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

The Daily Eastern News

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

The Daily Eastern News

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

The Daily Eastern News

The crowd toasts to the Doug DiBianco floor dedication in front of McKinney Hall Friday afternoon.
Gender-inclusive floor dedicated to Doug DiBianco
Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter • October 24, 2021

A floor in McKinney Hall was dedicated to Doug DiBianco, founder of what would become EIU Pride, on Friday afternoon. The dedication was celebrated...

Percussion Ensemble concert Tuesday to feature traditional Afro-Cuban music
Percussion Ensemble concert Tuesday to feature traditional Afro-Cuban music
Adam Tumino, Sports Editor • October 25, 2021

The echoing of drums will be heard throughout the Doudna Fine Arts Center Tuesday night as the Eastern Percussion Ensemble performs in the Black Box Theatre...

Faculty Senate to discuss enrollment numbers on Tuesday
Faculty Senate to discuss enrollment numbers on Tuesday
Staff Report October 25, 2021

Faculty senate will meet Tuesday afternoon to go through their usual reports and talk about Eastern’s enrollment numbers. Josh Norman, the associate...

Breathing exercises help students relax, deal with stress
Breathing exercises help students relax, deal with stress
Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Associate News Editor • October 25, 2021

“Inhale, one, two, three, four, five. Exhale, one, two, three, four, five,” Ann Coddington, an art professor, said in a soft voice, helping guide a...

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Eastern outside hitter Elisavet Papageoriou winds up for a kill attempt in a match against Morehead State on Oct. 22 in Lantz Arena. Papageorgiou had 4 block assists and 5 digs in the match, which Eastern lost 3-0.
OVC volleyball standings solidifying
Adam Tumino, Sports Editor • October 25, 2021

With less than a month left in conference season for the OVC volleyball teams, the standings are taking substantive shape. All 10 teams...

Eastern midfielder Jonas Castelhano dribbles away from a pair of opponents in a match against Omaha on Oct. 9 at Lakeside Field. Castelhano had an assist in the match, a 2-1 loss for Eastern.
Men's soccer team to host Belmont in nonconference match
Adam Tumino, Sports Editor • October 25, 2021

The Eastern men's soccer team has one more nonconference match on the schedule before the final two conference matches of the season.  The...

Eastern running back Jaelin Benefield avoids a Tennessee State player while running the ball in the Homecoming Game against the Tigers on Saturday afternoon. Eastern lost 28-0 to Tennessee State at O’Brien Field.
Turnovers hurt Panthers in Hoco loss
Autumn Schulz, Assistant Sports Editor • October 24, 2021

Turnovers continued to haunt the Eastern football team throughout the 2021 Homecoming Game Saturday afternoon, resulting in a 28-0 loss...

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COMIC: Last minute Halloween costume
COMIC: Last minute Halloween costume
Jasmine Kasper, Cartoonist • October 25, 2021

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: 1978 EIU Championship Football Team members forced to pay for a ticket to the Homecoming game
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: 1978 EIU Championship Football Team members forced to pay for a ticket to the Homecoming game
Jason Buckhold October 25, 2021

On Saturday night, my old college roommates and I met with a group of older alumni while attending some after homecoming activities in Charleston....

COLUMN: The long trend of animal predictors
COLUMN: The long trend of animal predictors
Killeen Reidy, Columnist • October 25, 2021

As some of you may know, Noodle the 13 year old pug has recently risen to TikTok fame. Him and his owner, Jonathan Graziano, have taken...

Christine Gristick, the mother of the linebacker’s coach, Adam Gristick, cheers for her son during the homecoming football game Saturday afternoon.
THROUGH THE LENS: Homecoming Weekend Events
Ashanti Thomas, Photographer • October 24, 2021

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Campus Events
Crystal Bowl Sound Bath

What: Meditate listening to sounds of crystals a holistic health event
When: Sept. 20, 5 p.m.
Where: Tarble's Commonspace

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