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

All content by Aidan Cusack
Cicadas shells collect on mature tree just west of Eastern Illinois University campus, 
 May 8 2011 Charleston, Ill.

Cicadas swarm state track meet

Aidan Cusack, Editor-In-Chief
May 26, 2024
Players from Southeast Missouri State University and Eastern scramble for a loose ball during the womens basketball game Thursday evening at Groniger Arena. The Panthers won 72-52 against the Redhawks.

Eastern gets a dominant win over SEMO

Aidan Cusack, Sports Reporter
February 15, 2024
(From Left to Right) Rachel Koon (12), Kylie Decker (11), Kathryn Cichon (3) and Brenda Torres (2) vie for positioning at the beginning of the mile run at track meet.

Track and field weekend recap

Aidan Cusack, Sports Reporter
January 30, 2024
Eastern freshman Riley Baker prepares to run in the EIU Big Blue Classic on March 30 at O’Brien Field. Eastern is traveling to Illinois on Saturday for a meet.

Riley Baker: From athlete to coach

Aidan Cusack, Sports Reporter
January 22, 2024
Zay Gentry, a junior defensive back (27), Runs the football back during kickoff return during Eastern Illinois University  Homecoming football game Saturday afternoon.

The student side of student athlete

Aidan Cusack, Sports Reporter
January 17, 2024
Kooper Jacobi (40) led the Panthers with 14 points and went 6-9 in field goals helping to secure the Panthers triple-digit win over University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy Saturday afternoon at Groniger Arena.

Winter break sports recap

Aidan Cusack, Sports Reporter
January 8, 2024
Freshman Joe Stoddard (117) runs at the 2023 EIU Walt Crawford open.

Freshman standout Joe Stoddard

Aidan Cusack, Sports Reporter
November 17, 2023
Eastern Head Football Coach Chris Wilkerson encourages Redshirt Sophomore Quarterback Jonah OBrien after scoring a touchdown in the third quarter of the season opener against Northern Illinois University at Huskies Stadium Thursday night. The Panthers lost 34-27 against the Huskies.

Meet the Coaches: Chris Wilkerson

Aidan Cusack, Sports Reporter
October 30, 2023
Senior kicker Stone Galloway kicks a 56 yard field goal to put the panthers ahead of Mcneese St cowboys with 20 seconds left at O‘Brien Field Saturday afternoon. The panthers won 31-28.

The Panthers’ secret weapon

Aidan Cusack, Sports Reporter
October 24, 2023
Cross Country Coach Erin Howarth accepts OVC Cross Country Coach of the year award after the Conference Championship Saturday afternoon, Oct. 29, 2022, at Putnam County Sports Complex in Cookeville, Tenn.

Meet the Coaches: Erin Howarth

Aidan Cusack, Sports Reporter
September 26, 2023
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