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 talk quarantine successes, struggles

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Staff Reporter April 2, 2020

Approximately two weeks ago, Gov. J. B. Pritzker issued a “stay-at-home” order for the entire state of Illinois in an attempt to slow down the coronavirus’ spread. The quarantine has been in effect...

Minority students recall race-related struggles in college

Valentina Vargas, Multicultural Reporter April 22, 2019

At midnight on a Friday, Luis Paniagua sits at Steak-n-Shake in Mattoon with his Latino group of friends and one Caucasian friend. He is sitting in a red booth, looking over the food menu, while he...

Is it our job to recognize struggles?

Megan Keane, Columnist March 27, 2019

I, unfortunately, know a ton people that will only offer help when there’s personal gain involved. And, yes, there’s always a little bit to gain personally when you help someone. You feel good that...

The double life of an employed college student

Tom O'Connor, Staff Reporter January 24, 2019

Like carrying plates and glasses on a server tray, working a job while attending a university can be quite arduous to balance. “I hate being broke; I am going to be honest,” said Gaige Davis, a music...

Men’s basketball team searching for special stretch

Maher Kawash, Men's Basketball Reporter January 16, 2018

The Eastern men’s basketball team is going through its fair share of struggles this season, but it may be following a similar trend as years past. Since the 2014-15 campaign, the Panthers have followed...

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