The Daily Eastern News

Softball team goes 1-3 over weekend

Softball team goes 1-3 over weekend

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

April 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports

  Coach Kim Schuette said after Southern Illinois-Edwardsville walked off on Eastern twice on Tuesday that the mistakes it made turned out costly.  And Tuesday, a few more mistakes piled on and the Panthers lost two games late once again Sunday against Jacksonville State at Williams Field.  ...

Earth Wise and Students for Peace and Justice spread the word about climate change

Earth Wise and Students for Peace and Justice spread the word about climate change

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Associate News Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Though their posters kept blowing everywhere because of the wind, Earth Wise and Students for Peace and Justice still decorated the Doudna Steps and passed out pamphlets to spread awareness about the atrocities of climate change Thursday afternoon. Participants painted posters and displayed them on the Doudna...

Women’s tennis ready for Jacksonville State

Women’s tennis ready for Jacksonville State

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Tennis Reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Showcase, Sports

The first time Eastern’s women’s tennis team faced Jacksonville State on March 16, freshman Claire Martin found herself as the last singles match to finish, with the score tied 3-3. After barely winning the first set 7-6, she was able to secure the win for Eastern with a 6-3 second-set win. Inte...

Panthers set for OVC Tournament

Panthers set for OVC Tournament

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Showcase, Sports

The Eastern men’s tennis team is off to the Ohio Valley Conference tournament Friday at the Centennial Sportsplex in Nashville. The tournament goes until April 22 and the Panthers' first match is against Jacksonville State. Eastern finished with a record of 6-16 and 1-5 in the OVC in the regular season. For ...

Student Spotlight: Kyrsten Holderby will present research at national conference

Student Spotlight: Kyrsten Holderby will present research at national conference

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Kyrsten Holderby, a senior biological sciences major, will be speaking at a national conference hosted by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology on Saturday and Sunday in San Diego, Calif. At the conference, Holderby will be presenting research she and her lab partners worked on ab...

Students find out what it would be like to live as a refugee during simulation

Students find out what it would be like to live as a refugee during simulation

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Associate News Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

During “Walk a Mile in a Refugee’s Shoes,” students experienced a simulation of what it would be like to live as a refugee, fleeing from their home country to find a new life in the US, on the Library Quad Wednesday afternoon. At the simulation, organized by Students for Peace and Justice, students we...

No permanent Speaker of the Senate elected for fall 2018

No permanent Speaker of the Senate elected for fall 2018

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

There will be no elections for a new speaker of the senate this semester because none of the current student senators approached Student Body President Luke Young to inquire about the position before Wednesday’s meeting. Before anyone can nominate a senator, those interested have to tell the student...

Eastern batters explode for 17 runs in win over Illinois State

Eastern batters explode for 17 runs in win over Illinois State

Adam Shay, Baseball Reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

  Eastern and Illinois State have had a school rivalry for over 100 years. On the baseball field Wednesday, they squared off in a game that will never be forgotten. After a nine-run first inning and a barrage of home runs, the Panthers had an offensive explosion as they defeated the Redbirds...

Softball team loses against SIUE on 2 walk offs

Softball team loses against SIUE on 2 walk offs

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports

In game one of the Eastern softball team’s doubleheader against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, the Panthers took a three-run lead into the seventh just to see it slip away and lose 5-4 on a walk-off single by Kalei Kaneshiro. Fast-forward seven innings into game two, and a different story, same outcome. Easter...

Four-run inning downs baseball team

Four-run inning downs baseball team

Tom O'Connor, Baseball Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

Through four shutout innings, freshman Blake Malatestinic provided the momentum for a third win in the past four games. But a four-run seventh inning for Butler, marked by three singles and a double, would syphon out this efficiency in a 6-3 Eastern loss in which neither team scored the first four inning...

Faculty Senate discusses shared governance

Faculty Senate discusses shared governance

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

A proposal for a new shared governance plan presented at the latest Faculty Senate meeting would keep the number of senators the same but include senators on other campus committees. Vice chair Jeff Stowell, a psychology professor, originally showed a shared governance plan, which included a much...

Men’s tennis seniors excited for OVC tournament

Men’s tennis seniors excited for OVC tournament

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Showcase, Sports

For the first time in their careers, Eastern men’s tennis seniors Grant and Trent Reiman, and Jared Woodson will part take in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament. The Panthers clinched their first tournament berth in four years with a 4-3 win over Tennessee State. Eastern has not made an appearance...

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