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Faculty Laureate speaks about perseverance

Sam Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

Even though Richard Jones became faculty laureate because of his work in the communication studies department, he originally started out in a different major in college. Jones, now a communication studies professor, started his own college career as a music major before switching. He realized he wanted to switch majors while taking an interpersonal co...  Read More »

August 22, 2016 • 0 comments

Pantherpalooza provides opportunities for students

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Assistant Photo Editor

Finding where you belong in a college setting can be unsettling to students, but Pantherpalooza helps bring the different Registered Student Organizations together. For over 15 years Eastern has consistently provided students a chance to explore different organizations students can get involved i...  Read More »

August 22, 2016 • 0 comments

Eastern and Charleston communities give feedback on UPD interviews

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

A new police chief is set to be announced soon, after three days of interviewing candidates last week. Candidates were on campus, eating two meals, one with students and one with Lynette Drake, interim associate vice president of student affairs. Heather Webb, director of student standards, said...  Read More »

August 22, 2016 • 0 comments

First comedy event of the semester set for Friday

Janet Pernell, Multicultural Reporter

The first comedy act of the semester is set for 7 p.m. Friday. Ester Steinberg will be featured  in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Comedy shows, which are hosted by the University Board once a month, will be free and open to the public. According to the comedian’s...  Read More »

August 22, 2016 • 0 comments

Up All Night helps students get to know each other

August 21, 2016

Students could be seen all around the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Friday eating food, playing games and getting to know each other at Up All Night. There was bingo in the Grand Ballroom, along with printin...  Read More »

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Panthers anticipating improved 2016 season

Tyler McCluskey and Phil Delma, Women’s soccer reporters| @DEN_Sports

With the women’s soccer season kicking off, the director of soccer Kiki Lara is hoping for a change from last years 4-13-2 record. The team lost their two leading goal scorers from last year, ...  Read More »

August 23, 2016 • 0 comments

Volleyball team riding on newcomers

August 23, 2016

After five graduates and one transfer the Eastern volleyball team has just seven Panthers returning from last season. With that being said, the Panthers are entering this new campaign with...  Read More »

Garoppolo, Grugier-Hill gear up for season with Patriots

August 23, 2016

When the New England Patriots regular season gets underway, former Eastern quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will head the offense after Tom Brady was suspended...  Read More »

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Tugs champions emerge after final rounds

An intensive week of Tugs culminated Friday and Saturday when three teams walked away with the coveted first place titles in this year’s “The Endless...  Read More »

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Column: Be S.M.A.R.T. about the coming year

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

Whenever I think of goals I hear my mother’s sassy voice saying, “If you fail to plan then you plan to fail.” I hate to admit it, but she is right. Whenever you start a...  Read More »

August 17, 2016 • 0 comments

Editorial: All readers should set goals

August 17, 2016

Goals and resolutions are not just for New Year's Day. In fact, the staff of the Daily Eastern News was too anxious to wait for the New...  Read More »

Editorial: Hey Springfield, enough is enough

June 29, 2016

A war is being fought on the soil of our very own state. Some living within the borders may have so far escaped the bloodshed. Others...  Read More »

Baseball has potential to be a better team

April 28, 2016

The Eastern baseball team has struggled to improve off of last years’ 13-36 overall record, but so many games this season could have gone...  Read More »

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The Verge

“GORE” not what to expect 

Abbey Whittington, Entertainment Editor

When I first heard my favorite band would be coming out with their new album, “GORE,” I was enthralled. I was so excited and ready for a new melodic collection of al...  Read More »

April 28, 2016 • 0 comments

Mobile food pantry rolling in for final service day

April 28, 2016

ACTs celebration to bring peace to campus

April 28, 2016

Cochren & Company to perform ‘backwoods Motown’

April 21, 2016

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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.
The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.