The Daily Eastern News

Notebook: Eastern tied for last in Summit League

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

October 12, 2017

With eight minutes left to play in regulation against Saint Francis, Eastern senior Zach Medawattage delivered what would be the eventual game winning goal, breaking an 82-minute 0-0 tie, giving his team a 1-0 victory and its second win in three games. This tide-turning goal by Medawattage occurred on...

CAA to vote to change name of women’s studies program

Staff Report

October 10, 2017

The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on a change to the name of the women’s studies program and minor and a revision to the psychology minor at its next meeting Thursday. Women’s studies voted to rename the program to women’s gender and sexuality studies in the fall of 2015. According to...

Donations accepted all week for hurricane victims in Dominica

Staff Report

October 1, 2017

A drive to support relief efforts that will help those in Dominica affected by Hurricane Maria will take place this week. Donations can be brought to the College of Education and Professional Studies Dean’s office from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday this week. Those interested in helpi...

RSO to ring in Jewish New Year with pastries

Chrissy Miller, News Editor

September 20, 2017

In the spirit of celebrating Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, the EIU spiritual pluralism and selfless service registered student organization is handing out traditional Jewish pastries and information cards about the holiday. The group will do this from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. outside of Doudna Fine...

Rollerblading, laser tag to be featured FUNfest

AJ Fournier, Campus Reporter

September 15, 2017

Rollerblading, laser tag and karaoke are just some of the events that families can take part in at the annual Family Weekend FUNfest. The event will be hosted by the University Board and is a great time for EIU students and families to share a fun-filled evening together while creating lasting EIU...

Rally shows support for DACA recipients

Eastern students protest the repeal of the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals program on Friday Afternoon at Morton Park.

Abbey Whittington, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2017

The wings of a monarch soared above the crowd in the hands of Yesenia Muruato, a junior criminology major, who used the butterfly to represent DREAM-ers at Friday's rally in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and its recipients. Muruato said the monarch butterfly represents migration ...

Water boil order issued for Charleston

Analicia Haynes and Cassie Buchman

September 11, 2017

A city-wide boil order for Charleston has been put into place until 11 a.m. Monday as a result of a large water main break on Douglas Drive at Alan Drive. People are advised not to drink tap water from a faucet or fountain until the boil order has ended. Water must be boiled until bubbles start t...

Faculty Senate debates renaming Douglas Hall

Chrissy Miller, News Editor

September 6, 2017

After a teleconference with former Eastern professor Chris Hanlon, the Faculty Senate debated how changing Douglas Hall’s name would affect the community and ideas of how to handle the proposal. In Fall 2010, Hanlon first brought forth this proposal. Former Eastern President Bill Perry agreed with ...

Eastern Board of Trustee member to run for representative

Staff Report

September 5, 2017

Eastern Trustee Dan Caulkins has decided to run for state Rep. Bill Mitchell’s (R-Forsyth)  seat in the House of Representatives in the upcoming election. Caulkins will officially announce his candidacy for representative of the 101st district at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the Decatur Civic Center. "When...

Late goal by DeWolf gives Eastern win

Sophomore Sarah DeWolf dribbles past a Milwaukee defender Saturday at Lakeside Field. DeWolf netted the Panthers’ game winning goal with 61 seconds left in the game the day before against Green Bay.

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Soccer Reporter

August 30, 2017

  Nothing was going into the goal for Eastern’s women’s soccer team against Green Bay Friday, until sophomore forward Sarah DeWolf broke the 0-0 tie with barely any time left in regulation. It was one of those games where one team was able to dominate throughout the contest, but nothing...

Red, White and Blue Days schedule

Red, White and Blue Days schedule

Tony Komada, Online Editor

July 2, 2015

A full schedule for the Red, White, and Blue days can be seen on the 25-year anniversary article. Friday: 3 p.m. Vendors open 6:30 p.m. Free entertainment - Forgotten Highway -Farmer of the year award -Little Mr. and Miss Firecracker 8 p.m. Free entertainment - Jo Dee Messina   S...

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