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

Qwen Collins, a junior nursing major, tries to win different prizes by playing Black History Bingo Monday night for the African American Heritage Month Kickoff event.

Eastern’s AAHM kickoff shared historic African American figures

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter January 31, 2022

Eastern’s University Board kicked off Black History Month Jan. 31 with a bingo tournament featuring historic and prominent African American figures. Destiny Dye, senior early childhood education major...

Black History Month events to be held throughout February

Black History Month events to be held throughout February

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter January 28, 2022

Eastern’s is celebrating Black History Month by having African American Heritage Month with events throughout February. The first event is Black Lives Matter Speaker Series: Bias in Professionalism...

Kennedi Johnson, a freshman psychology major, socializes with her new friend that she met while playing bingo in the Grand Ballroom Tuesday night.

THROUGH THE LENS: Winter welcome days

Ashanti Thomas, Photographer January 12, 2022

Students attended the “In the Heights” movie night Friday for Latino Heritage Month sponsered by LASO.

‘In the Heights’ movie night showcases Latinx cultures

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter October 10, 2021

The Latino Heritage Month events continued with a screening of the movie In The Heights Friday night. The movie night was held in the Buzzard Auditorium, where dozens of Eastern students gathered to...

Game night slated for Tuesday

Staff Report October 21, 2019

The homecoming committee of Eastern’s University Board will host “Who’s Got Game?” in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Tuesday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. The game...

How to improve the spring concert

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor April 14, 2019

Lovelytheband performed in McAfee Thursday, and if most students were asked, they did not care about the concert and did not go. Whether or not the group itself is part of that formula, there are ways...

Lovelytheband to headline Spring Concert on Thursday

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief April 10, 2019

Lovelytheband headlines the 2019 Spring Concert Thursday night in McAfee Gym, and the University Board is hoping for a large turnout for the free show. On Tuesday UB announced via social media that the...

Enrollment to blame for concert problems

Staff Editorial April 10, 2019

The Editorial board has heard a lot of griping about the upcoming spring concert, and most of it is valid and warranted. Many of our peers, ourselves included, have complained about not knowing the...

Student Senate to vote on budget allocation bills

Logan Raschke, News Editor April 9, 2019

Student Senate will vote on five budget allocation bills during its Wednesday meeting. These bills detail how much money will go into the 2019-2020 budgets for University Board, the Student Recreation...

Spring concert will have free admission

Analicia Haynes and Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief and Assistant News Editor April 9, 2019

Because of low ticket sales, the 2019 Spring Concert, featuring lovelytheband, is now free to students and the general public. University Board made the announcement Tuesday afternoon via social media. Mariah...

UB to announce Spring Concert performer Tuesday

Staff Report March 25, 2019

The University Board will reveal the performer for the 2019 Spring Concert during the “Big Reveal” party from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday in the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University...

UB to host ‘Pixelpalooza’ video game tournament

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2019

For the first time in five years the University Board will be partnering  with Eastern’s Gamer’s Guild and the ESports Club (both are registered student organizations) to host the 5th annual video...

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