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

Jeff Riggs, his wife Kristen Riggs and their son Caleb Riggs watch the fireworks display at the Coles County Airport Friday as part of Red, White and Blue Days. The two-day celebration ended with the fireworks.
Bruce Springsteen tribute band to perform Sunday during RWB Days
Rob Le Cates, Editor-in-Chief • July 1, 2022

Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band, Bruce in the USA will be performing as the main act for the 31st Annual Red, White and Blue Days on Sunday. Lead...

Jeff Riggs, his wife Kristen Riggs and their son Caleb Riggs watch the fireworks display at the Coles County Airport Friday as part of Red, White and Blue Days. The two-day celebration ended with the fireworks.
Bruce Springsteen tribute band to perform Sunday during RWB Days
Rob Le Cates, Editor-in-Chief • July 1, 2022

Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band, Bruce in the USA will be performing as the main act for the 31st Annual Red, White and Blue Days on Sunday. Lead singer...

Members of the University Professionals of Illinois socialize before the negotiation team meets with Eastern’s negotiation team at Booth Library Monday afternoon.
Eastern’s faculty union hopes to hear financial package during next meeting
Rob Le Cates, Editor-in-Chief • June 29, 2022

Eastern’s faculty union hopes to hear the financial package from the administration during their next meeting. The union said the teams are waiting...

UPD to revive R.A.D. self-defense training
UPD to revive R.A.D. self-defense training
Rob Le Cates, Editor-in-Chief • June 28, 2022

Eastern’s Police Department will be sponsoring a series of free women’s self-defense classes through the Rape Aggression Defense system from July 5-7...

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Eastern midfielder Munir Sherali keeps the ball away from an opponent in a match against Purdue Fort Wayne on Sept. 3 at Lakeside Field. Eastern lost the match 1-0.
Josh Oakley returns to coach men's soccer
Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor • July 1, 2022

Eastern Athletics announced the hiring of Mattoon native Josh Oakley as the new men’s soccer head coach Wednesday morning, making Oakley...

Trevor Nichols pitched five innings during the Panthers first game of the OVC Tournament against the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Cougars in Lexington, KY. The Panthers lost 8-6 against the Courgars, closing out the season.
Panthers eliminated in first game of OVC Tourney
Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor • May 25, 2022

The Eastern baseball team was eliminated from the OVC Tournament Championship Wednesday afternoon after losing to SIUE 8-6.  The Panthers...

The Panthers celebrate after winning their last conference game of the season on Friday. The Panthers won one game of the doubleheader, against the Southeast Missouri Redhawks 7-5.
Panthers lock fourth seed in OVC, play Wednesday
Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor • May 23, 2022

The Eastern baseball team concluded its regular season over the weekend after taking the series win over Southeast Missouri, setting the...

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Take big business out of education
Take big business out of education
Ellen Dooley, Columnist • June 29, 2022

If there was one thing I learned in high school, college will be expensive and I must stand out. It was always having the best SAT or ACT...

COLUMN: Overturning Roe v. Wade is not pro-life
COLUMN: Overturning Roe v. Wade is not pro-life
Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Columnist • June 25, 2022

The Supreme Court overturned the landmark abortion case, Roe v. Wade, which gave Americans the constitutional right to abortions after 49...

COLUMN: Weight loss programs arent being sensitive
COLUMN: Weight loss programs aren't being sensitive
Katja Benz, Columnist • June 22, 2022

Last week I watched The Devil Wears Prada on Hulu. For those, like me, who don’t pay the additional $6 a month to watch ad-free, there...

Siobhan Doherty speaks into a megaphone while protesting the overture of the Supreme Court Case Roe v. Wade Friday evening at Morton Park on Lincoln Ave. Doherty said she came out because she is very mad about Roe v. Wade being overturned. Im mad for not only myself, but also for all the women and people with uteruses that this is going to affect, Doherty said.
THROUGH THE LENS: Community members protest Roe v. Wade being overturned
Rob Le Cates, Editor-in-Chief • June 24, 2022

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