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

Ellen Dooley

COLUMN: Forget summer, it’s fall y’all! 

Ellen Dooley, Columnist September 29, 2021

Remember last week when it was so nice out? There was the cool breeze, leaves falling, and not sweating trying to run from Old Main towards Coleman. A lot of students even broke out the good ol’ EIU...

Graduate art education students paint watercolor in room 2690 at the Doudna Fine Arts Center Wednesday night.

FEATURE PHOTO: Late-night watercolor

Raine Zhu, Photographer July 18, 2019

Graduate art education students paint watercolor in room 2690 at the Doudna Fine Arts Center Wednesday night. Tara Gorris (right) said the graduate students take online classes during spring and fall...

Students in the Adventure Flag and Camp Rifle Clinic from Smith Walbridge Clinics practice color guarding at the South Quad Wednesday evening.

FEATURE PHOTO: Spin those flags

Raine Zhu, Photographer July 11, 2019

Students in the Adventure Flag and Camp Rifle Clinic from Smith Walbridge Clinics practice color guarding at the South Quad Wednesday evening. Sydney Harris, an instructor at Smith Walbridge Clinics,...

Olivia Bommelje, a graduate from the Charleston High School Class of 2019, plays pickleball with a friend at the tennis court next to Andrew Hall Tuesday afternoon. Bommelje said she will attend the University of Missouri and major in engineering.

FEATURE PHOTO: Playing pickleball with a pal

Raine Zhu, Photographer July 9, 2019

Olivia Bommelje, a graduate from the Charleston High School Class of 2019, plays pickleball with a friend at the tennis court next to Andrew Hall Tuesday afternoon. Bommelje said she will attend the University...

Hongshan He (left), a chemistry professor, instructs Beibei Liu, a research assistant, on how to use a spin coater in the Physical Sciences Building Monday afternoon.

FEATURE PHOTO: Summer science

Raine Zhu, Photographer July 9, 2019

Hongshan He (left), a chemistry professor, instructs Beibei Liu, a research assistant, on how to use a spin coater in the Physical Sciences Building Monday afternoon. Liu said she joined the summer...

Summertime makes great occasion for travel

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter July 8, 2019

I have fond memories of my family piling into the minivan and taking cross country road trips during summer vacation. Between the luggage, blankets, gear and cooler of food, we were packed in like sardines. With...

Heather Davis, 42, and Hannah Hudson, 14, relax in the pavilion outside the Tarble Arts Center Tuesday afternoon.

FEATURE PHOTO: Unwinding at the pavilion

Raine Zhu, Photographer June 18, 2019

Heather Davis, 42, and Hannah Hudson, 14, relax in the pavilion outside the Tarble Arts Center Tuesday afternoon. Davis said they come to the pavilion because it makes them feel peaceful. Hudson...

Great songs, playlists make a summer more enjoyable

Jessica Stewart, Columnist June 16, 2019

Whether people are going on road trips or having cookouts in the backyard, great playlists can add so much more vibrancy and life to their experiences. My preferred summer vibe is driving at sunset...

Fashion Merchandising Camp to launch at Eastern

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter June 13, 2019

Fashion Merchandising Camp, a residential summer camp for high schoolers, is coming to Eastern for the first time this July. It will take place from July 7 through July 12. Peggy Brown, staff member...

Cheung Ho Hon, a sophomore civil engineering student at Lake Land College, studies in Booth Library Wednesday afternoon.

FEATURE PHOTO: Mid-week studying

Raine Zhu, Photographer June 12, 2019

Cheung Ho Hon, a sophomore civil engineering student at Lake Land College, studies in Booth Library Wednesday afternoon. Cheung said he is from Hong Kong and has one class this summer. He will transfer...

Karyn Baldwin (left), Courtney Prais (right), Mallory Johnson (middle) and Nora Richardson play with a football next to the Campus Pond Tuesday afternoon. Richardson is using a branch to retrieve the football back after dropping it into the water.

FEATURE PHOTO: Football at the Campus Pond

Raine Zhu, Photographer June 11, 2019

Karyn Baldwin (left), Courtney Prais (right), Mallory Johnson (middle) and Nora Richardson play with a football next to the Campus Pond Tuesday afternoon. Richardson is using a branch to retrieve the football...

Intramural sports free for students over summer

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter June 11, 2019

The Campus Recreation Department offers a variety of intramural sports during the summer that any enrolled Eastern students can participate in for free. Faculty and staff holding Student Recreation...

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