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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

Katja Benz is a senior English major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

COLUMN: Finding yourself in times of change

Katja Benz, Columnist November 28, 2022

The Who asked a really good question in their 1978 album: ‘Who Are You?’  Not only is that a pretty general question, but it a good one to ask someone when you are applying for a job or you are...

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: Working after Thanksgiving break

Elizabeth Wood, Photo Editor December 2, 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...

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: Moving toward the end of fall semester

Elizabeth Wood, Photo Editor December 2, 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...

Here’s why Thanksgiving is my favorite

Blake Faith November 22, 2019

Less than a week away from my favorite holiday of the year and I’m excited. Thanksgiving is a holiday that is enjoyable for a lot of people and for me it's my favorite.  I can’t even think about...

Relax during Thanksgiving break

Katelyn Eddington November 22, 2019

I should not have to explain myself or keep apologizing for everything.  My anxiety has been through the roof, it is the end of the semester rush.  And when my anxiety gets like this, all I do...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Don’t dream of holidays; live them

Staff Editorial November 22, 2019

 Can you imagine it?  Passing by relieved pupils with happy faces in the halls, packing your things for a great trip and making the drive back home in the cold of November. A relief from the tumult...

Make the best out of these last 3 weeks

Staff Report November 26, 2017

After a week-long break, students trickle back onto campus, moving back into the dorms slowly beginning to focus on the weeks ahead. Two weeks and finals are all that separate us from more family time...

Residence halls, other buildings to close over break

Vince Lovergine, Staff Reporter November 16, 2017

Thanksgiving break begins Friday, meaning students who live in residence halls have a checklist of procedures that need to be followed before they leave. Mark Hudson, director of Housing and Dining...

Use break to prepare for the ‘real world,’ jobs

Staff Report November 12, 2017

The future is often a nebulous, scary concept, especially in college. Through classes, work, trying to keep up a social life and more, it is often easy to forget that students are essentially in a transition...

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