The Daily Eastern News

Charleston City Council approves road work at meeting

Charleston City Council approves road work at meeting

Corryn Brock, Staff Reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The Charleston City Council approved a resolution to enter into an agreement with the Illinois Department of Transportation among other action items during a meeting on Sept. 4. IDOT will begin work on Lincoln Avenue. According to the agreement between the city and IDOT, they will work on approximat...

Five turnovers doom Eastern in 55-20 loss to Arkansas

Five turnovers doom Eastern in 55-20 loss to Arkansas

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

September 3, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

 The Eastern football team made more first downs, had more rushing yards, and had more time of possession than Arkansas when the two teams met on Saturday in Fayetteville, yet even given all those numbers, Arkansas pummeled Eastern 55-20.  Despite those stats, the explanation for why Eastern lost by 35 points is simple, the Panther...

McLaughlin discusses new general counsel position, goals at Eastern

McLaughlin discusses new general counsel position, goals at Eastern

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

August 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Eastern’s new general counsel, or lead attorney, was named July 30 of this past summer. Lynette Drake, interim vice president for student affairs, said she sat in on interviews for this position and knew what they were looking for in the candidates. “I was looking for someone who would represent the best int...

Pantherpalooza 2018: RSOs utilize event for recruitment; offer tips for new, shy students

Pantherpalooza 2018: RSOs utilize event for  recruitment; offer tips for new, shy students

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter

August 29, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Pantherpalooza filled the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Wednesday afternoon with inquiring students and knowledgeable representatives from the many different Registered Student Organizations on campus. Pantherpalooza is meant to help organizations be visible, said Haley Pierce, a senior s...

Spirituality Club sees the fruits of their labor

Spirituality Club sees the fruits of their labor

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

August 29, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The Eastern Spirituality Club hosted the first of several Fruit Pantry events in which the club members gave free fruit to students in the Library Quad Wednesday. Ali Hill, the president of the Spirituality Club, said the group believes giving food to people is one of the best forms of service. “We...

Pantherpalooza 2018: Students use opportunity to join, meet new clubs

Pantherpalooza 2018: Students use opportunity to join, meet new clubs

Karena Ozier, Staff Reporter

August 29, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Students crowded around tables and scurried down narrow rows in the University and Grand Ballrooms in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Wednesday during this year’s Pantherpalooza. Students navigated the different tables featuring various registered student organizations from the Harry...

VIDEO: RSOs on display at Pantherpalooza 2018

Kristen Ed and Bing Bai

August 29, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Online, Showcase

Students learned about the various Registered Student Organizations Eastern has to offer at Wednesday's Pantherpalooza....

Volunteer groups, local businesses showcased at fair, expo

Volunteer groups, local businesses showcased  at fair, expo

Logan Raschke, Staff Reporter

August 29, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism at Eastern hosted the Volunteer Fair and Business Expo Wednesday in the Martin Luther King Jr. Union Ballroom. The fair showcased a number of volunteer groups and local businesses and attendees learned about what products and services local business...

Marching orders

Marching orders

Kate Rehwinkel, Staff Writer

August 28, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

At 4 p.m. on the dot last Friday, members of the Panther Marching Band, assembled on the Tarble Arts field for practice despite light rain and a cool breeze. Benjamin Druffel, assistant director of bands and director of athletic bands, walked onto the field for his third year in the position. The band...

Burke ready to lead as goalkeeper for Eastern

Burke ready to lead as goalkeeper for Eastern

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Soccer, Sports

Jonathan Burke said he does not feel any pressure taking over as the goalkeeper for Eastern’s men’s soccer team this season. “A lot to live up to,” Burke said about former Eastern goalkeeper Mike Novotny. “He was one of my good friends and I trained with him for two years, so he helped me...

Booth Library offering tours Monday through Thursday

Booth Library offering tours Monday through Thursday

Corryn Brock, Staff Reporter

August 27, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Students can see what resources are available in Booth Library from guided tours that are being offered until Sept. 13. Students, faculty and staff can begin tours by stopping by the Reference Services/ Research Help desk located on the north end of the building. The scheduled tour times are 10 a.m. a...

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