful; pay attention when driving this week

Staff Editorial January 14, 2019

We hope we’re not beating a dead horse here by asking everyone to be prepared for severe weather. We already survived the “snow-pocalypse” that happened this past weekend, but just because the...

WEIU’s Everett Lau: ‘bundle up’ for weekend weather

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor January 9, 2019

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for portions of central, east central, southeast and west central Illinois. Wind chills are expected to be in the single digits early...

Winter weather advisory in effect until Thursday evening

Staff Report November 14, 2018

A winter weather advisory will be in effect until 6 p.m. Thursday. According to Weather Underground, there will be mixed precipitation Thursday. Total snow accumulations will be around three to five...

Students enjoy warmer weather

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor January 22, 2018

With a warmer atmosphere hitting campus, several students have taken advantage of the 50-degree weather to spend time outside after experiencing formerly freezing temperatures. Nadh Alsubaie, a graduate...

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