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

Jeffrey Stowell, chair of Textbook Rental task force, talks to the Student Senate Wednesday about 11 recommendations for why switching to digital textbooks would be beneficial.

Student Senate hears physical-to-digital textbook proposal

Jelan Buchanan, Staff Reporter February 27, 2020

The Textbook Rental Advisory Committee proposed 11 recommendations for going from physical textbooks to digital textbooks to the Student Senate, and if the transition is approved, students’ Textbook...

CUPB to hear administration, textbook reports

Analicia Haynes, Senior Reporter December 6, 2019

The Council on University Planning and Budget will hear reports Friday from Textbook Rental and from the administrative and subcommittees during its meeting in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Cathy...

Faculty Senate to talk over 3 items

Staff Report October 14, 2019

Faculty Senate will discuss three items during its meeting Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m. in room 4440 of Booth Library. The three items include a report from the provost, an update on discussions about...

Gatrell delivers enrollment report to Faculty Senate

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief September 3, 2019

Eastern Provost Jay Gatrell delivered Eastern’s tenth day enrollment numbers, conveying a message of overall positivity and growth, to the Faculty Senate Tuesday. Gatrell reported to the senate that...

Textbook Rental closed until July 1

Staff Report June 23, 2019

Textbook Rental will be closed Monday through Sunday for inventory. During this time, Textbook Rental will not be able to conduct any business; the book drop box will also be unavailable. Textbook...

Monica Maybell, a dietetics senior and student worker, organizes a meal as part of the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism and Salvation Armys summer free meals program for youth on Wednesday at Textbook Rental.

FEATURE PHOTO: Food on the move

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief June 5, 2019

Monica Maybell, a dietetics senior and student worker, organizes a meal as part of the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism's and Salvation Army's summer free meals program for youth on Wednesday...

Special hours in effect over summer

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter May 13, 2019

Many popular and important resources on Eastern’s campus have special hours over the summer. Hours for these services and resources change in the summer months because of reduced student traffic. Only...

Cheap textbooks available for sale

Logan Raschke, News Editor March 24, 2019

Eastern students can purchase textbooks at a fraction of the cost they normally sell for at retail price at the Spring 2019 discarded textbook sale. According to the College Board, students attending...

Faculty Senate discusses changes to Textbook Rental policy

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief February 19, 2019

The Faculty Senate discussed revisions to the internal governing policy for Textbook Rental and voted to put proposed changes to the Senate Constitution on the election ballot for faculty to vote on. Jeff...

Lauren Lewin, a senior business management major, rings up books from the Discarded Textbook Sale at Textbook Rental Services. She said the sale is a good opportunity for students. “Textbooks are expensive,” said Lewin. “It’s a good way to get them really cheap.”

Textbook Rental holding discarded textbook sale through Friday

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter October 3, 2018

Students can find a number of novels and textbooks in various genres during this fall semester’s discarded textbook sale. The discarded textbook sale will go on through Friday, Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. to...

Union, Textbook Rental Service still feeling effects of impasse

Brooke Schwartz, Campus reporter February 4, 2018

Reports from both the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union and the Textbook Rental Service highlighted the cutbacks made by both places over the past few years during the budget impasse. Mitch Coe,...

Students can rent textbooks at Eastern

Molly Dotson, Photo Editor August 17, 2016

Fall semester is in the air which indicates new beginnings for all students, especially freshmen and transfer students. Two aspects that are not new, however, are Eastern’s textbooks and their...

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