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

COLUMN: The danger of Minecraft’s hidden ideology

COLUMN: The danger of Minecraft’s hidden ideology

Ian Palacios, Columnist January 12, 2022

One idea that has permeated Western culture for thousands of years is the view that the world and all of its parts—the forests, the animals that live within them, the mountains that tower over us and...

COLUMN: The Outer Worlds is a flawed video game

COLUMN: ‘The Outer Worlds’ is a flawed video game

Elise Keane, Columnist December 8, 2021

As we gear up towards finals season, I was looking for a game that would take my mind off all the various stressors in my life. I mostly play games on my switch, so I was looking through the Nintendo store....

COLUMN: Animal Crossings new update is golden

COLUMN: ‘Animal Crossing’s’ new update is golden

Elise Keane, Columnist November 10, 2021

Quarantine had just started, and I was eager for something to do. All of my friends were talking about this new game that released on Nintendo Switch called “Animal Crossing: New Horizons.” I remembered...

COLUMN: The greatest Wii game, Boom Blox

COLUMN: The greatest Wii game, ‘Boom Blox’

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor September 6, 2021

Lists of the greatest video games ever made always have one glaring omission: “Boom Blox” for the Wii. This staggering masterpiece of an entertainment product was made by EA, and Steven Spielberg...

Students play video games, draw at Tarble After Hours party

Kyara Morales, Staff Reporter March 6, 2020

Students explored art exhibitions, grabbed snacks, listened to music and played board games Thursday evening during the Tarble Arts Center’s After Hours party. A Wii was provided, allowing the attendees...

Column: Terrible movies’ appeal comes from personal standards

Shelby Niehaus, Opinions Editor January 18, 2017

Ladies and gentlemen, we have a scourge on our hands. Remember when I opened up about my love for terrible movies? Last semester I printed a manifesto on the beauty and unadulterated joy that is truly...

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