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

Adult dead, child in critical condition after falling through ice
Adult dead, child in critical condition after falling through ice
Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief • January 16, 2022

One adult is dead and a child is in critical condition after a fall through the ice over a pond near Charleston. The deceased has been identified...

Adult dead, child in critical condition after falling through ice
Adult dead, child in critical condition after falling through ice
Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief • January 16, 2022

One adult is dead and a child is in critical condition after a fall through the ice over a pond near Charleston. The deceased has been identified as Carlos...

Naming Committee ex-officio convenor Ken Wetstein and committee members Angie Campbell and Diane Burns review the rough draft of a letter that will be sent to University President David Glassman during a meeting Jan. 13. The letter will include the committees findings on each name the committee was asked to review.
Naming Committee set to send Glassman letter with findings
Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief • January 13, 2022

Eastern’s Naming Committee met for what may have been the final meeting on renaming Douglas Hall before the Board of Trustees will discuss, but not vote,...

Ken Wetstein, ex-officio convener of the Naming Committee, discusses what the next steps in the naming process will look like.
Naming Committee to prepare Douglas Hall renaming recommendation Thursday
Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief • January 12, 2022

Eastern’s Naming Committee will finalize its recommendation on potential new names for Douglas Hall during its meeting Thursday at 9 a.m. in Old Main,...

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Eastern forward Rodolfo Bolis looks to pass the ball in the Panthers game against Murray State Monday at Lantz Arena. Bolis had nine points and six rebounds in the game, which Eastern lost 72-46.
Panthers suffer home loss to OVC-leading Murray State
Autumn Schulz, Assistant Sports Editor • January 17, 2022

The Eastern men’s basketball team dropped to 0-2 in OVC play Monday night at Lantz Arena after losing to Murray State 72-46.  The...

Eastern forward Taris Thornton fights for position under the basket in the Panthers game against Murray State Monday in Lantz Arena. Thornton finished with 14 points and six rebounds in the game, which Eastern lost 80-71
Panthers' 2nd-half comeback falls short against Murray State
Adam Tumino, Sports Editor • January 17, 2022

A fervent fourth-quarter surge from the Eastern women's basketball team put them in position to beat Murray State at home Monday. The...

Announcers Bryce Weiler (right) and Mike Bradd call the Eastern mens basketball teams game against SIUE Thursday night on Hit-Mix 88.9. Weiler, who is blind, had been friends with Eastern head coach Marty Simmons since Simmons coached at Evansville when Weiler was a student there.
Announcer Bryce Weiler calls Eastern men's game Thursday, reunites with Simmons
Autumn Schulz, Assistant Sports Editor • January 14, 2022

Thursday night’s matchup between the Panthers and the SIUE Cougars was seemingly just like any other game to those who filled the stands...

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COLUMN: Dear America, lower your cost of living
COLUMN: Dear America, lower your cost of living
Katja Benz, Columnist • January 17, 2022

If you don’t make it to the bottom of my articles, I’m an English major. I know what you’re thinking: “Oh, she wants to teach.” There...

COLUMN: High expectations for third Fontaines D.C. record
COLUMN: High expectations for third Fontaines D.C. record
Ryan Meyer, Columnist • January 14, 2022

The band that had my favorite record of 2020, Fontaines D.C., just announced the upcoming release of their third record, “Skinty Fia,”...

COLUMN: I Am Not Okay With This did not deserve to be canceled
COLUMN: "I Am Not Okay With This" did not deserve to be canceled
Ian Stoubaugh, Columnist • January 14, 2022

I know that a lot of people haven’t seen the show “I Am Not Okay With This” on Netflix. I don’t blame anyone. I think it’s a brilliant...

Imani Walker, a senior neuroscience major, lights her candle for the 35th annual Martin Luther King Jr. vigil outside of Thomas Hall presented by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated.
THROUGH THE LENS: Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
Ashanti Thomas and Rob Le Cates January 17, 2022

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