The Daily Eastern News

Panthers confident following Austin Peay win

Panthers confident following Austin Peay win

Dominic Renzetti, Assistant Sports Editor

October 6, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Eastern women’s soccer team is riding high with confidence following a 3-1 win over Austin Peay Sunday at Lakeside Field. After a 3-1 loss to Belmont on Friday, the Panthers bounced back and picked up a 3-1 victory of their own over the Governors to give them their first Ohio Valley Conference wi...

Saalfrank picks up ninth double-double of season

Saalfrank picks up ninth double-double of season

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Abby Saalfrank’s dominant performance on Saturday for the Eastern volleyball team was overshadowed by the final score. The five-foot-11 outside hitter picked up her ninth double-double of the season, but the Panthers lost a five-set affair with the Belmont Bruins after surrendering a 2-1 game advanta...

Police arrest 3 in home invasion, sexual assault case

Police arrest 3 in home invasion, sexual assault case

Stephanie Markham, News Editor

October 5, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

Three men were arrested on various charges in connection with a home invasion and sexual assault reported on Sept. 30, according to a Charleston Police Department press release. Jehari Butler, 18, of Richton Park, Ill., was charged with possession of stolen property. Gabriel Teat, 18, of Chicago,...

Men’s soccer plays 1-1 draw

Men’s soccer plays 1-1 draw

Mark Shanahan, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Eastern men’s soccer team earned its first point in conference play after tying defending Summit League champion Denver 1-1 Saturday. The game was relocated from Lakeside Field to Eastern’s practice field because of standing water on the game field. Eastern head coach Mark Hansen said Lakeside Field was no...

King Louie closes Kappa Kares Week with performance

King Louie closes Kappa Kares Week with performance

Kevin Hall, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

King Louie’s performance, which was preceded by students dancing, rapping and singing, served as the grand finale for Kappa Kares Week Saturday in the University Ballroom. Nupes at the Apollo was the final event to take place for the men of Kappa Alpha Psi Theta Gamma’s week of fundraising. Although...

Gaelic Storm performance floods Doudna Friday

Gaelic Storm performance floods Doudna Friday

October 5, 2014


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The energy was high in the Dvorak Concert Hall in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Friday evening when Gaelic Storm took the stage. Gaelic Storm, a Celtic band comprised of Patrick Murphy, Steve Twigger, Pete Purvis, Ryan Lacey and Kiana Weber, popularly known as the band performing in “Titanic,” has...

NIU professor advocates veganism based on philosophy

NIU professor advocates veganism based on philosophy

Stephanie Markham, News Editor

October 2, 2014


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What Mylan Engel remembers most about his grandfather’s hog farm is when he was about 8 years old and he first saw piglets being castrated. “It was horrifying,” Engel said. “My cousins were castrating those pigs like they were peeling carrots.” Engel, a philosophy professor at Northern...

LGBTQA racial minorities share stories, struggles

LGBTQA racial minorities share stories, struggles

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor

October 2, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

Editor’s note: In observance of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer and Ally History Month, this is the first of two articles profiling people on Eastern’s campus who identify as one of those letters. Looking back, he said he had moments when he hated who he was and would cry wishing it were ...

Eastern’s focus set on OVC

Eastern’s focus set on OVC

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor

October 1, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Eastern football team is 1-4 and in the midst of its bye week, but for head coach Kim Dameron the Panthers’ season begins on Oct. 11. Following Saturday’s loss at Ohio, the Panthers dropped their fourth non-conference game of the year, but they are 1-0 in the Ohio Valley Conference. With se...

Last year students receive 12,000 parking citations

Last year students receive 12,000 parking citations

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor

October 1, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

Students received more than 12,000 parking citations on campus last year over the course of the fall, spring and summer semesters. Parking without a permit and parking without a valid permit for the specific lot are two of the most common ways students are ticketed on campus, said University Police...

Pride to host events for LGBTQA History Month

Pride to host events for LGBTQA History Month

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor

October 1, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

In recognition of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer and Ally History Month, Pride will be hosting several events for its cultural celebration. LGBTQA History Month runs through October. Jason Haarmann, the president of Pride, said the month will kick off with “Journey of Two Poets,” which...

Eastern to Host Marching Band Festival

Eastern to Host Marching Band Festival

Cassie Buchman, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

The 38th Annual Panther Marching Band Festival will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday at O’Brien Stadium.   The festival, which is expected to last all day, will consist of 36 high schools from around Illinois coming to show off their talents to compete for a variety of awards.   Corey...

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