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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

Zoe Volk,a junior graphic design major, working on projects in the Doudna computer lab.
EIU to replace campus computers
Aidan Cusack, Editor-In-Chief • July 8, 2024

As part of Plan 2028, campus computers are being swapped for newer variants, according to a university report.  The report notes that a hardware...

Old main, Eastern Illinois University Charleston Ill,
Unpacking the 2025 budget
Aidan Cusack, Editor-In-Chief • June 20, 2024

Eastern's Board of Trustees unanimously approved the budget for fiscal year 2025 at their regular June meeting held in the Grand Ballroom on the 20th. The...

Runners participate in the Toddler Trot on the OBrien Stadium football field 50-yard line during the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center Races for all Paces event Saturday morning.
Running for a cause: Sarah Bush Lincoln ready for annual races
Aidan Cusack, Editor-In-Chief • May 31, 2024

Sarah Bush Lincoln will be hosting its 16th annual Races for all Paces event on the morning of Saturday, June 1. Hundreds of people will flood the...

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Defender Kya Trejo attempts a long pass on Lakeside Field. The Panthers lost 1-0 against the ISU Redbirds Thursday afternoon.
How does women's soccer train for the fall?
Chloe Proffitt, Reporter • July 3, 2024

Summer training is diverse and looks different depending on the player. From playing on a team, training alone or coming back from an injury,...

Head coach, Tara Archibald, speaks to her team between innings during the softball programs first ever NCAA Regional appearance at Sharon J. Drysdale Field on the Northwestern University campus on May 19 in Evanston, Il. The Panthers lost 2-0 to the Wildcats.
Archibald leaves EIU softball program to coach with father
Aidan Cusack, Editor-In-Chief • June 28, 2024

Eastern’s softball head coach of five years, Tara Archibald, is leaving the program for Texas Tech, where her father Gerry Glasco was...

The NCAAs $2.75 billion settlement will affect Easterns athletic department. Just how much is not yet known. Scroll down for more.
OVC concerned with the NCAA's handling of a $2.75 billion settlement
Aidan Cusack, Editor-In-Chief • June 27, 2024

  On July 17, the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) sent a letter of concern to the NCAA's Division I Board of Directors. In this letter,...

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Gunnar Olson
‘Planet of the Apes’ an intro course on ethics
Gunnar Olson, Reporter • May 30, 2024

The summer blockbuster “Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes” released into theaters back on May 10. Today we take a look back at where...

Spring 2024 staff portrait of Payton Liggins.
Column: The ethics of AI
Payton Liggins, Reporter • May 28, 2024

The incorporation of artificial intelligence into academic settings has spurred in-depth conversations regarding the ethical ramifications...

Jacob Hamm
Dear Democrats: Take Trump seriously
Jacob Hamm, News Editor • May 24, 2024

With the presidential primaries effectively over, the general election has begun. Both major party candidates have started their campaigns,...

Samira Dadson sews a zipper onto denim in preparation for the denim day fashion shoot in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Fashion Lab, Charleston Ill., April 18, 2024. Dadson has been sewing for the past 10 years.
Fighting inequality with fashion
Alli Hausman, Copy Chief • May 3, 2024

Throughout all of time and across all cultures, clothing has held significant meaning.  That sentiment rings true for Samira Dadson, a studio...

From left, Theo Edwards, Ronnie Kosciuk and Emery Johnson walk with a crowd in the slut walk near Lawson Hall Thursday.
Slut walk combats sexual assault, harassment at EIU
Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor • April 28, 2024

Around 50 students came out Thursday to walk in a slut walk against sexual assault and harassment. Sophomore human services major Emery Johnson...

The Kat Walk models walk in the Denim Day Fashion show in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Wednesday, April 24.
Denim Day fashion show brings awareness to sexual assault
Jacob Hamm and Morgan Finch April 26, 2024

The halls of the Doudna Fine Arts Center were transformed into a runway of empowerment and advocacy as the Denim Day fashion show took center...

2023s Miss Coles County Fair winner, Laney Wright, tossed candy to the parade crowd.
THROUGH THE LENS: Red, White, and Blue Days In Charleston
Bryce Shawgo and Aidan Cusack July 4, 2024


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