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Koy Wilson, Contributing Writer

December 10, 2017No Comments

Beginning in the spring semester, freshmen and sophomores can register for classes in the same week. Previously, sophomore registration opened a week before freshmen registration. The new policy change was suggested by the Committee on Retention Efforts, which is responsible for looking at retenti...

Travis Buckwalter, Contributing Writer

December 10, 2017No Comments

Transfer students have their own unique experiences when coming to Eastern. Christyna De Lude, a sophomore psychology major, also changed her major from pre-medicine before coming to Eastern. “It didn’t seem like I was where I wanted to be,” De Lude said. Cory Bradford, a junior psychology major, was a c...

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2017No Comments

Members of the Council on University Planning and Budgeting reported their constituencies’ thoughts on the potential elimination of some sports at Friday’s CUPB meeting. The CUPB did not take any action or votes on what to do about athletics during the meeting. Many constituencies expressed concerns...

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2017No Comments

Personnel from Information Technology Services and the Center for Academic Technology Support updated the Council on University Planning and Budgeting on how they are planning on moving forward in coming years. Josh Awalt, interim assistant vice president for ITS, said there was a decrease in the 2016/...

Faculty taking on an overload of classes could lead to contractual violations

December 7, 2017

Faculty departures and financial strains on the university have caused faculty members to take on an overload of work assignments, leading to departmental violations of the EIU-UPI...

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Dillan Schorfheide, Track Reporter

December 10, 2017No Comments

  After winning last year’s OVC Indoor Track and Field Championship, Eastern’s track teams saw their first indoor action Friday...

Opinion: Men’s basketball 3 games away from OVC

December 10, 2017

  Two things have come up for the Eastern men’s basketball team in just the first month of the season.  The first being the Panthers beating...

Fort Wayne downs Eastern 93-77

December 10, 2017

  Once again, one big quarter was all it took for the Eastern women’s basketball team to lose control of a game. The Panthers went into halftime...

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Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist

December 10, 2017No Comments

Every time a break is just within reach, I realize more and more that the amount of returning trips to Eastern I have are limited. This realization deepens every time I think about how one of ...

Don’t force memories, enjoy final moments on campus

December 10, 2017

Sometimes I think about when my last day visiting The Daily Eastern News newsroom will be. Will it be twenty years in the future, visiting dur...

Keep hard work in mind as semester finally ends

December 10, 2017

The smell of burnt coffee grounds, sorrow, joy and a hint of salty tears linger across campus as students brace themselves for a long we...

Here’s to you, Bailey

December 7, 2017

Without question, putting down my dog who I owned for 14 and a half years was one of the toughest things I had to deal with. The thing...

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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.