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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

Nicholas Bays is a fifth year sports media relations major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

Thought Bubble- The match, the match-up, and the future

Nick Bays, Columnist July 17, 2023

Oh boy, who let me back in the kitchen? Because I’m cooking once again (yes, mom, I know you shouldn’t start a sentence with “because” but you’re not my editor so boom, get roasted). On June...

Nicholas Bays is a fifth year sports media relations major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

Thought Bubble: Golf made for a fun Father’s Day

Nick Bays, Columnist June 19, 2023

Perhaps this piece is not the “sportiest”. It might not have the hottest takes or the silliest claims. But for this week’s edition of Thought Bubble, I wanted to write about a fun experience I had...

Nicholas Bays is a fifth year sports media relations major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

Thought Bubble: With Lionel Messi at Inter Miami, what’s next for MLS and the United States?

Nick Bays, Columnist June 12, 2023

​In a shocking move last week, Lionel Messi decided to leave European professional soccer and instead come to the United States. His destination: Major League Soccer’s very own Inter Miami. ​I...

Nicholas Bays is a fifth year sports media relations major and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

Thought Bubble: I rooted against my team because dynasties are exhausting

Nick Bays, Columnist May 29, 2023

Nick is talking about German soccer? Must be a day that ends in “y”. But let me cook, please, because I swear I have a point.Bayern Munich are a massive soccer team in Germany that play in the top...

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