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

Students return to class after odd spring break

Luke Taylor, Campus Reporter March 31, 2020

While an extended spring break would usually sound like any college student’s dream, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed perspectives on many things. Instead of a chance to vacation and spend time...

Classes expected to stay online all semester

Classes expected to stay online all semester

Analicia Haynes and Corryn Brock March 13, 2020

Eastern is extending spring break by one week and transitioning all classes to D2L for the remainder of the semester. Public Information Coordinator Josh Reinhart said at this point, the plan is to continue...

Be careful during spring break

Karena Ozier, Columnist March 9, 2020

It is that time of the year when the midterm is in the past and spring break is the next big adventure. For some students, spring break is a time to go home and work, but for the majority of other college...

Students discuss goals for after spring break

Shamaine Ware, Contributing Writer March 18, 2019

Students on campus shared how they plan to finish the last 6 weeks of the semester. Demetria Joiner, a junior majoring in management, said her goals for the rest of the semester are to finish her classes,...

Here’s my ‘bad decision’ from spring break

Karena Ozier, Columnist March 18, 2019

Now that spring break has come and passed, college students are left to reflect on the decisions that they’ve made. Some good… And most, not. My bad decision was not intentional. The much anticipated...

Editorial: Break is already over; time to hustle

Staff Editorial March 17, 2019

The age-old battle students everywhere face has come upon us Sunday, into Monday, and standing your ground is the only way to combat the opponent. St. Patrick’s Day and spring break are fresh in everyone’s...

Students unload, reflect after spring break week

Katelyn Eddington, Contributing Writer March 17, 2019

Eastern students coming back from spring break found time to relax, be adventurous and prepare for the final stretch of the semester. Dymine Dorsey, an Andrews resident and desk assistant and senior English...

Editorial: Recharge, but stay prepared on break

Staff Editorial March 7, 2019

The long week of assignments, last-minute chores and packing before leaving Charleston has left many of us students sleep-deprived and ready for a week of fun. For some, spring break has already started....

Students share intentions for the upcoming spring break

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter March 7, 2019

Spring break is finally here, and Eastern’s students share their intentions for the upcoming week-long break from classes. Some students plan on going back home to visit with family while others have...

What to know before leaving for spring break

Valentina Vargas, Multicultural Reporter March 7, 2019

•  Residence Halls and Greek Court will close except for Lincoln, Stevenson, Douglas and Thomas Halls on Friday, March 8 at 8 p.m. •  The Residence Halls and Greek Court will re-open on Sunday,...

40 students to spend spring break giving back

Maria Ruettiger March 7, 2019

Spring break starts March 11, and this is usually a time for people to take a break from school and enjoy their free time. However, the Newman Catholic Center has “alternative” spring break plans...

A long drive for a short spring break

Karena Ozier, Columnist March 6, 2019

Spring break is getting closer, and with it are travel plans. I have been planning to go to Texas for the first few days of my spring break to spend some time with my boyfriend who is there for the Air...

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