The Daily Eastern News

Three candidates up for City Council positions

Liz Stephens, City Reporter

April 3, 2017

Three candidates will be competing for two seats on Charleston’s City Council Tuesday as elections take place. The three men up for city council member are Dennis Malak, Jim Dunn and Matthew Hutti. Malak has not held an elected office before, he said previously running for these positions has...

Student Investment Society share thoughts on stock market

Samantha Barileau, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2016

Even though changes in the stock market during the 2016 presidential election shocked the members of the Student Investment Society, they are still excited to see where it goes under the influence of President-elect Donald Trump. The Student Investment Society is a registered student organization...

Coles County School Facility Tax wins popular vote

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2016

  The Coles County School Facility Tax referen­dum, which was presented on the ballot three times before, won the popular vote by 54.09% in the general election Tuesday night. The unofficial count of votes according to the Coles County Clerk’s Office was 11,564 yes votes compared to the...

High turnout for Charleston precincts

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

November 9, 2016

  As the official Election Day came to Charleston and voters saw an end to an unconventional political season, many made their opinions noted by voting in areas around the community. Some precincts saw higher voter turnout throughout Election Day. Election Judge Wanda Pierce found that...

Ballots cast in the thousands for early voting

Abbey Whittington, Associate News Editor

November 6, 2016

  With elections coming up on Tuesday, the Coles County Clerk’s Office has already had 5,000 ballots cast as of last Friday. Coles County Clerk Sue Rennels said in an email that the presidential elections always have a higher voter turnout than other elections. This one in particular...

Y Talk: How do we deal with the way sexual assaults are reported at the college setting?

Sara Hall, Nike Ogunbodede and Elizabeth Edwards

January 21, 2013

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