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

Gordon Baltazar, a freshman biology major, poses for a headshot in the South Quad on Monday.

What does Eastern want in a president?

Luke Taylor, Multimedia News Editor February 23, 2022

  Benjamin Drake, junior history major “I think that the next university president really needs to be someone that cares for students and student involvement. I think that’s something...

Jerimiah Boyd-Johnson, a senior political science major, walks down the aisle at the Homecoming Coronation Oct. 18 in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Grand Ballroom. Boyd-Johnson is a part of several campus organizations such as the Black Student Union, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., the Student Police Advisory Board, and the search committee for the Chief of Police.

Eastern student advocates for change

Rege'nte Myers, Contributing Writer November 17, 2021

The 2021 Homecoming King Jeremiah Boyd-Johnson, a senior from Chicago, Ill., is majoring in political science with a minor in pre-law studies. Boyd-Johnson is involved in many organizations on campus.  “These...

EDITORIAL: Student Senate: Do better

EDITORIAL: Student Senate: Do better

Editorial Board October 19, 2021

Eastern’s Student Senate has been hobbled this year as meeting after meeting, it fails to meet quorum. There are currently 16 senators in place, and 15 of them must be present to meet quorum and allow...

COLUMN: Working students are not lazy

COLUMN: Working students are not lazy

Ian Stobaugh, Columnist October 18, 2021

In high school, I worked at Panera for 35 hours a week for $9 an hour. I was a straight A student with a 3.9 GPA at the time, but everyone told me that since I was 16, I needed a job. People told me...

On-campus job fair to be held Wednesday

On-campus job fair to be held Wednesday

Luke Taylor, News Editor August 31, 2021

Eastern’s career services will host an on-campus job fair Wednesday from 1-3 p.m. in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Bridge Lounge. Various departments which have job openings available...

Money problems of the typical college student

Karena Ozier, Columnist February 26, 2019

A shirt that I had said “The best things in life are free.” To me, “free” can mean one of two things: Something can be free in regard to no payment needed for something typically paid for, and...

Students’ past works to be displayed in art show

AJ Fournier, Campus Reporter October 17, 2017

The work of students who created art over the summer or previous years will be on display Wednesday at the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Abby Perkins, sophomore art education major and show coordinator,...

Students share experiences of working on-campus jobs

AJ Fournier, Campus Reporter August 22, 2017

With different jobs around Eastern, students share their experiences of working on the campus itself. Lexie Bustard, a senior communications studies major and cashier at the Panther Pantry, said that...

Charleston businesses talk economic impact of Eastern students

Lynnsey Veach, Contributing Writer April 17, 2017

Local businesses shared their support of the Eastern community and expressed concerns about declining enrollment and the approaching end of the spring semester. An impact study conducted by Coles Together,...

Students can enter for research awards

Staff Report January 16, 2017

  Eastern students who have used the Booth Library for research are eligible to enter the library’s Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity” program. A potential $300 in...

Funeral set for Eastern student

Jarad Jarmon, Associate News Editor October 20, 2014

Funeral services for an Eastern student who died in a car accident Friday have been set for 11 a.m. Thursday at the Bauer Funeral Home in Effingham, Ill. A visitation remembering the death of Brianne...

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