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

Justus Lopresto-Jackson, a sophomore computer informational technology major, plays bags at the TRIO Fun Day event in McAfee Saturday. Lopresto Jackson said the event was a great opportunity to get out and relax before finals.

THROUGH THE LENS: TRIO Fun Day

Brejona Hutchinson, Photographer April 17, 2022

From left to right, Maggie Burkhead, the director of TRIO Student Support Services, Nyjah Lane, a second year graduate student, Norri Hayes, a first year graduate student, and Yesenia Muruato, a second year graduate student, release balloons in honor of Karen Easton, who was an employee in TRIO Student Support Services, in the Library Quad Saturday.

‘She was something special:’ Eastern honors life of former TRiO support specialist

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief January 22, 2022

A memorial service and balloon release were held Saturday to honor the life of Karen Easton, TRiO Office Support Specialist who died on Dec. 10, 2021. Eastern students and employees spoke of their memories...

Jada Laws, a junior economics major, does work in the TRIO Student Support office.

TRiO helps first-generation students succeed

Amayah Farley, Contributing Writer October 19, 2021

Universities are becoming more diverse, and a major reason for this is the push on first-generation students. Even though Eastern has programs tailored to this group of students, life on campus still...

Musical trio to perform ‘Around the World with Love’ Thursday

Ryan Meyer, Staff Reporter February 13, 2020

Love will come to the Doudna Fine Arts Center Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the form of a classical music trio fronted by cellist Kristina Reiko Cooper. “It’s called ‘Around the World with Love,’...

TRiO, SACIS provide self-care tips to students

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter September 26, 2018

A self-care session, hosted by TRiO and the Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service (SACIS), provided tips for how people can take care of themselves on Wednesday afternoon. Taylor Diskin, social...

TRiO helps students in need

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor September 2, 2015

With the many resources at the tip of students’ fingers, TRiO is a support service built on assisting students who fit into three categories. TRiO offers assistance to students academically and pushes...

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