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Campus leaders optimistic about future

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

After a stressful spring semester as a result of the budget impasse, campus leaders are looking ahead to a new year. Though Eastern President David Glassman expected a drop in the enrollment of new students because they are leaving the state as a result of the budget impasse, he still thinks there...  Read More »

August 25, 2016 • 0 comments

Pianist returns for Doudna performance

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter

Pianist Marina Hwang, a former graduate student, is coming back to Eastern to perform at the Doudna Fine Arts Center for one of its first special events of the semester. While at Eastern, Hwang studied under piano instructor Jonathan Bowman and was also a teacher for Eastern’s Community Music Program. “(Hwang)...  Read More »

August 25, 2016 • 0 comments

CAA adds agenda items

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

The Council of Academic Affairs looked over reports sent to them during the summer, and put two course proposals on their agenda to be discussed Thursday. This was the CAA’s first meeting of the semester. The committee examined reports given to them by the various colleges around the university....  Read More »

August 25, 2016 • 0 comments

Eastern’s Grad School anticipates increase

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

Eastern’s Graduate School anticipates an increase of 10 percent or more in the number of graduate students they will see this year. According to a press release sent out by the university, departments seeing the largest gains are technology, educational leadership, nutrition and dietetics, biological...  Read More »

August 25, 2016 • 0 comments

Fraternities, Sororities to hold Interest Fair

August 25, 2016

Fraternities and sororities make up almost one-fifth of the student population at Eastern, and that number has a chance of increasing after Wednesday. The third annual “EIU Fraternity and Sororit...  Read More »

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Sports

Column: Men’s soccer poised for winning season

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

The wins have been hard to come by in the past few years for the men’s soccer team here at Eastern, but stability in the coaching staff...  Read More »

August 25, 2016 • 0 comments

Men’s soccer to open season on road

August 25, 2016

  With the preseason in the rear view mirror, the Eastern men’s soccer team can now turn its focus to a pair of Horizon League teams it will face to open up the regular season. The first of th...  Read More »

Volleyball set for season opener

August 25, 2016

  The last time the Eastern volleyball team stepped off the court was with the bad taste of a first-round postseason exit at the Ohio Valley Conference...  Read More »

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Multimedia

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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Opinions

Column: College does not have to be four years

Nicole Kink, Staff Reporter

Coming back to Eastern is always something I continuously look forward to. Summer break always seemed to feel too long to me. Many times I found myself counting down the days until...  Read More »

August 25, 2016 • 0 comments

Column: ‘Black lives matter,’ not ‘only black lives matter’

August 25, 2016

The recently-ended summer saw its share of tragedy, not the least of which was the deaths of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, fueling...  Read More »

Editorial: Seek out the fun in, around Charleston

August 25, 2016

At The Daily Eastern News, we always try to encourage students to get involved on campus, whether it is through volunteering, joining a regist...  Read More »

Column: Pick the lesser of 2 evils this November

August 24, 2016

The current presidential election has been a rather extraordinary cycle, with candidates from three different parties: the libertarian party,...  Read More »

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The Verge

Sorority to bring new ways for networking, fun

T'Nerra Butler, Verge Editor

Both new and returning students can bond and meet new faces at Taylor Hall Courts, Friday. Once again, the women of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated are bringing a block party cente...  Read More »

August 26, 2016 • 0 comments

Weekly Trends Section: Reviving popular styles

August 26, 2016

Students find different ways to make time fly

August 25, 2016

Review: “War Dogs” spurs different genres

August 25, 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.