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

Three different commencement speakers gave speeches during the graduation ceremony for the Eastern Illinois University Class of 2022 Saturday afternoon in Lantz Arena. Representing the Lumpkin College of Business and Technology Marie Koch delivered her speech during the first ceremony. Representing the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Jerimiah Boyd-Johnson presented his speech at the second ceremony. Representing the College of Education, MaryAnn Catt and Esperanza Murillo gave their speeches during the last ceremony.

Looking back at the 2021-2022 academic year

News Staff May 7, 2022

  As the semester ends and spring commencement is over, here is a look back at the 2021-2022 academic year: August The fall semester kicked off with move-in, First Night and Quakin' in the...

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The News Desk March 11, 2022

Last week, I talked about previous Unofficial coverage, but this year's was totally different as multiple editors accompanied police and firefighters for the entire day. Corryn Brock, Rob Le Cates...

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COLUMN: In the end, I’m just doing my job

Rob Le Cates, Assistant Photo Editor March 9, 2022

Throughout my two semesters working at the Daily Eastern News, I never thought I would be flipped off and yelled at for doing my job. For the coverage of Unofficial 2022, the News decided to place reporters...

A student raises a black cherry White Claw at the second house on the Unofficial 2022 crawl. Unofficial is an annual event in Charleston where participants take part in a “house crawl” where people go from house to house drinking and partying. Unofficial is not affiliated with EIU.

THROUGH THE LENS: Unofficial 2022

Rob Le Cates, Assistant Photo Editor March 7, 2022

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The News Desk March 4, 2022

Luke Taylor March 3, 2022

Unofficial 2022 is tomorrow, so I'm briefly talking about what happened this time last year.

Photo Illustration by Jordan Boyer

It’s official: Chucktown Unofficial 2019 kicks off Saturday morning

Gillian Eubanks, Staff Reporter March 1, 2019

The pre-St. Patrick’s Day house-crawl returns for another year Saturday as the people behind the scenes of Chucktown Unofficial 2019 prep for the 11 a.m. debut. Ashlee Pilipovich, a neuroscience major...

Be safe, considerate of others at Unofficial

Staff Editorial February 26, 2019

Well, we are just a few days away from one of Eastern’s favorite traditions: Unofficial. Amid the stress and busyness of the semester, especially with midterms, this is understandably a much-anticipated...

New activities to come to EIU “Unofficial”

Liz Stephens, City Reporter March 2, 2017

The yearly “Unofficial” celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, a time where hundreds of students gather to drink and party, will be kicking off this weekend. Students can go between three houses to...

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