The Daily Eastern News

‘Grown-ish’ is college on spot

Rayshaun Stevens, Columnist

January 23, 2020

If you know the TV show "Black-ish" or you are a college student, you most likely know about the spin-off show "Grown-ish." The show, which premiered in 2018, is a coming-of-age story about a group of college students who attend California University. I have been watching it since the first episode, ...

FEATURE PHOTO: It’s study time

FEATURE PHOTO: It’s study time

Zach Berger, Photographer

January 16, 2020

A group of students organize for a Bible study through Campus Outreach on Thursday night in the Andrews Hall basement. There were about 40 students in attendance Thursday for the group’s large meeting. The students meet for Bible studies at different locations every week in smaller groups....

FEATURE PHOTO: Crochet the day away

FEATURE PHOTO: Crochet the day away

Elizabeth Wood, Photo Editor

January 12, 2020

Morgan Weishaar, a sophomore majoring in clinic lab science, crochets a hat while working at the front desk in Thomas Hall on Sunday afternoon. 

Students share plans for holiday break

Allison Little, Staff Reporting

December 4, 2019

Winter break is coming, and students have a lot of plans for how to spend their time off.  Kareemah Martin, a senior television and video production major, said her plans were to just chill at home as much as possible.  “I am going to sleep every single day that I possibly can; I am going to sleep,” Marti...

FEATURE PHOTO: Studying up before finals

FEATURE PHOTO: Studying up before finals

Mackenzie Graham, Photographer

December 3, 2019

Chyna Edwards, a freshman biological sciences major, revises her essay for her Women and Gender Studies class in Booth Library on Tuesday afternoon.

FEATURE PHOTO: Working after Thanksgiving break

FEATURE PHOTO: Working after Thanksgiving break

Elizabeth Wood, Photo Editor

December 1, 2019

Mylissa Greenawalt, a sophomore special education major, gives two customers their pizza at Charleston’s Pizza Hut Sunday afternoon. Greenawalt said she stayed in Charleston during Thanksgiving break to work at Pizza Hut. 

FEATURE PHOTO: Moving toward the end of fall semester

FEATURE PHOTO: Moving toward the end of fall semester

Elizabeth Wood, Photo Editor

December 1, 2019

Piper Sardinha, a sophomore finance major, puts her bags onto a luggage cart as she begins to move back into her room on Sunday afternoon at Andrews hall. She said she enjoyed the Thanksgiving break because she could sleep in.

FEATURE PHOTO: Hot chocolate, cold weather

FEATURE PHOTO: Hot chocolate, cold weather

Elizabeth Wood, Photo Editor

November 19, 2019

Caroline Baumket, a freshman history major, talks to a student senator during the “Baby it's Finals Outside," organized by the Student Senate, in Coleman Hall on Tuesday afternoon. Baumket said the pamphlets the student senators handed out were helpful, and the hot chocolate was nice since it was cold out...

Student body president reflects on time at Eastern

Corryn Brock, News Editor

November 8, 2019

The first semester of Student Body President Carson Gordon’s term is nearing an end as well as her time as an undergraduate at Eastern. Gordon, a Mattoon native, is a senior political science major with two minors in pre-law and Spanish. Gordon came to Eastern in 2017 following her high school g...

McCleery ‘twirls’ her way toward graduation

McCleery ‘twirls’ her way toward graduation

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor

November 3, 2019

Cassie McCleery has a decision to make: to continue her competitive baton twirling for the last year or to focus on her future career in teaching. The senior family and consumer sciences major with a focus in education and only twirler in the Panther Marching Band started twirling 16 years ago. She...

Students sing, dance, recite poems at open mic night

Bre Celestin, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2019

Eastern's Black Student Union kicked off its BSU week by hosting an open mic night in Seventh Street Underground of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Monday night. Eastern students came to present their songs, dances and recite poems. Trinity Hudson, a junior majoring in psychology...

FEATURE PHOTO: Got pie?

FEATURE PHOTO: Got pie?

Justin Richards, Photographer

October 21, 2019

Joshua Grostlin (front), a college student affairs graduate student, and Kurt Ness (behind), a college student affairs graduate student, get pied in a face during the Rush Hour event for homecoming week. 

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