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

THROUGH THE LENS: The News year in photos

THROUGH THE LENS: The News’ year in photos

The News December 31, 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, the staff of The Daily Eastern News invites you to look back at the year through our lens. January February March April May June July August September   October November December   Happy...

Eastern Center Kevin Duckworth muscles inside for two of his 12 points from Dec. 10, 1984.

The News on major athletic achievements

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor December 10, 2021

From its inception, The Daily Eastern News has been dedicated to covering Eastern athletics. For more than a century, The News has been there for thrilling victories, crushing defeats and historic performances....

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Tom Roberts, the press supervisor, checks over the final version of the newspaper.

The News says ‘bye’ to longtime press supervisor

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief December 10, 2021

  The Daily Eastern News has printed a daily publication with its own press since 1976 with three men leading a majority of the press runs: Mark Turk, Johnny Bough and Tom Roberts. Turk ran...

COLUMN: Looking forward to reading the next century of The News

COLUMN: Looking forward to reading the next century of The News

Cassie Buchman, Former Editor-in-Chief December 10, 2021

There are days when I look back at my time working for the Daily Eastern News, from 2014-2018, and I don’t know how we pulled it off. A bunch of broke college students, all from different backgrounds...

COLUMN: What I learned, gained while being an editor for The News

COLUMN: What I learned, gained while being an editor for The News

Nora Maberry, Former Editor-in-Chief December 10, 2021

The early and mid 2000s at the Daily Eastern News was a time of innovation. The paper was the first college newspaper in the country to produce Podcasts, won national awards for our photo slideshows,...

Chicago Tribune columnist Heidi Stevens Thursday, March 3, 2016. (Michael Tercha/Chicago Tribune) 2455184 - ct-heidi-stevens-mug-0225

COLUMN: The News gives students lifelong lessons, experience

Heidi Stevens, Former Editor-in-Chief December 10, 2021

Long before I fell in love with journalism, I fell in love with journalists. College journalists, specifically. The campus newsroom at The Daily Eastern News was the first place I felt like I belonged....

COLUMN: Former EIC, adviser reminiscences on The News

COLUMN: Former EIC, adviser reminiscences on The News

Lola Burnham, Former Editor-in-Chief December 10, 2021

A lot of the news events in the 1982-83 school year would seem familiar to readers of today’s Daily Eastern News. A faculty union contract was up for ratification. Room-and-board increases were under...

EDITORIAL: Last daily print edition a sign of the times

EDITORIAL: Last daily print edition a sign of the times

Editorial Board December 10, 2021

In 1915, three students, Ivan Goble, Ed McGurty and Ernest Bails, banded together to create the Normal School News with the intention of covering Eastern’s football team. Those three students, unbeknownst...

COLUMN: Editor-in-chief reflects on last edition of daily paper

COLUMN: Editor-in-chief reflects on last edition of daily paper

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief December 10, 2021

The day I’ve been dreading is here: The Daily Eastern News will be going down to printing once a week. Since my freshman year I have had two goals; first to be the Editor-in-Chief of this publication...

COLUMN: 1974 EIC talks past, future of The News, journalism

COLUMN: 1974 EIC talks past, future of The News, journalism

Dann Gire, Former Editor-in-Chief December 10, 2021

The early 1970s brought three sweeping changes to the EIU journalism world: 1) Eastern dumped the quarter system for the new-fangled semester system, prompting administrators to sound like John Cleese...

Eras of The News

Eras of The News

Luke Taylor, News Editor December 10, 2021

The Daily Eastern News has existed in some capacity since Nov. 5, 1915, whether it was called the Normal School News, Teachers College News, Eastern Teachers News, Eastern State News, or the Eastern...

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