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

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...

Student Investment Society share thoughts on stock market

Samantha Barileau, Contributing Writer November 15, 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...

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...

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...

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...

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