The Daily Eastern News

STAFF EDITORIAL: Stay safe in treacherous weather

November 11, 2019

With the heavy snowfall and blustery weather we have recently received, it is safe to say that the roads are rather dangerous. Local police officers have expressed that it is not worth it for people to...

Mechanics give tips on car care during winter

November 11, 2019

On Monday, cars did not start, cars slid off the road, people had to drive less than 15 miles per hour, and students had to wear more than their sweatshirts and sweats. And with the weather taking a turn...

Ways people ‘predict’ the weather besides Groundhog Day

February 3, 2019

Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow on Saturday, which, according to legend, signifies an early spring. Groundhog Day, celebrated annually on Feb. 2, was first celebrated in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania,...

How to keep pets safe during winter months

January 31, 2019

Neglecting to provide decent shelter for a pet from the below freezing weather can kill it, and it can also result in a misdemeanor charge for its owner. Sierrah McLaughlin, a veterinarian assistant at...

Fashion Friday: 5 basics for a practical winter outfit

December 6, 2018

I’ve been rather upset with myself, lately. Looking through the Fashion Friday columns that I’ve written, I cringed at how mediocre my writing was, and quite frankly, I’m embarrassed. When I...

Winter weather advisory in effect until Thursday evening

November 14, 2018

A winter weather advisory will be in effect until 6 p.m. Thursday. According to Weather Underground, there will be mixed precipitation Thursday. Total snow accumulations will be around three to five...

Don’t judge others before you know the facts

January 29, 2018

Watching students my age hunched over, their arms hugging their torsos while speed walking to class may prompt a quick chuckle from any passerby regardless of age. Seeing someone shiver in their thin...

Sean Says: keep traditions, stay impulsive

October 26, 2017

Every winter, Gary and I go to a Chicago Bulls game. I should say, we attempt to go to a Bulls game after last year’s massive debacle. As I have said, Gary and I are an impulsive duo. Mid-week of my...

Coles County under winter storm warning  (Updated)

February 20, 2015

Update 1: with tweet from the Illinois Department of Transportation. Update 2: the warning has been canceled. The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a Winter Storm Warning for 17 Illinois...

Workers place salt strategically

A worker puts down salt to ensures safety for walking students Monday near the Triad.
January 12, 2015

As the weather outside gets colder, students, faculty, and anyone else walking on campus face a common dilemma: icy sidewalks. Last year, the city of Charleston and its residents faced a problem when...

City salt supplies prepared for winter


Eastern groundskeeper Greg
November 20, 2014

After experiencing shortages of salt/icemelt used to keep roads and sidewalks free of ice, both the city of Charleston as well as Eastern’s groundskeepers have been preparing for a winter as harsh as...

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