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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

Michael Godard, introduces himself to students during his presidential interview for Eastern Illinois Universitys next presidential in the Arcola/Tuscola room in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Monday afternoon. Godard is a first generation student and said he wants to focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Michael Godard concludes student interview for new president

Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor January 25, 2023

Michael Godard concluded the student interviews for the presidential candidates on Monday in the Arcola/Tuscola Room in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union from 3 p.m. until 3:50 p.m. He has sat...

Diana Rogers-Adkinson, answers questions from students during her interview for Eastern Illinois Universitys next presidential candidate in the Arcola/Tuscola room of Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Tuesday afternoon. When asked about her values, Rogers-Adkinson answered that her first value is students are always first.

Diana Rogers-Adkinson talks retention rate at student interview

Katja Benz, Student Government Reporter January 18, 2023

Diana Rogers-Adkinson, one of the final four presidential candidates, had her student interview on Thursday.    Rogers-Adkinson, current provost and senior vice president of academic affairs at the...

David Brennen, one of four presidential candidates, answers a question about increased funding for athletics in the Arcola-Tuscola room of Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Thursday afternoon. Brennen said he can’t promise anything but he loves fundraising by getting involved with alumni and speaking with state legislators.

Students interview second presidential candidate, David Brennen

Katja Benz, Reporter January 12, 2023

David Brennen, one of the final four presidential candidates, had his student interview on Thursday.   Brennen, who came to campus from the University of Kentucky in Lexington, was the dean of the...

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 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...

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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