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

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

2016-2017 Staff

Bryan Bund

Bryan Bund

Hey, I'm Bryan Bund an I am a sports photographer for the DEN. I am a junior and have been shooting Eastern sports since my sophomore year. I have shot football, soccer, volleyball...

Sean Hastings

Sean Hastings

Hey, I’m Sean Hastings. I am senior journalism major and the Sports Editor for the Daily Eastern News. I pretty much love the Chicago Blackhawks more than anything. I have a...

Lynnsey Veach

Lynnsey Veach

Hi, my name is Lynnsey and I am a junior journalism major with minors in political science and public relations. I am currently the City Reporter for the DEN. I love watching G...

Analicia Haynes

Analicia Haynes

Hello, my name is Analicia Carmen Haynes and I’m a journalism major and the Managing Editor for The Daily Eastern News. I absolutely love to write, however this year I d...

Cassie Buchman

Cassie Buchman

Hi! My name is Cassie and I'm a senior journalism major. I am the current Editor in Chief at the DEN. My former positions include administration editor, city editor and staff...

Abbey Whittington

Abbey Whittington

Hello, my name is Abbey Whittington and I embody the looks and characteristics of the cartoon character Daria. I am a sophomore journalism major and I will be spending my second...

Molly Dotson

Molly Dotson

¡Hola! Molly is the name taking pictures is the game. I’m a senior majoring in journalism with a concentration in photojournalism and I’m also minoring in anthropology. I’m Photo E...

Olivia Swenson-Hultz

Olivia Swenson-Hultz

Hey, my name's Olivia Swenson-Hultz and I'm a journalism student at Eastern who plans to minor in political science.  In my free time I enjoy traveling, taking pictures and sometimes...

Mark Shanahan

Mark Shanahan

Hi, my name is Mark Shanahan and I'm going to be the Assistant Sports Editor this year. I'm a corporate communication major with a minor in Journalism. This is my third year writing...

Shelby Niehaus

Shelby Niehaus

My name is Shelby Niehaus. I am a senior English (with professional writing concentration) and English language arts major who wandered into journalism for love of grammar and order....

Jordan Hale

Jordan Hale

Hi! I'm Jordan hale and I am the online editor of the Daily Eastern News. I'm a sophomore here at EIU and a journalism major with a concentration in new and emerging media. I...

Angelica Cataldo

Angelica Cataldo

Hello! I’m Angelica Cataldo and I’m currently the entertainment reporter and I am a junior journalism major with a minor in marketing. This is my first year on The Daily Eastern...

Janet Pernell

Janet Pernell

My name is Janet Pernell. I am currently a staff reporter. I am a freshman Journalism major. I have a soft spot for dogs and cats.

TNerra Butler

T’Nerra Butler

Hey! I'm T'Nerra and I am a journalism major. In my spare time I LOVE to read and I have a dog named Simba. In one word I would describe myself as  straightforward. ...

Lauren McQueen

Lauren McQueen

My name is Lauren McQueen. I’m a senior journalism major with a concentration in editing. This is my third year working for the Daily Eastern News. I am currently a sports design...

Justin Brown

Justin Brown

Hello, my name is Justin Brown. I am a non-traditional student in my first year with the Daily Eastern News. This year I will be the sports page designer, occasional photographer...

Chris Picazo

Chris Picazo

My name is Chris Picazo, and I am senior journalism student. I am a transfer student from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The only thing you need to know is that I love Taylor...