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

Kymoni Dixon, a sophomore majoring in exercise science for physical therapy, works at Thomas Dining hall, swiping cards. Dixon said she likes the convenience of having an on-campus job although being a student worker can become hectic.
Taylor Dining to stop serving dinner
Luke Taylor, Editor-in-Chief • August 11, 2022

Taylor Dining will not be open for dinner this school year according to Housing and Dining Director Mark Hudson. "We're short on staffing...

Kymoni Dixon, a sophomore majoring in exercise science for physical therapy, works at Thomas Dining hall, swiping cards. Dixon said she likes the convenience of having an on-campus job although being a student worker can become hectic.
Taylor Dining to stop serving dinner
Luke Taylor, Editor-in-Chief • August 11, 2022

Taylor Dining will not be open for dinner this school year according to Housing and Dining Director Mark Hudson. "We're short on staffing and we tried...

The gates of the castle outside of Old Main could be seen Wednesday afternoon where the Lantanas are in bloom. Part of Levi Lee’s job as Grounds Gardener is selecting the annual flower beds. He is in charge of selecting the plants for different areas across campus from Old Main to Greek Court.
Eastern to host open-sessions for employee, labor relations director next week
News Report July 13, 2022

Eastern will host two open sessions to fill the empty director of employee and labor relations position next week after former Director Amie Calvert stepped...

Isai Morales, a freshman biology major, tests at Eastern’s Student Recreation Center Court 5 for COVID-19 on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. Eastern University President David Glassman sent out an email stating that “all EIU students and employees are expected to complete on-campus SHIELD testing upon their return to campus” for the spring semester.
Eastern to no longer utilize SHIELD COVID testing
News Report July 12, 2022

Starting Monday, July 18, Eastern will no longer utilize the SHIELD COVID-19 testing system. After the cut-off date, students and employees who are...

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Eastern midfielder Chad Hamler tries to beat two opponents to the ball in Easterns match against Purdue Fort Wayne on Sept. 3 at Lakeside Field. Eastern lost the match 1-0.
Panthers' returning soccer coach says it's good to be back
Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor • July 18, 2022

For the first time in 20 years, Lakeside Soccer Field will welcome home Josh Oakley, who will serve as the new head coach for Eastern’s...

Pitcher Olivia Price attempts to catch a line drive up the middle during the first game of a doubleheader Wednesday afternoon against SIUE. The Panthers won the game 6-5 in 11 innings, with Price picking up the win after pitching 8.1 shutout innings in relief.
Eastern athletics budget analysis, financial hurdles
Lauren Frick, Contributing Writer • July 14, 2022

Financial difficulties have been at the forefront of EIU Athletic Director Tom Michael’s eight-year tenure. Michael has faced a substantial...

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...

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COLUMN: There is still time to save the Earth
COLUMN: There is still time to save the Earth
Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Columnist • July 22, 2022

Nowadays it seems like I can’t check the news without learning yet another way climate change is ravaging our globe.  The latest climate...

COLUMN: My love hate relationship with burnout
COLUMN: My love hate relationship with burnout
Katja Benz, Columnist • July 19, 2022

I’m very thankful the summer is closing out now because of my summer class and internship. Choosing to do both in the same semester was...

COLUMN: Marching band molded me into the person I am today
COLUMN: Marching band molded me into the person I am today
Katja Benz, Columnist • July 15, 2022

There are marching band clinics going on around campus this week. I found out the hard way when about 200 teenagers were sprinting into...

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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