News to resume print, online content in fall

Staff Report

The end of the summer semester marks the end of online content for The Daily Eastern News until regular daily publication resumes Aug. 24. The staff of The News will be back reporting on campus Aug. 16....  Read More »

July 24, 2015 • 0 comments

Glassman responds to budget questions

Staff Report

Though some Facilities, Planning and Management workers are seeing layoffs at the end of the summer, they are not part of the university-wide expense reduction plan, according to a letter President David Glassman sent to...  Read More »

July 24, 2015 • 0 comments

Coles County Fair to open Sunday

Derrin Coad, Staff Reporter

As the 162nd year of the Coles County Fair kicks off on Sunday, so too will the familiar sounds, sights, smells and rides that drive people to the fair in droves. The Fair will be open until Aug. 2, and general admission...  Read More »

July 24, 2015 • 0 comments

City Council extends Sunset Date for bar closing hours

Jehad Abbed, News Editor

The Charleston City Council voted Tuesday to extend the Sunset Date to Oct. 1 for the ordinance amending the City Code regarding bar closing hours. Bars were obligated to close their doors at 1 a.m. until the council approved...  Read More »

July 22, 2015 • 0 comments

Righter to give state budget update

July 21, 2015

State Sen. Dale Righter will give a legislative update during a town hall meeting he is sponsoring Tuesday in Mattoon. Righter (R-Mattoon), representing the 55th Senate district...  Read More »

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6 Eastern baseball players make summer league all-star teams

Jehad Abbed, News Editor

Eastern’s baseball roster now includes six current summer league all-stars after the most recent announcements from the Northwoods League and the Great Lakes League. Junior...  Read More »

July 21, 2015 • 0 comments

New NCAA changes not beneficial to defensive Panthers

June 15, 2015

The NCAA adopted new changes to men’s basketball June 8 heavily favoring a faster pace and a higher volume of offense. Division-1...  Read More »

O’Dell leaves mark during final season

May 4, 2015

Senior shortstop Bailey O’Dell had an incredible final year as a Panther and has been named “Female Athlete of the Year”...  Read More »

Bennett, softball team clinch senior-day win

May 4, 2015

The Eastern softball team recognized seniors Bailey O’Dell and Hannah Cole for everything they have done in their four years...  Read More »

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Slideshow: Charleston Fourth of July 2015

This was the 25th year of the Charleston, Ill. Red, White & Blue Days. These activities took place July 4, 2015 at Morton Park, including a Chalk-In...  Read More »

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Column: NBA Draft sees share of surprises

The Minnesota Timberwolves have seen their share of woes in their 26 season history. The Timberwolves have only made the playoffs eight times with the...  Read More »

Column: Symbols of hate should be removed

Tragedy struck Charleston, S.C. when a shooting took place that left nine people dead Wednesday evening in Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. The...  Read More »

Books are still relevant even in today’s society

When was the last time you picked up a book, and actually read it for fun? Honestly, I can’t really recall the last time I really remember meeting anyone...  Read More »

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The Verge

Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 ends in death, leaves viewers hopeful

Derrin Coad, Staff Reporter

It has been cruel to be a fan of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” for the last five seasons as we watched many of our favorite heroes be killed off in unsuspecting and horrific...  Read More »

June 18, 2015 • 2 comments

Review: ‘Orange is the New Black’ brings psychological drama with season 3

June 16, 2015

Review: Third Eye Blind succeeds with ‘Dopamine’ after 6 years

June 16, 2015


May 1, 2015

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