The Daily Eastern News

Students talk quarantine successes, struggles

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

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?

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

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

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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