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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

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,’...

Love’s in the air: Students talk Valentine’s Day

Emilie Bowman, Staff Reporter February 13, 2020

Students around Eastern are celebrating the Valentine’s Day holiday in many different ways. Both students in relationships and those who are not have something special planned for the day. Freshman...

It’s OK to be single on Valentine’s Day

Staff Editorial February 13, 2019

Valentine’s Day, or as some like to call it, Singles Awareness Day, is met with a variety of attitudes every year, with 2019 being no exception. Whether it is happiness from spending time with a significant...

Embrace Valentine’s Day instead of hating it

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist February 13, 2019

Although today is filled with pinks and reds, your feelings about it may be black or white: you hate it or you love it. For a long time, I hated Valentine’s Day. One reason for this is because of my...

Students share Valentine’s Day plans

Caitlyn Craig, Contributing Writer February 13, 2019

Feb. 14 is a day that is commonly filled with candy, flowers and gifts. According to the Britannica Encyclopedia, the holiday roots back to the 14th century, but the history behind it is not precisely...

Singles speak out about Valentine’s Day

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter February 13, 2019

While couples embrace each other on Valentine’s Day, roommates Danielle Allen, a freshman education major, and Hannah Sieg, a freshman public relations major, said they plan on embracing the single life...

Flower power: Local flower shops prepare for Valentine’s Day

Katelyn Eddington, Contributing Writer February 12, 2019

Roses are red, violets are blue and Valentine’s Day is all around, especially at Charleston flower shops. Franda Newkirk and her husband Rick own and run Noble Flower Shop and said a few Eastern students...

Love yourself, others this Valentine’s Day

Staff Editorial February 13, 2018

Today is the holiday everyone loves — or more commonly, loves to hate. Candy hearts in hues of pinks and reds, notes dripping in sappy clichés and commercials encouraging viewers to go see the newest...

How to get through Valentine’s Day single

Abiola Alafe, Guest Columnist February 13, 2018

Spending Valentine’s Day alone does not have to be miserable. Whether you are in a relationship or not, it is intended to remind us about love. Rather than wallowing in self-pity, get dressed up and...

Students share Valentine’s Day plans

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter February 13, 2018

Whether they are in long-distance relationships or they see their significant other on a daily basis, students are choosing to spend Valentine’s Day in different ways this year. Molly Ham, a junior...

Upright Citizens Brigade to perform improv comedy at Eastern

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor February 12, 2018

Audience members can celebrate Valentine’s Day with some improv comedy as The Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company performs at 7:30 p.m. in the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The...

V-Day, it’s not just for couples

Andrew Paisley, Campus reporter February 11, 2018

A lot of times, people really get down in the dumps when it comes to Valentine’s Day. The majority of these people are single, and they think because they do not have a significant other that this holiday...

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