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

At Doudna Fine Arts Center Thursday afternoon, Sam Tolch, a junior art education major, and Angela Risinger, a junior 2D studio art major, talk to each other about the showcased paintings inside the Glenn Hild Student Art Gallery that were created by students.

Eastern’s Advanced Painting course showcases art from the semester

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter December 9, 2021

Students in Eastern’s Advanced Painting class had the opportunity to showcase their semester’s work on Thursday evening in Doudna. Chris Kahler, who teaches Painting 2 through 6, said the class...

Sonae Bishop, a junior community health major, works on writing a paper in the study lounge area of Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Monday afternoon.

The perfect study spots on campus

Luke Taylor, News Editor December 6, 2021

With finals week fast approaching, students are buckling down to get homework done, maybe for the first time all semester. The right study spot could completely change how well they can focus on work. Where...

Diana Maggi, a freshman biological sciences major, creates a domestic life art project in Doudna Fine Arts Center.

Recognizing International Artist Day

Ethan Schobernd , Campus Reporter October 25, 2021

In recognition of International Artist Day, students and professors from Eastern’s art department shared their perspectives on the importance of art and why they enjoy it so much.  International...

Jada Laws, a junior economics major, does work in the TRIO Student Support office.

TRiO helps first-generation students succeed

Amayah Farley, Contributing Writer October 19, 2021

Universities are becoming more diverse, and a major reason for this is the push on first-generation students. Even though Eastern has programs tailored to this group of students, life on campus still...

Amairany Bueno, a freshman management major, Evodie Tshipamba, an electrical engineering major, and Diana Maggi, a freshman biology major, compete against each other in inflatable jousting during the Kick-Off in the Library Quad.

THROUGH THE LENS: Homecoming Kick-Off

Jessica Nantes, Photographer October 18, 2021

Student Government Vice President Payton Ade adjourns the Wednesday Student Government meeting.

Life as Eastern’s student executive vice president

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Associate News Editor September 22, 2021

Every day we walk through campus, walking past hundreds of faces that we don’t think much about. Hundreds of people with their own struggles, goals and achievements. Hundreds of people who each have...

All student workers will be paid for remainder of semester

Analicia Haynes, Senior Reporter April 8, 2020

Eastern President David Glassman said student workers, including those who receive federal work studies, will continue to receive payments until the end of the semester. Glassman said in an email...

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...

Action team to lobby in Springfield for students’ interests

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief March 25, 2019

Members of student government and other students will be heading to the state capitol Wednesday to lobby for Eastern.  They are all a part of a group called the Student Action Team, and Zac Cohen, the...

Students share their thoughts on increasing minimum wage

Shamaine Ware, Contributing Writer February 18, 2019

Students on campus shared mixed opinions about a bill passed by the House on Feb. 14 to increase Illinois’ minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025. Marcus Burns, a junior majoring in applied engineering...

Top 5 things students should know about the government shutdown

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor January 7, 2019

As the days add to what is currently the third-longest U.S. government shutdown, some have expressed concerns about what the shutdown could mean for citizens as well as students in higher education. Here’s...

College can be hard for parents, too

Natalee Reynolds , Columnist October 22, 2018

Last week, I spoke to my mom over the phone for the first time in a while—that while being at least a few weeks. I told her how I was doing and we talked briefly, catching up with each other. Towards...

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